Chelsea Baker
 Chelsea Baker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Jordan, Utah

High School:
Bingham

Height:
5-6

Position:
Sprints


At Utah Valley ...
SENIOR ~ (2011): (INDOOR) Was part of the 4x400 team that won the GWC championship (3:48.99). In addition, she placed third in the 400m (57.14) and sixth in the 200m (25.46)...Had a pair of top-5 finishes at the 2011 Bronco Invitational: 400m (3rd, 57.87) and 200m (5th. 2.533)...Placed third in the 300m (41.19) at the BYU Indoor Invitational.

JUNIOR ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Placed third in the 400m dash and fourth in the 200m dash at the GWC Outdoor Championships with times of 58.02 and 25.57 ... was UVU's top performer in 400m dash on the season with a time of 57.32 ... (OUTDOOR) set a new school record in the 400m dash (55.16) and was a member of UVU's 4x400m relay team that broke the school record at the GWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:45.36 ... won the 400m dash and took second in the 200m at the GWC Championships in Yankton, S.D. with times of 55.16 and 24.48 as she helped her team repeat as conference champions at the meet ... was named the GWC Female Athlete of the Week on April 7 after she set the new school record in the 400 ... was UVU's top performer in the 200 and 400 on the year.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2009): (INDOOR) Named to the Great West Conference All-Academic Team ... member of the 4x400m relay team that broke the school record in that event at Boise State with a time of 3:52.44 ... placed 3rd in the 400m dash (58.31), 3rd in the 4x400m relay as her team had a time of 3:58.55, and posted a time of 8.04 in the 60m dash at the GWC Indoor Championships at the University of South Dakota ... (OUTDOOR) won the 400m dash (56.67) and placed 3rd in the 200m dash (25.62) at the GWC Outdoor Championships in Houston, Texas ... to open the outdoor season ran the 100m dash in 12.46 at UNLV ... at the Mark Faldmo Invite at Utah State ran the 200m dash in 24.94 and the 400m dash in 56.75.

FRESHMAN ~ (2008): (INDOOR) At the BYU Invite had her best indoor time in the 60m on the season (8.07) finishing in 10th place ... placed 11th (26.29) in the 200m at the Snake River Invite ... placed 4th in the 400m (58:84) at the Mountain States Games ... (OUTDOOR) named the 2008 NAC Newcomer of the Year ... set a new UVU record for the 400m (56.60) in Provo, Utah ... finished in 1st place in the 400m (57.77) and 3rd in the 200m (25.92) at the National Athletic Conference Championships ... at the UCLA Invite finished the 400m at (57.51).

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Bingham High School ... part of a relay team that holds the school records in the 4x100 meters, 4x400 meters, 4x200 meters and the medley relay ... finished fifth in state in the 200 and 400 meters ... set the school record in the 200 meters ... posted the second best record in the 400 with a time of 57.8 seconds ... set the school record in the 60 meters ... named the school's track MVP.

Personal...
Graduated from Bingham High with a 3.6 GPA ... was an honor roll student ... plans to major in nursing at Utah Valley ... father played college football at Dixie State College ... enjoys singing, hiking, camping and dancing ... parents are Kevin and Yvonne Baker.