By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/3/15
Westlake (TX) 2017 midfielder Hayden Baker has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at High Point University.
Hayden Baker ledger:
High School: Westlake High School, Austin, Texas
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: High Point University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliation: Iron Horse and West Coast Starz
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Maverik Showtime, Jake Reed, Black Card, High Rollers All-Star, Philly Showcase
Academic honors, service projects: Academic All-District Lacrosse, Co-founder of BAM (Boys and Moms) Philanthropy group with friend Beau Burbach
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose the school? “HPU and North Carolina felt like home and when I visited I had a quick connection with the coaches and players. Academically, I feel that High Point allows me to explore my interests and prepares me for post-college. The Bio-mechanics Lab at HPU is leading-edge and inspiring.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “The 2015 season should be a strong year for Westlake; we have a great team and hope to continue our 3-year District win streak.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my Mom and Dad for supporting me at every tournament, my coaches for pushing me to be my best: Chris Surran, Chris Delfausse, Jono Zissi, Evan Whelchel, Will Crossan and Bert Bonnecarrere. Also, a big shoutout to my teammates!”
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