Brock Baker
Brock Baker
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
High School: Oakland
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Freshman Year (2013-14):  A member of the Furman 4x1500m relay team that set a new Paladin record with a time of 15:45.98 at the Raleigh Relays to open the outdoor season, breaking the old record of 15:47.52, set in 2012…opened the cross country season with a tenth-place finish (15:27.4) at the Western Carolina Invite…finished 12th at the Furman Cross Country Invitational…also placed 12th with a time of 25:37.6 at the SoCon Cross Country championships, earning a spot on the All-SoCon second team and the SoCon All-Freshman team…led the Paladins with a 15th-place finish at the Southeast Regional Championships…took second place in the 3,000m (8:20.97) to open the indoor season at the Emory Crossplex Invite…named to the All-SoCon team and the SoCon All-Freshman team after posting a time of 4:18.27 to place second in the mile at the league indoor championships…also ran on the Paladin DMR team that placed second at the meet (10:06.83), earning All-SoCon honors…finished fifth with a time of 3:57.49 in the 1,500m at the SoCon Outdoor Championships, garnering All-Freshman team honors…posted a season-best time of 3:46.90 in the event at the UVA Invitational…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

High School:  Helped his team to four-consecutive region and county championships, plus four top-10 finishes at the state championships...won five individual state championships...captured state championships in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m as a senior, setting a state record in the 1,600m...also notched state championships in the 1,600m and 3,200m his junior season...placed third in the 2012 state cross country meet...holds Oakland school records in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m...a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society...participated in Big Brothers/Big Sisters...started a charity organization named S.A.V.E., which has raised over $50,000 since 2011.

Personal:  Brock Edward Baker was born on September 30, 1994, in Nashville, Tenn....son of Chad and Jennifer Baker...plans to study pre-medicine.