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Kiara Baker

  #12
  Position: G    Ht.: 5-5
  Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
  Previous School: South Gwinnett HS
  Eligibility: So.  Major: Pre-Medicine

2011-12: Appeared in five games before missing the second half of the season with a knee injury... Scored six points and had three rebounds in 25 minutes of playing time... Tallied two points in games at Findlay (Nov. 19), at North Georgia (Nov. 26) and vs. Shaw (Nov. 28)... Also had two rebounds and a steal against Shaw... Also played two minutes at Johnson C. Smith (Dec. 16) and four minutes at Georgia College (Dec. 30).

High School
: Graduated from South Gwinnett HS in Snellville, Ga... Coached by Jamie Kruppa... Lettered in basketball and track & field for the Comets... Member of the 2009 Greater Southern Shootout All-Tournament Team... Won Best Defensive and Best Offensive Player Awards and was team Co-MVP as a senior.

Personal
: Full name is Kiara Cherelle Baker... Born Dec. 7, 1993 in Providence, R.I... Daughter of Curtis Baker and Maria Resendes... Has a brother, Spencer Resendes and three sisters, Koren and Jenay Baker and Londell Gonsalves... Majoring in Pre-Medicine... Community service activities includes speaking with students at an alternative school... Plans to become a dentist... Favorite class: Math; Favorite midnight snacks: Juice and Hot Pockets and candy; Favorite Song: "Let's Stay Together"; Kiara can't live without: Her phone; Advice to kids: "Be a kid"; Favorite colors: Blue and pink; Favorite foods: Chinese food and home-cooked meals; Favorite sport other than basketball: Track & Field; Person Kiara most admires: Her father; What people don't know about Kiara: She has a twin sister; Childhood idol: Her older sister, Londell; When other people first meet Kiara, they think: She's mean.