Events: Javelin Throw (147-10)
2018 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Competed solely in the javelin throw ... registered a personal best throw of 45.07 meters (147-10) at the Louisiana Classics to place fourth in her first collegiate meet ... placed 11th at the SEC Championships with a toss of 44.18 meters (144-11) ... claimed gold at the Miami Hurricane Invitational with a throw of 44.53 meters (146-1) ... garnered bronze at the LSU Battle on the Bayou with a throw of 42.14 meters (138-3) ... picked up fourth-place finishes at the LSU Alumni Gold (44.64m/146-5) and Texas Relays (43.00m/141-1) ... represented LSU at the NCAA East Preliminaries.
2018 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Did not compete.
PRIOR TO LSU
Competed at Hanson Memorial High School … three-time LHSAA 1A state champion in the javelin throw … 2017 Hanson Memorial Female Athlete of the Year … won the 2017 LHSAA state title in the javelin with a throw of 131 feet, 11 inches … 2016 state champion in the javelin throw with a heave of 132 feet even … threw the javelin 129 feet, six inches for her first-career state title in 2015 … also played softball and basketball in high school.
Daughter of Raquel and Kendall Baker … has three siblings (Micah, Camille, Gabriel) … her grandfather, Wrophus Baker, played football at Dilliard University … mother Raquel and godfather Terence Bogan both attended LSU … planning on majoring in business management … chose LSU due to the welcoming atmosphere and because she wanted to settle for nothing less than excellence.