43 Matt Baker
43 Matt Baker
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
Year: Jr.
Hometown: South Hadley, Mass.
High School: South Hadley
Position: DEFENSE

As a senior:
Anchored the Bobcats' defense, starting 10 of 14 games ... Caused 16 turnovers, good for second on the team ... Scooped up 12 ground balls.

As a sophomore: 

Saw action in eight games on the Bobcats’ defense ... scooped up one ground ball.


As a freshman:

Saw action in six games.


Before Quinnipiac:

Played scholastically at South Hadley High...Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and football...First-Team All-Western Mass. pick in both sports...Team captain in both sports...Team won 2004 State championship and 2006 Superbowl...Also played basketball for two years.



The son of Deborah and Donald Baker ... has two older siblings, Melissa and Nick, and a younger sister, Meghan ... Plans to major in business ... a finance major.



As a junior:
Appeared in all 13 games and started nine times for the Bobcats defense...Ranked fifth on the team with 20 groundballs.