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Charlotte Baird
Charlotte Baird

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hendersonville, TN

High School:
Beech HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
C

Birthdate:
10/14/1985


Sophomore (2006): Finished the season batting .176 (22-for-125) in 56 games, including 52 starts...set a career-high in doubles (six) homeruns (two) and RBI (14)...cut down on her punchouts from her freshman year, striking out eight fewer times in the same number of at-bats as her freshman season...finished the year with a 0.994 fielding percentage, throwing out 13 of 27 attempted base thieves (48.1%)...had just eight stolen base attempts against her in A-Sun play, throwing out five runners (62.5%)...had three multi-RBI games to give her five in her career...career-high four hits as part of season-best 17 hits for FAU in 13-5 six-inning win in opener with Boston University (3/7)...two hits, two RBI and one run in 10-7 win over UMass (3/17)...hit first career home run, one of two HRs for FAU in regular season, in 7-2 nine-inning win at Florida International (4/4)...hit second career home run in front of hometown fans in Nashville, Tenn., in 13-4 win over Lipscomb...had game-winning RBI double in 1-0 win over ETSU in A-Sun tourney opener (5/11)...drove in the first of six two-out runs by FAU in sixth inning of 8-4 win over Stetson in A-Sun Championship game...went 1-for-9 in NCAA Regional action...threw out one of three attempted base stealers in the four regional games.

Freshman (2005): Played in 50 games, starting each at catcher...hit .112 with two doubles and four RBI...worked with the pitchers in a total of 14 shutouts...called a one-hitter in the first game of the A-Sun tournament, a 4-0 victory over Stetson (5/12)...picked up the first hit of her collegiate career on a single versus Oklahoma (2/4)...went 2-for-3 with a run scored versus Tulsa (3/20)...went 1-for-2 and picked up her first two career RBI versus Belmont in the first game of a double header (3/31)...first career double came in the second game (1-for-1)...knocked in two more runs with a 1-for-3 effort in the first game of a doubleheader versus Mercer (4/15)...went 2-for-3 against UCF in the A-Sun Tournament (5/12)...finished the year with a 0.988 fielding percentage.

High School: Attended Beech High School in Hendersonville, TN...coach was Kristy Brinkley...led team to state championship as a senior...All-District, All-Tournament and All-Midstate selection as a senior...All-District selection as a junior...named Freshman of the Year at Bartlett High School in Bartlett, TN...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Exercise science major...daughter of Michael Baird and Sharon Cheesebrew-Baird...born Oct. 14, 1985, in Memphis, TN.

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