23 - Evann Baker
Evann Baker
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: Archbishop Carroll
College: Maine Central Institute
Position: G

As a Junior in 2009-10:
Saw action in 10 games off the bench for the Bobcats ... Established season highs in points (3), minutes played (14), rebounds (1) and assists (1) against Dartmouth, 12/30 ... Also added two points in 13 minutes in the Bobcats' National Invitation Tournament appearance at Virginia Tech, 3/17 ... Added an assist against both Columbia (12/23) and Monmouth (2/25) ... Made a steal at Lehigh, 11/18 ... Knocked down three of four free-throw attempts.


As a Sophomore in 2008-09:

Sat out the 2008-09 season due to injury, receiving a medical redshirt.

 

 

As a Freshman in 2007-08:

Named to the Northeast Conference All-Rookie Team after averaging 10.9 points (2nd – team) ... Led the Bobcats in free-throw percentage (.822), which was also good for second in the conference ... Was named NEC Rookie of the Week twice, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 ... His 53.3 (16-30) three-point field-goal percentage was tops on the team ... Hit on 45.0 percent of his field-goal attempts (T-5th – team) ... Was fourth on the team in assists with 70, for a 2.6 per game average ... His 24 steals were second-best on the team ... Played 785 minutes (3rd – team) for a 29.1 per game average (2nd – team) ... Made all of his shot attempts at New Hampshire, Nov. 25, going 9-for-9 from the field, including 1-for-1 from three-point range, and adding six free throws on six attempts for 25 points ... Also finished with a season-high seven rebounds at New Hampshire ... Scored 21 points in the Bobcats’ Jan. 12 victory at Monmouth ... Scored 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting at Saint Francis (Pa.), Jan. 3 ... Dished out a season-high seven assists, Dec. 6, against St. Francis (N.Y.) ... Made a season-high four steals against Saint Francis (Pa.), Jan. 31 ... Made all eight of his free-throw attempts, Jan. 19, against Long Island ... Went 3-for-3 from long range against both Monmouth, Jan. 12, and Saint Francis (Pa.), Jan. 31.

 

Before Quinnipiac:
Four-year letterwinner at Archbishop Carroll before attending Maine Central Institute ... Averaged 22 points and six assists per game for MCI last season ... Also named to the National Prep School Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Was named the 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year for the D.C. area and was a Washington Post All-Metro Honorable Mention after averaging 19.5 points and five assists ... Named to the 2006 Capital Classic District All-Stars ... Turned in a now-legendary performance at the Montverde (Fla.) Academy Invitational Tournament ... Broke eight tournament records on his way to being named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player ... Scored 17 points against tournament champion Wheeler and 31 points against Heritage Christian before pouring in a career-best 51 points against Brevard Christian ... In that game, he converted on 21-of-21 attempts from the free throw line ... He broke the tournament records for overall points (99), points scored in a game (51), free throws attempted (38), free throws made (34), free throws attempted in one game (21), free throws made in a game (21), points in one quarter (24 in the fourth quarter) and points in one half (30 in the second half).

 

Personal:
Born in Washington, D.C ... Son of Sheryl and Mike Baker ... Has five brothers, Ryan, Jeremy, Corey, Travis and Ian ... Brother, Jeremy, is also a member of the Quinnipiac University men's basketball team ... Cousin, Jerome Dyson, plays basketball at Connecticut ... A media studies major with a minor in sports studies.

 

Career Highs
Points - 25 at New Hampshire, 11/25/07
Rebounds - 7 at New Hampshire, 11/25/07
Assists - 7 vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), 12/6/07
Blocks - 2, two times
Steals - 4 vs. Saint Francis (Pa.), 1/31/08

2009-10 Season Highs
Points - 3 vs. Dartmouth, 12/30/09

Rebounds - 1 vs. Dartmouth, 12/30/09
Assists - 1, four times
Blocks - N/A
Steals - 1 at Lehigh, 11/18/09