At Providence: Will be counted on to step into leadership roles both on and off the court this year. As a Junior: Baker played in a total 70 games and tallied 123 digs, 108 kills, and 23 assists...On Oct. 1, 2004, she recorded 15 digs, seven kills, and six assists versus Marist...She also accumulated 11 digs, six kills and two assists versus Central Connecticut on Oct. 6, 2004... On Sept. 7, 2004 versus Holy Cross, Baker totaled 13 kills and eight digs. As a Sophomore: Played in 71 games for the Friars...Registered 172 kills, 158 digs and 28 blocks...Transferred to Providence from Connecticut at the conclusion of 2002-03 academic year. At Connecticut: Saw action in nine games, totaling eight kills.
At Glastonbury HS: Earned four varsity letters and won four conference titles under Head Coach Steve Geryk at Glastonbury HS...Named 2001 Connecticut Gatorade State Player of the Year...Two-year member of the All-Hartford Courant team...Lettered in basketball. Personal: Daughter of Laura and Allen Baker...Father was a member of the Friar basketball team from 1970-1974...Has one older sister, Jennifer...Born May 29, 1984...Has volunteered as a reader at elementary schools and coached the Connecticut Starters girl's basketball...Majoring in social work.
Coach's Comments: "Allison stayed at PC all summer to work with our athletic trainers as well as the strength and conditioning coaches. Her dedication and leadership to the team will be counted on this season. She is our strongest blocking asset, and her hardwork over the sumer will yield success."