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Colin Baker
Colin Baker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Haddonfield, N.J.

High School:
Haddonfield

Last College:
University of Pennsylvania

Event:
Distance

Experience:
JR


12/18/2012

23 Cross Country Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Rodden leads the way with 4.0 cumulative GPA

11/18/2011

Women's Cross Country, Dawson and McNally to NCAA Championships

Seasoned group of Nittany Lions look to cap off season in style in Terre Haute

11/10/2011

Targets Locked on Terre Haute at NCAA Regional Championships

Nittany Lions vie to earn qualifying spots for National Championships on Saturday

10/27/2011

Nittany Lions to Toe the Line at Big Ten Championships

Both Penn State programs in position for solid finishes in against stellar competition

10/12/2011

Penn State National to Draw Top Competition

Nittany Lions to toe the line on Friday morning

On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Ran in three races, taking 15th overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Finished 74th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed in four events ... Top place finish was 15th overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Placed 17th in the JV race at Notre Dame.

Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Competed in the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2013 Indoor || Raced on four occasions ... Highest finish was seventh in the 800 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Ran a PR 4:14.67 for the mile at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed third in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Invitational and fifth in the event at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Was a member of the third-place 4x800 at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Won the 1000 at the Penn State Relays ... Assisted on the third-place DMR at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Placed eighth in the mile at the Akron Invitational.

Before Penn State ... || University of Pennsylvania || Baker joined the Nittany Lions after spending his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania. || High School || Ran personal-best 4:09.30 to place second in the 1600-meters at the 2009 New Jersey Meet of Champions ... Finished third in both the 800 and the 1600 at the New Jersey Group 2 Championships as a senior in 2010 ... Three-time Meet of Champions qualifier in cross country. || Personal || Majoring in Psychology.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m 1:55.01 ***
1500m *** 3:58.91
Mile 4:14.67 ***

2012 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
8/31 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 6K 15th 7 1st 19:34
9/8 Harry Groves Spiked Shoe 5.2m 74th 8 3rd 28:12
9/29 Greater Louisville 8K 219th 11 10th 27:10

2011 Meet-by Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
9/2 Lock Haven 6K 16 7 11 19:05
9/17 Spiked Shoe 5.2m 15 NTS 2

27:34

9/30 Notre Dame 5 Miles 17 JV 10

26:16

10/14 Penn State National 5.2 Miles 98 7 11

28:31

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