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Katie Baker

#15

Katie Baker

Freshman Season (2015)

Played in 24 games as a freshman…entered the game primarily as a pinch runner, but also played second base in five games…scored eight runs during the season…had her first career at bat versus Boston College on February 28…pinch ran and scored a run versus Florida A&M on February 10… pinch ran and scored a run against UCLA on Feb. 21…ended the game versus Bethune-Cookman with a double play at second base, tagging the runner and throwing to first…scored on a sacrifice fly at Virginia Tech on March 21…pinch ran and scored at Louisville on April 12 in FSU’s 9-1 victory…pinch ran at North Florida on May 3 and stayed in the game to record two at bats.

High School

Four-year starter at Chiles High School…named to the All-Big Bend First Team in 2010-13, including while in eighth grade at Maclay School…earned First Team All-State honors in 2012 and 2013…Chiles Offensive awarded the Heisman award by her senior class…2012 and 2013 Offensive MVP at Chiles…played on the Team North Florida travel team since 2009…participated in the 2012 16U ASA Nationals.

Personal

Born on January 13, 1996…majoring in Communications…aspires to work in broadcast journalism…looking forward to playing at Louisville because they are new members of the ACC…would like to add UCLA to the schedule because she has family in that area…her mother, Julie (Larsen), played softball at Florida State from 1985-88 and is in the top 5 on the FSU career list in five pitching categories and also holds the single-season ERA record (0.29 in 1985)…her father, Chip, has worked with the FSU baseball program for 30 years as an assistant coach and director of operations…loves the Fast and the Furious movie series…favorite subject in school is psychology…had two dogs growing up …wears No. 15 because her friend and former FSU baseball player Tyler Holt wore that number during college…favorite home-cooked meal is lasagna.