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#9 - Jen Baird
2002-03 Volleyball
Wheatfield, Ind.
Kankakee Valley
Jen Baird

2001: Missed most of the season while recovering from ACL surgery ... appeared in three matches, playing in five games ... registered four digs against Illinois-Chicago and three at Western Illinois ... recorded a block at Chicago State ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2000: Saw action in 22 matches for the Crusaders, playing in 44 games ... tallied 18 kills and 50 digs ... added eight assists and three service aces ... recorded five block assists ... tallied a season-high four kills and three blocks, while registering eight digs at Western Illinois helping Valpo clinch a conference tournament berth ... recorded a season-high nine digs at DePaul.

1999: Played in 26 matches and 58 games for the Crusaders as a freshman ... recorded 77 kills and 75 digs on the season ... tallied six service aces and 13 blocks including one solo block ... recorded a career high 12 kills against Chicago State ... tallied a career best 14 digs against Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Prep: Three-year starter at Kankakee Valley High School ... tallied 555 career kills ... two-time All-Area selection ... named I.M.P.A.C.T. player of the year as a senior ... led the team in digs (279) as a senior ... Academic All-State Honorable Mention selection ... team advanced to the Sweet Sixteen as a sophomore ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Jennifer is the daughter of Dennis and Janice Baird ... major is marketing ... born October 24, 1980.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler