Damion

Baker

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#17

Defensive Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Christian Brothers

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017:
• Appeared in all 11 games at cornerback, starting five times.
• Ranked sixth on the team with 39 tackles, including three tackles for loss and 32 solo stops.
• Also recorded four pass breakups and a fumble recovery.
• Posted a season-high seven tackles and a pass breakup at Fordham.
• Recorded five solo tackles with three tackles for loss at Lehigh.
• Made five total tackles in the Dartmouth game.
• Had three tackles and a fumble recovery in the win over No. 9 New Hampshire.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016:
• Played in 10 games at cornerback with three starts.
• Recorded 15 tackles on the year, in addition to posting four pass breakups, an interception and a tackle for loss.
• Had a season-high four solo tackles and a pass breakup in the victory at Lafayette.
• Totaled three tackles in the win at Morgan State, with a tackle for loss.
• Posted three tackles, an interception and a pass breakup in the victory over Harvard.
• Made a pair of solo tackles against Lehigh.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015:
• Saw action in 10 games at cornerback, starting once.
• Also a significant contributor on special teams.
• Totaled 11 tackles on the season, to go along with an interception, a fumble recovery and two pass breakups.
• Recorded two tackles, an interception, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup against Bryant in his first career start.
• Made a season-high three tackles in the victory at Bucknell.
• Had two tackles against both Lehigh and Towson.
• Made a tackle and broke up a pass in the win over Georgetown.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Scott Pingel at Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, Mo.
• Served as team captain in senior season.
• Selected to play in the 2014 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Arlington, Texas.
• Helped lead team to a perfect 14-0 record and a state championship during his senior year.
• Earned second team All-State honors as a senior.
• A two-time All-Conference and All-District selection.
• Also lettered in track and field as a sprinter.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Annamarie and Henry (deceased) Baker.
• Has two brothers (DeVon and Damond).
• Majoring in Psychology.

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