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2010: Competed in five races for the Commodores this season ... Placed ninth overall at the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 15:57.47 ... Was the first Vanderbilt finisher at the Louisville Invitational, clocking a time of 25:31.32 in the 8K race ... Paced the Commodores at the SEC Championships with a time of 26:18.17 ... Posted a time of 33:01.29 at the NCAA South Regional.
2009: Recipient of the Most Improved Award at the end of season team banquet ...Finished in the top five of Commodore runners in every outing this season ... Posted a time of 28:07 at the Vanderbilt Invitational, helping the Commodores to a third-place finish ... Third Vanderbilt finisher at Pre-Nationals, posting a time of 27:18 ... Clocked a 10K time of 34:02 at the NCAA South Regional.
High School/Prep:Three-time letterwinner in cross country and six-time letterwinner in track and field ... also played soccer in high school ... finished 23rd at state cross country meet while competing for Weston Pine Crest High School ... posted a top-five finish in the mile at 2008 state track meet and ninth-place finish in the two-mile run ... holds personal bests time of 4:27.20 (1600m), 9:56 (3200m), 2:00.40 (800m).
Personal:Christopher Simpson Baker ... born September 18, 1990 ... parents are Dale and Mary Baker ... has one younger sister, Katie and one younger brother, Timmy ... lists Las Vegas as his favorite vacation spot ... biomedical engineering major.