Baker Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for October 21, 2012

YORK, PA – York College is proud to announce that freshman women’s field hockey goal keeper Abby Baker (Baltimore, Md./Mercy) has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending on October 21, 2012.

Baker recorded a pair of Capital Athletic Conference shutouts this past week to help the Spartans earn a first round home field playoff game.

In the game against Frostburg on Thursday Baker made two saves in the shutout win. Later in the week she followed with a 1-0 whitewashing of St. Mary’s on the road on Saturday. Baker had four saves in the game to earn her second shutout.

The two shutouts were Baker’s first collegiate shutouts. She has currently played 553:53 and made 54 total saves for a save percentage of .818.

Baker is a nursing major and is the daughter of Joe and Kathy Baker.