2 - Brendan Baker
Brendan Baker
Height: 5-9
Weight: 209
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Edina, Minn.
High School: Edina (CLC)
Position: D

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-2011:
• Played in 31 games
• Recorded one goal and a career-best eight assists for a career-best nine points
• Scored his first collegiate game-winning goal in the 3-2 victory versus Sacred Heart (2/18)
• Tallied two assists in the 7-3 Atlanic Hockey Tournament quarterfinal series clinching victory over Canisius (3/13)
• Recorded two assists during the 6-0 win against Army (2/12)
• Had assists against Notre Dame (10/8), Air Force (12/4), Yale (1/2) and Niagara (1/7)

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-2010:
• Played in 31 games
• Member of a defense that ranked third in Atlantic Hockey and 20th nationally by allowing only 2.76 goals per game
• Had one goal and four assists for five points
• Posted his first collegiate goal against Sacred Heart (11/7)
• Tied for sixth on the team for plus/minus with a +1

BEFORE HOLY CROSS:
• Three-year member of the varsity hockey team at Edina H.S. for coach Curt Giles
• Sports Illustrated featured him and his team on March 23, 2009
• Captain as a senior
• Earned 2008-2009 All-Classic Lake Conference accolades
• Named to the 2009 All-State Tournament team
• Earned 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 honorable mention All-CLC honors
• Team was the 2007-08 state runner-up, while the team won the 2006-2007 and 2008-2009 state consolation championship
• Also a three-year member and senior captain of the varsity lacrosse team
• Earned 2007-2008 All-State, 2006-2007 team MVP and 2006-2007 honorable mention All-CLC honors
• Member of the varsity football team for the 2007-2008 season
• Was a Edina Scholar and a Scholar Athlete

PERSONAL:
• Son of Brad and Susan Baker
• His father is a member of the Gustavus Adolphus College Hall of Fame for football and baseball
• His mother was a member of the field hockey and softball teams at Willamette University
• Has one brother (Brian) and one sister (Mallory)
• A Sociology major
• Also a member of the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team

Baker's Career Statistics

Season Games Played
G A Points Pen-Min PPG SHG GWG
2009-2010 31 1 4 5 6-12 0 0 0
2010-2011 31 1 8 9 3-6 1 0 1
Total 62 2 12 14 9-18 1 0 1