43 - Matt Baker
Matt Baker
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
Year: Jr.
Hometown: South Hadley, Mass.
High School: South Hadley
Position: DEFENSE

As a senior:
Anchored the Bobcats' defense, starting 10 of 14 games ... Caused 16 turnovers, good for second on the team ... Scooped up 12 ground balls.

As a sophomore: 

Saw action in eight games on the Bobcats’ defense ... scooped up one ground ball.

 

As a freshman:

Saw action in six games.

 

Before Quinnipiac:

Played scholastically at South Hadley High...Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and football...First-Team All-Western Mass. pick in both sports...Team captain in both sports...Team won 2004 State championship and 2006 Superbowl...Also played basketball for two years.

 

Personal:

The son of Deborah and Donald Baker ... has two older siblings, Melissa and Nick, and a younger sister, Meghan ... Plans to major in business ... a finance major.

 

 

As a junior:
Appeared in all 13 games and started nine times for the Bobcats defense...Ranked fifth on the team with 20 groundballs.