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River Profile

(Updated July 2019)
Andalusia, Ala.
high school
Pleasant Home

Career Honors:

  • 2019-20 ACC Newcomer Watch List.

Before Florida State:

  • 2019 McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic participant.
  • Ranked 27th overall in the ESPNW Hoopgurlz Class of 2019 rankings, as well as the fifth-best post player.
  • Became just the ninth player in Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State basketball history to be named a five-time All-State player.
  • Four-time Alabama Class 1A All-State First Team member.
  • Averaged a double-double as a senior for Pleasant Home High School with 24.9 points and 13.8 rebounds, and she also added 6.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Crowned MVP for the annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game, where she recorded 19 points and 13 rebounds in the game, totaling a double-double by halftime.
  • Averaged 23.6 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 2.9 steals and 4.8 blocks as a junior in the 2017-18 season.
  • Named one of 50 high school prospects to the Naismith Watch List as a senior.
  • Won the 2017 and 2018 Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 1A Player of the Year.
  • Chose Florida State over Kentucky, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Auburn and UConn.
  • Named a finalist for the USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Cup Team in 2018.
  • Was also a finalist for the 2017 USA U16 National Team.
  • As a freshman, she averaged 25.8 points for Pleasant Home and followed with 28.7 points as a sophomore.
  • Was also an all-state volleyball player and a state shot put champion.

All About Me:

  • Born on: March 30, 2001.
  • Parents: Gabrielle Baldwin and John Baldwin.
  • Major: Sport Management.