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Ali Baird
Player Profile:
Ali Baird 2290109
Position: Attack
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilbraham, Mass.

2009: Played all 16 games with11 starts...ranked fourth on the team with a career-best 26 pointsand a career-best nine assists, while she was fifth with acareer-best 17 goals...also had three ground balls, five drawcontrols and a career-best six caused turnovers...netted two goalsin the 11-7 season-opening win over UMass (2/17)...posted her thirdcareer hat-trick with three goals versus Navy (3/21)...scored twogoals including the game-winner in the 16-12 season-finale victoryat American (4/18).

2008: Played in 12games...recorded eight goals and two assists for 10 points...alsopicked up two ground balls...had one goal and one assist at NewHampshire (2/27)...recorded one assist at Harvard (2/24)...scoredone goal in the 16-6 victory over Bucknell (3/22)...recorded hersecond career hat-trick with three goals in the 13-9 win over Siena(3/27)...netted one goal in the 19-8 victory over Lafayette(4/5)...scored two goals at Boston College (4/19).

2007: Saw action in 15 gamesand had nine starts...scored 16 goals and added one assist for 17points...led the team with four game-winning goals which wereranked second in the Patriot League...netted her first collegiategoal in the 16-3 win over Robert Morris (3/6)...scored two goalsincluding the game-winner in the 15-5 victory over American(3/31)...netted three goals including the game-winner in the 14-9win at Fairfield (4/11)...had two goals including the game-winnerin the 17-4 victory over Lehigh (4/14)...scored two goals includingthe game-winner in the 11-5 win at Colgate (4/21)...netted one goalin the 9-6 victory over Colgate (4/27) in the Patriot LeagueTournament semifinals, in the 12-8 win over American (4/29) in thePatriot League Tournament championship game and againstNorthwestern (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Before Holy Cross: Playedlacrosse, soccer and sailed at Minnechaug Regional H.S....team MVPfor lacrosse team junior and senior years...All Western Mass. andWestern Mass. All-Star Team (2004-2006) forlacrosse...Springfield Republican All-ScholasticSelection...scored 215 career goals and had 304 career points inlacrosse...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Al andEileen Baird...has one brother (Nick)...a History major.



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