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Jade Baker

Throws
Position
Freshman
Class
North Richland Hills, Texas
Hometown
Covenant Christian
High School

NCAA East Prelims
2019: Hammer Throw

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2019 Outdoor 
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Set a school record with a throw of 63.61m (208’8”) at the ACC Championships
• Finished seventh at the ACC Championships in the hammer throw, placing seventh in the event 
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the hammer throw 
• Finished 14th at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
• Won the hammer throw at the William and Mary Triangular 
• Topped the school record twice during the season, throwing a mark of 62.57m (205’7″) against Maryland, Pitt and West Virginia and a mark of 63.61m (208’8″) 
• Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019 Indoor

• Finished 15th at the ACC Championships, recording a throw of 17.21m (56’5.75″) in the weight throw 
• Threw a career-best mark of 17.46 m (57’3.5”) at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge, capturing the fourth-best throw in school history
• Placed sixth at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge in the weight throw 

2018 Outdoor 

• Captured a career-best throw of 57.07m (187’3″) in the hammer throw at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Ranks second all-time at UVA in the hammer throw 
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018 Indoor 

• Posted a career best in the weight throw at the Michigan Power Five Invitational 
• Ranks seventh in school history in the weight throw with a throw of 16.61m (54’6″)
• Placed 17th at the ACC Championships in the weight throw 

2017 Outdoor

• Finished 11th in the hammer at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Recorded a career best in the hammer (47.76m; 156-8) at the Virginia Grand Prix and in the javelin at the Virginia Quad (26.68m; 87-6) 
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2017 Indoor

• Recorded a career best in the weight throw at the Liberty Elite Invitational with a a mark of 14.68m (48-2)

2016 Outdoor

• Competed at Virginia Quad and Lou Onesty/Milton G. Abramson Invitational in 100m
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016 Indoor

• Competed at Virginia Tech Invitational and Doc Hale VT Elite

Background

• 2013 and 2014 Texas long jump state champion
• 2013 Texas 200m and 400m state champion
• 2014 Texas 100m state champion