Ashleigh Baker
Ashleigh Baker
Height: 5'5"
Year: So.
Hometown: Naples, Fla.
High School: First Baptist Academy
Events: Distance
Major: Art

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference honorable mention - Cross Country (2018)

2018-19 (Sophomore): Competed in six cross country meets... Earned All-USA South honorable mention after placing 26th with a personal record time of 26:16.6 at the conference meet (Oct. 26)... Set a personal best in the 5k with a time of 24:22.7 at the Berea Invitational (Sept. 15)... Finished 12th at the Huntingdon Invitational at 30:50.0 (Sept. 8)... Competed in all six outdoor track meets and one indoor meet... Set a personal record in the outdoor 1500 with a time of 5:30.15 at the USA South Championships... Also set a personal best in the 5,000 meter outdoor with a mark of 21:17.26 at the Victor Icebreaker Duals

2017-18 (Freshman): Ran in five meets during the fall cross country season.. Recorded her 6k personal best at the USA South Championships with a time of 28:25.6... Ran in one event during the indoor track season, recording a time of 13:49.25 in the 3000m at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12)... Ran in two events over the course of the outdoor track season... Recorded her personal best in the 1500m at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (Mar. 3) with a time of 6:12.69... Set a personal best of 3:08.22 in the 800m at the Hilltop Classic (Mar. 30)

High School: Attended First Baptist Academy... Ran cross country and track and also played soccer and tennis... Helped team to regional appearances in corss country, soccer and track & field... Part of the 4x800 district championship relay team... Named team MVP for cross country in 2016... Nike I Am Sport Award recipient... Earned Heart of the Lion awards in both tennis and track... FACA All-Academic in soccer... Graduated with distinction... Member of National Honor Society

Personal: Parents are Troy and Jinny Baker... Has two sisters, Anna and Alexis... Favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5-6... Majoring in art

Baker's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
2-mile: 15:28.73 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
6K: 26:16.64 (USA South Conference Championships, Oct. 26, 2018)
5k: 24:22.7 (Berea College Mike and Mary Kay Invitational, Sept. 15, 2018)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 3:08.22 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2018)
1500m: 5:30.15 (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
5000m: 21:17.26 (Victor Icebreaker Duals, March 2, 2019)
3000m Steeple: 13:27.13 (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
4x800: 10:56.36 - Danek, Pepper, Settle (Rhodes Invitational, March 15-16, 2019)

Indoor Track:
3000m: 12:23.18 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 2, 2019)