Sarah Baker
Sarah Baker
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Blessed Trinity Catholic HS
Major: Pre-Veterinary Medicine

2014-15: Finished with a team-best 18-2 singles record playing between the fourth, fifth and sixth flights... Was a perfect 6-0 in the fourth spot and 5-0 in the sixth spot... Tied for a team-best 10-1 conference mark... Won 10-straight matches to open the season including all five match-ups in the 2014 fall season... Earned a crucial point in the Pioneers' win over nationally-ranked Queens... Finished 3-0 in the team's annual spring break trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina... Won four matches without dropping a game... Was 1-3 in doubles play with partner Erin Mills... ITA Scholar Athlete... CoSIDA Academic All-District first team.

2013-14: Posted a 9-16 record for TC during her rookie campaign playing primarily in the No. 1 flight... Won her Tusculum debut over Virginia-Wise's Brianna Stallard... Picked up singles wins in SAC victories over Lincoln Memorial (Mar. 1), Catawba (Mar. 22), and Coker (Apr. 10)... Earned a comeback three-set victory over Chelsea Powell of Dalton State (April 13)... Finished 5-1 in doubles play playing primarily in the second and third positions with partners Amanda Summer and Erin Mills... ITA Scholar Athlete... Tusculum Female Freshman of the Year Academic Award.

High School: Graduated from Blessed Trinity Catholic HS... Coached by Alan Keel... Member of four state championship teams (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) and three region championship programs (2010, 2011, 2013)... Also played with the Olde Town Club team where she was coached by Kelly Baskin... Finished in the top-10 in Georgia and top-100 in the South.

Personal: Born Mar. 4, 1995... Daughter of Mike and Robin Baker... Brother - David... Mother played tennis at Tennessee Tech (1980-82)... Grandfather, Charlie Saylor, played basketball at Georgia Tech in 1945... Majoring in pre-veterinary medicine with a minor in biology... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Become a veterinarian; Favorite book: "Thousand Splendid Suns"; Favorite midnight snack: Party Mix; Favorite musical artists: Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran; Favorite song: "Come and Get It"; Sarah can't go a week without: Her phone; Most thrilling moment in sports: Winning the state championship for the first time; Advice to kids: "Never give up"; Favorite color: Blue; Favorite foods: Mexican, Italian; Favorite sport other than tennis: Basketball; People Sarah most admires: Her mother and grandparents; Toughest opponent Sarah has ever played against: Alexis Casati; What people don't know about Sarah: She started playing tennis right-handed; When she was a kid, Sarah tried to be like: Lizzie McGuire; When people first meet Sarah, they think: She smiles a lot.