2015 OUTDOOR Earned second team Academic All-Big 12 accolades ... competed in eight meets for the Red Raiders in the javelin during the outdoor campaign ... posted six top four finishes, including three second-place marks ... her top mark of the season came at the Michael Johnson Classic behind a PR of 46.85m/153-8 on April 18 ... represented Texas Tech at the NCAA West Preliminaries and finished 23rd with her top throw coming in at 45.11m/148-0.
2015 INDOOR Did not compete.
2014 OUTDOOR Threw the javelin at seven meets for the Red Raiders, earning five top-10 finishes ... Her best throw of the season was a 39.73m/130-4 launch at the UTSA Invitational, where she placed sixth ... Took 15th in the javelin at the Big 12 Championships (37.41m/122-9).
2014 INDOOR Did not compete.
2013 OUTDOOR Competed in the 200-meter dash, 110-meter hurdles, long jump, high jump and the javelin...finished 11th at the Big 12 Championship in the javelin with a season-best throw of 40.69-meters (133'-6")...cleared a season-best 1.55-meters (5'-1.00") at the Aztec Invitational (3/16)...clocked a season-best 15.75 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles...recorded a season-best 25.83 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the Aztec Invitational.
2013 INDOOR Competed in the pentathlon...finished 16th at the Big 12 Championships with a season-best point total of 3,183 points...finished 6th at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge with 2,901 points...recorded four season-best marks at the Big 12 Championship...recorded a season-best of 7.44 seconds in the 55-meter dash at the Red Raider Open (2/2)...clocked a season-best of 26.08 seconds in the 200-meters at the Tyson Invitational (2/9)...recorded a season-best of 2:39.52 in the 800-meter run at the Big 12 Championship...clocked a season-best of 8.86 in the 55-meter hurdles at the Red Raider Open (2/2)...clocked a season-best of 9.26 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championship...cleared a season-best 1.48-meters (4'-10.25") in the high jump at the Big 12 Championship...recorded a season-best leap of 5.27-meters (17'-3.50") in the long jump at the Big 12 Championship...recorded a season-best throw of 9.88-meters (32'-5.00") in the shot put at the Texas A&M Challenge (1/25).
LA VERNIA Lettered in track and field, basketball and volleyball...competed in the long jump, high jump, 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, javelin and as a member of the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams...career best time of 14.72 in the 100-meter hurdles...career-best time of 43.00 in the 300-meter hurdles...career-best mark of 17'-7.00" in the long jump...cleared a career-best height of 5'-2.00" in the high jump...career -best mark of 128'-0" in the javelin...earned All-State honors 2009-2012...2011 State Champion in the 300-meter hurdles...2010 state runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles...finished third at the state meet in 2009 in the 300-meter hurdles...earned All-District First Team in volleyball during the 2011 season...earned second team All-District honors in volleyball in 2010...helped team to four consecutive district titles...helped team to the area championship in 2012.
PERSONAL Natalie Denise Baker...has three siblings - Clint, Brittany and Lauren...both father and uncle played football at Texas State...plans to major in health science at Texas Tech.