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  Clay Baker
Clay Baker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longview, Texas

High School:
Pine Tree

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/09/1988

Experience:
2L


AT MAJOR MEETS
2008 C-USA Indoor 4th, Shot Put, 16.42m/53-10.5
2008 C-USA Indoor 7th, Weight Throw, 16.93m/55-6.5
2008 C-USA Outdoor 4th, Shot Put, 16.28m/53-5
2008 C-USA Outdoor 4th, Discus, 46.49m/152-6

2009 C-USA Indoor 4th, Shot Put, 15.72m/51-7
2009 C-USA Indoor 6th, Weight Throw, 16.62m/54-6.5
2009 C-USA Outdoor 5th, Shot Put, 15.52m/50-11
2009 C-USA Outdoor 4th, Discus, 47.82m/156-11
2009 C-USA Outdoor 6th, Hammer Throw, 48.54m/159-3

2010 C-USA Indoor 6th, Shot Put, 16.03m/52-07.25
2010 C-USA Indoor 6th, Weight Throw, 17.59m/57-08.50
2010 C-USA Outdoor 10th, Shot Put, 15.51m/50-10.75
2010 C-USA Outdoor 3rd, Discus, 49.56m/162-7
2010 C-USA Outdoor 12th, Hammer Throw, 47.43m/155-7

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Shot Put - 16.42m/53-10.50, 2008 C-USA Indoor
Weight Throw - 17.59m/57-08.50, 2010 C-USA Indoor (school record)

Outdoor
Shot Put - 16.58m/54-4.75, 2008 Houston Invitational
Discus - 50.74m/166-6, 2010 UCLA RJ/JJK Invitational
Hammer Throw - 48.54m/159-3, 2010 UCLA RJ/JJK Invitational

2010
Indoor
: Team season-best in shot put (15.85m/52-0) at Texas A&M Challenge and team-best in weight throw (16.76m/55-0) also at Texas A&M Challenge... Eighth in shot put at UH Indoor Invitational (15.50m/50-10.25) and 11th in weight throw (15.46m/50-8.75)... Seventh in weight throw (15.65m/51-4.25) and ninth in shot put (15.17m/49-9.25) at Leonard Hilton Memorial... Placed third in shot put (15.50m/50-10.25) and third in weight throw (16.05m/52-8) at UH All-Comers Meet.

Outdoor: First in the shot put (16.26m/53-4.25) and seventh in the discus (46.62m/152-11) at the TSU Relays... Placed 11th in discus (46.69m/153-2) at the Texas Relays... Finished third in the shot put (15.49m/50-10), third in the discus (47.60m/156-2), and fifth in the hammer throw (46.80m/153-6) at the UTEP Invitational... Led Rice with an 11th place finish in the shot put (14.88m/48-10) at the Michael Johnson Classic... Ninth in discus 47.08m/154-5 and fifth in shot put (15.96m/52-4.5) at Duckett/Rice Twilight... At the Texas Invite, placed 21st in discus (43.54m/142-10) and 12th in the shot put (14.61m/47-11.25)... Third in shot put (16.01m), third in discus (45.73m), and second in hammer throw (48.00m) at Rice Field & Track Meet... At C-USA Outdoor placed 10th in the shot put (15.51m/50-10.75), third in the discus (49.56m/162-7), and 12th in the hammer throw (47.43m/155-7).

2009
Indoor
: Finished fourth in the shot (15.72m/51-07.00) and sixth in the weight throw (16.62m/54-06.50) at the C-USA Indoor... First in the shot put at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (16.02m/52-6.75)... First in shot put at UH All-Comers (15.81m/51-10.50) and first in weight throw (16.46m/54-0)... Placed seventh in weight throw at Texas A&M Invitational (16.48m/54-1) and 19th in shot put (14.83m/48-8).

Outdoor: Placed in the top eight in three events at Conference USA Outdoor meet - fourth in discus (47.82m/156-11), fifth in shot put (15.52m/50-11), and sixth in hammer throw (48.54m/159-3)... Seventh in shot put at UCLA's Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee Invitational with a mark of 15.59m/51-1.75 and fourth in discus (50.74m/166-6)... Placed fourth in discus at Duckett/Rice Twilight (47.73m/156-7)... Placed sixth in discus at Texas Invitational (49.30m/161-9) and sixth in shot put (15.56m/51-0.75).

2008
Indoor:
Finished fourth in the shot at the C-USA Indoor (16.42m/53-10.50) and seventh in the weight throw with a school-record mark of 16.93m/55-6.5... Placed fourth in shot put at Houston Indoor Invitational (15.58m/51-1.5).

Outdoor: Finished fourth in both the shot (16.28m/53-05.0) and discus (46.49m/152-06) at the C-USA Outdoor... Posted his personal best in the shot of 16.58m/54-4.75 to win the Houston Invitational... Threw the discus a personal-best 50.89m/166-11.75 while finishing ninth at the Texas Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL
2007 graduate of Pine Tree High School... In 2007, earned the Texas all class state title in discus with a throw of 189-3... The same year placed second in the shot put with a throw of 55-9.25... In 2006, placed third in discus and in 2005, placed seventh... Three-time district champion and 2-time regional champion in discus... Played football for the Bulldogs. Academically, earned the title of Texas accounting state champion.

PERSONAL
Full name: Clay Mitchel Baker... Born: Sept. 9, 1988 at Longview, Texas... Parents: Dennis and Janice Baker (two sisters)... College: Brown.

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