GENERAL: Earned a total of 12 varsity letters, four each in football, basketball and baseball...captained all three teams as a senior...quarterback during football season and a forward during the hoop season...left handed pitcher in the spring. SOPHOMORE: Threw for 600 yards, ran for 550 and scored six touchdowns rushing and threw for five as team finished 5-6...averaged 12 points, five rebounds and two assists during 14-11 hoop season...finished second in the league and district...named to the all-league team...finished with a 3-1 record and a 1.40 ERA in the spring. JUNIOR: Topped the 1,000 yard mark and had nine TD passes, along with 700 rushing yards and nine rushing TDs...an all-league honoree as team finished 6-5 and second in the Greater Saint Helens League...averaged 16 points, eight rebounds, three steals and three assists as HOOP team finished 24-4, won the league title and finished second at the district tournament, then fifth in the State tournament...league and area player-of-the-year...named to the All-State team and was team MVP...during the spring posted a 6-1 record with a 0.53 ERA while earning All-GSHL honors. SENIOR (2001-02): Threw for 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushed for 850 yards and 12 scores while earning all-league honors....basketball team finished 25-2, winning league and district titles and a third place finish in the State tournament...averaged 13 points and six rebounds while earning all-league, all-area and All-State honors...finished career as the fourth leading scorer in school history, 1,038 points...baseball team MVP and all-league honors after finishing 5-2 with a 0.44 ERA.
FRESHMAN (2002-03): Played basketball for coach Jim Roffler, averaging five points, five rebounds and two assists...during baseball season pitched for former Cougar Kelly Smith's team that finished second in the NWAACC...threw 6.2 innings. SOPHOMORE (2003-04): Pitched for LCC...earned All Western Division NWAACC and NWAACC Conference All-Star second team accolades...led the Devils with a 7-1 record, pitching to a 1.06 ERA in 70.3 innings...led the team in strikeouts with 82.
ACADEMIC HONORS: Selected to the WSU Athletics All-Academic Team for 2004-05.
JUNIOR (2004-05): Enrolled in August, 2004...Games - 7...Starts - 3......IP - 11.1...ERA - 12.71...Record - 0-2...started two early games against Sacramento State and Southeastern Louisiana and a late season game against LCSC...longest stint 3.2 innings in his first outing against Sacramento State...struck out a season-high four against the Hornets...had two strikeouts in short stints against both California and Arizona...threw one inning of hitless ball against Utah Valley State...monthly pitching totals: February 5.2i/0-2/11.12, March 2.0i/0-0/18.00, April 2.2i/0-0/10.12, May 1.0i/0-0/18.0...pitching against league opponents: Arizona 2.1i/0-0/3.86, ASU dnp, California 1.0i/0-0/36.00, OSU dnp, Stanford dnp, UCLA dnp, USC dnp, Washington 0.1i/0-0/54.0.
Reese Michael Baker...born 10-07-83 at Longview, Wash....parents Mike and Wylene Baker and Kim Cheatley...one brother, Tyler, two step sisters Lisa and Lora, and two step brothers, Bruce and Kevin...father played baseball and brother Tyler played basketball at Central Washington University...enjoys playing video games and being outdoors...prep GPA was 3.58...held membership in DECA, Potters's Association, Science Club, Spanish Club...voted most athletic member of senior class...majoring in sport management.
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