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Chris Baker

180 lbs.
Graduate Student
Moorestown, N.J.
High School
Washington College
Previous School
Chris Baker - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Appeared in 27 games and started one game as a DH against Virginia Tech on April 1.
• Had 10 hits in 32 at bats including four doubles and 12 RBI.
• Eight of his 10 hits came as a pinch-hitter, the most on the team.
• Was at the plate for Virginia’s ninth-inning, walk-off win against Florida State on March 24.
• Delivered a one-out, pinch-hit, two-RBI single in the top of the ninth to make the score 9-6 against Georgia Tech on May 19. UVA eventually clinched the series with a 10-6 victory.
Pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh inning against Pitt on April 16 to put UVA Up 6-3 in an eventual 8-5 Cavalier win.
• Recorded his first two hits as a Cavalier in the fifth inning, as part of a 14-run UVA rally against Navy in the season opener on Feb. 17. Finished 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored and four RBI in the contest.
• Had a pinch-hit, RBI double in the seventh inning against Army, the opening game of the NCAA Charlottesville Regional on June 2.


• 2022 Eldridge Eliason Award, annually given to an athlete with scholastic standing in the upper half of the class who had achieved the most in athletics.
• All-Centennial Conference Second Team
• Academic All-Centennial honoree
• Tops on the team in runs (46), walks (25), triples (6) and steals (19) as he hit .329 with 12 doubles, two home runs and 29 RBI with a .429 on-base percentage and a .530 slugging percentage in 2022.
• Tied the school’s single season record for runs with 46
• Member of the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll

• ABCA/Rawlings All-Mid-Atlantic Region second team
• All-Centennial Conference First Team
• Academic All-Centennial honoree
• Led the team and the Centennial Conference in home runs (5), RBI (29), runs (25), triples (3) and stolen bases (14) and tied for first in hits (34) in hitting .362 in 2021.
• Named the 2021 Team MVP
• Awarded the Centennial Conference Player of the Week on May 11 after he went 5-for-8 with two home runs, three RBIs, three runs scored and two doubles in Saturday’s Centennial Conference doubleheader against Muhlenberg. In game two’s 5-4 win, he socked a pair of home runs, including the walk-off two-run blast to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning.
• Member of the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll

• Hit .358 with a team-leading 18 runs scored, tied for the tops in doubles (4), second in stolen bases (5) and tied for second in triples (2) in 2020.
• Member of the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll

• led team in hitting (.444), stolen bases (10), and on-base percentage (.500), finished second in slugging (.653), and tied for second in doubles (9) while scoring 21 runs and driving in 18

• Lettered in baseball and played basketball at Moorestown
• In baseball, was a three-time first-team All-Liberty Division and two-time second-team All-Burlington County
• Was chosen to play in the Carpenter Cup three times
• Graduated cum laude and won Latin Award.


• Born in Moorestown, N.J.
• Son of Mike and Michelle Baker
• Has a younger sister, Katie
• Pursuing a Masters in Accounting
• Father Mike ran track at Boston College