Charlotte Women's Tennis BIO
Tyler Baker
Player Profile:
Tyler Baker 924869
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Bragg, N.C.
High School: Terry Sanford HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Fall: Named to the Athletic Director’s List … Opened the slate with three-straight singles wins … Posted back-to-back wins during the round-robin season-opening Charlotte Invitational, including a three-set decision against her foe from Wofford … Added two straight-set victories at the Wake Forest Invitational … Picked up a straight-set triumph in her last match against her foe from Davidson during the round-robin 49er Invitational … Notched all four of her doubles victories with Lisa Grosselius … Tandem won three-straight decisions, including two during the Charlotte Invitational … Pair added two other triumphs at the Wake Forest Invitational.
Spring: Tabbed to the Athletic Director’s List … Concluded the year with a team-high tying 35 combined victories … Finished second on the team with a career-best 14 singles wins, playing primarily at the No. 5 slot … Posted the fewest losses of any regular in the lineup with just three … Tallied a career-high eight-straight triumphs from against Furman (March 21) through the regular-season finale against Pfeiffer (April 11) … Recorded six of the eight victories in straight sets … Started the campaign with three consecutive wins, all in straight sets … Clinched a 4-3 road triumph at Gardner-Webb (April 8) with a three-set victory … Won a Conference USA decision in the neutral-site contest versus UAB (March 14) … Tied for the team lead with 12 doubles triumphs … Formed one-half of the winningest doubles duo with Macy Vonderschmidt, which garnered 11 dual wins mostly at the No. 3 position … Pairing notched a five-match win streak from at USC Upstate (March 23) through a shutout victory over Lenoir-Rhyne (April 2) … Duo handed a 6-4 No. 3 setback on its opponents from North Carolina State (March 18).


Fall: Returned from injury to compete in the season-ending 49er Invitational ... Won all three of her singles matches in the round-robin event ... Handed straight-set decisions on her three opponents, all from Coastal Carolina ... Dropped a combined 12 games during the three contests to complete the sweep.
Spring: Saw most of her action at the No. 4 position … Garnered a three-set triumph at Furman (Feb. 8) to give the squad its only point … Added a shutout victory against her opponent from USC Upstate (Feb. 28) … Dropped only one game in defeating her foe from Belmont Abbey (Feb. 20) … Forced two more three-set decisions … Helped secure a win in the home opener against Gardner-Webb (Feb. 6) by pairing with Natsuko Takayanagi for a doubles triumph at the No. 2 slot … Tallied a No. 3 doubles victory with Jessica Pérez against their opponents from North Carolina Central (April 9).


Fall: Earned a pair of singles triumphs at the season-opening College of Charleston Invitational … Marked lone appearance during the campaign … Knocked off her opponent from the host Cougars in three sets … Added a doubles victory in her first collegiate match at the event.
Spring: Saw extensive time at the No. 4 singles position … Captured three-set decisions against her foes at East Carolina (Feb. 15), against Wofford (March 19) and at Gardner-Webb (April 3) … Wins over Wofford and Gardner-Webb opened and closed a season-best three-match win streak … Registered a triumph in her Atlantic 10 Championships debut over her opponent from Rhode Island (April 18) … Dropped only one game in the contest … Posted a pair of doubles victories in back-to-back matches early in the season against Campbell (Feb. 2) in the home spring opener and against Mercer (Feb. 8) … Helped secure the doubles point with a win versus Richmond (April 19) at the Atlantic 10 Championships.

Participated in the state tournament two times ... Finished her high school conference career undefeated in singles ... Earned a Player of the Year nod three years ... Captured a conference championship three times ... Garnered regional runner-up accolades two times ... Served as her high school team's captain in 2011-12 ... Member of a 4A conference championship team all four years ... Squad reached as high as No. 8 in the 4A state rankings ... Chosen as an NCHSAA Scholar-Athlete in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Received an Academic Excellence Award in 2010-11.

Born Oct. 4, 1994 … Daughter of Oakley and Sherry Baker ... A criminal justice major.
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