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23 Tiffany Baker
THE BAKER REPORT
• Powerful hitter from the right side of the plate
Two-time All-SoCon First Team (2B-2009 and 3B-2010)
All-time career home run leader with 32
Tied the season home run record with 14 in 2010
Has compiled .587 slugging percentage, which places her fourth on the all-time career list
Ninth all-time with 96 RBI
Transitioned to third base after sophomore campaign

JUNIOR (2010)            
Season Notes
- 2010 NFCA All-South Region Second Team
- 2010 All-Southern Conference First Team
- 2010 SoCon All-Academic Team
- Started 56 games at third base
- Tied UTC single-season HR record with 14 round trippers
- Led team in RBI (41), slugging pct. (.669), on-base pct. (487), doubles (9) , home runs (14) and total bases (101)
- Team leader with 11 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games
- Compiled .965 fielding percentage
- Fall and spring  Dean's List
Game Highlights
- Hit three home runs on 2/19 including a career-high two against Butler to help secure SoCon weekly honors (2/23)
- Named SoCon Player of the Month for February
- Belted a game-winning HR in extra innings at Samford (3/27)
- Hit a grand slam at Tennessee State (4/6)

SOPHOMORE (2009)            
Season Notes
- 2009 NFCA All-South Region Team at second base
- 2009 All-Southern Conference First Team
- 2009 SoCon All-Academic Team
- Started 53 games at designated player, first base and second base before an ankle injury sidelined her in the opening game of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional
- Led team in batting average (.365), RBI (41), slugging percentage (.667), doubles (11) and home runs (12)
- Paced team with 16 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games.
- Finished with .981 fielding percentage
- Fall and spring Dean's List
Game Highlights
- Hit a walk-off, three-run homer against Campbell
- Recorded nine-game hitting streak April 11 to May 3, going 11-for-25 (.440), 5 RBI and .880 SLG%.

FRESHMAN (2008)
Season Notes
- 2008 SoCon All-Tournament Team
- Started 50 games at second base
- Recorded a .971 fielding percentage
- Scored 23 runs and drove in 14, registering six home runs and seven doubles

TENNESSEE (2007)    
-    Redshirted as a freshman

EAST RIDE HIGH SCHOOL    
- Four-year letterwinner in softball and volleyball at East Ridge High School
- 2006 Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year
- All-State selection and Chattanooga Times Free Press "Best of Preps" Player of the Year following junior and senior seasons
- Named All-District each season
- Helped the Pioneers to four undefeated seasons in district competition
- Finished with .537 batting average, 50 doubles, 21 triples and 35 home runs
- Notched 15 shutouts, nine no-hitters and struck out 329 batters as a pitcher
- Graduated fourth in her class

PERSONAL   
- Born in East Ridge, Tenn., on July 20, 1988
- Daughter of Lisa Baker and the late Phil Baker
- Majoring in Health and Human Performance, Pedagogy 

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2008.... .210 51-50 138 23 29 7 1 6 14 56 .406 11 1 28 0 .273 0 3 2-2 87 46 4 .971
2009.... .365 53-53 156 26 57 11 0 12 41 104 .667 12 4 18 0 .420 2 3 0-0 123 33 3 .981
2010.... .331 56-56 151 28 50 9 0 14 41 101 .669 40 7 35 0 .487 1 0 0-0 44 121 6 .965
TOTAL... .306 160-159 445 77 136 27 1 32 96 261 .587 63 12 81 0 .403 3 6 2-2 254 200 13 .972

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 3, 9 times
Doubles: 2, at Georgia Southern, May 03, 2008
Triples: 1, Marshall, Mar. 2, 2008
Home runs: 2, vs Butler, Feb 19, 2010 ; at Georgia State, Mar 31, 2010
Total bases: 10, at Georgia State, Mar 31, 2010
RBI: 5, at Tennessee State, Apr 06, 2010
Runs scored: 3, at Western Carolina, Apr 04, 2009 ; Austin Peay, Feb 20, 2010 ; at Georgia State, Mar 31, 2010
Walks: 4, at Georgia Southern, Apr 11, 2010 ; at Samford, Mar 28, 2010
Hit by pitch: 2, at Samford, Mar 27, 2010
Struck out: 2, 15 times
Sac flies: 1, at Western Carolina, Apr 04, 2009 ; at Georgia Southern, Apr 10, 2010 ; Georgia Southern, Apr 25, 2009
Sac bunts: 1, 6 times
At bats: 5, at Western Carolina, Apr 04, 2009 ; at Western Carolina, Apr 05, 2009 ; Kentucky, Feb 10, 2008
Stolen bases: 1, Western Carolina, Mar 29, 2008 ; at Georgia Southern, May 03, 2008
Field chances: 10, Samford, Mar 21, 2009
Putouts: 10, Samford, Mar 21, 2009
Assists: 7, at Appalachian State, Apr 24, 2010
 
ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most home runs: 1st (32)
Most intentional walks: t-1st (8)
Highest slugging pct.: 4th (.587)
Highest on base pct.: 7th (.403)
Most fly outs: t-8th (138)
Most runs batted in: 9th (96)
Most walks: 9th (63)
Most times hit by pitch: 9th (12)
Most double plays turned: t-9th (10)
Most total bases: 10th (261)
Most times struck out: 10th (81)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most intentional walks: 1st (7 in 2010)
Most home runs: t-1st (14 in 2010)
Most walks: 2nd (40 in 2010)
Highest on base pct.: 3rd (.487 in 2010)
Most times hit by pitch: t-5th (7 in 2010)
Most home runs: t-6th (12 in 2009)
Highest slugging pct.: 8th (.669 in 2010)
Highest slugging pct.: 9th (.667 in 2009)

Position: IF/OF
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Ridge, Tenn.
High School: East Ridge
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