WILLIAM AND MARY: Named to the Colonial Athletic Association's 2006 All-Rookie Team ... earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors a league-high five times during the 2005-06 season ... led the William and Mary team in scoring 11.6 (ppg.), assists (3.6 apg.) and minutes played (31.4 (mpg.) ... also averaged 2.7 rebounds and 1.5 steals a game ... scored a season-high 28 points on 9-11 shooting from the field, including 3-4 from three-point range, and 7-8 from the free throw line in a 93-79 victory over Campbell ... had 21 points, eight rebounds and four steals in a 70-60 win at Hampton ... scored in double figures in six consecutive games from Jan. 26 to Feb. 11 ... scored in double figures 18 times during the 2005-06 season ... named to the all-tournament team at the William and Mary Tip-Off Classic after averaging 15.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals in the two games ... started all but one game during the 2005-06 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years for head coach John Richardson at Woodside High School ... named the Virginia Group AAA Player of the Year by the Virginia High School Coaches Association and selected the state's Co-Player of the Year by The Associated Press as a senior in 2005 ... named the Most Valuable Player of the 2005 Virginia High School Coaches Association East-West All-Star game after leading all scorers with 20 points ... led Woodside to two Group AAA State Championships ... two-time Daily Press Player of the Year ... averaged 20.9 points a game as a high school senior and 20.6 points a game as a junior.
PERSONAL: Calvin James Baker ... son of Wanda and Calvin Baker ... born Sept. 18, 1987 in Hampton, Va.
BAKER BY THE NUMBERS (AT WILLIAM & MARY)
Baker's Career Highs (at William & Mary) Points-28 vs, Campbell (11/26/05); Rebounds-8 vs. Hampton (11/22/05); FG Made-9 vs. Campbell (11/26/05); FG Att.-17 vs. Virginia Tech (12/27/05); 3 Pt. FG Made-5 vs. James Madison (1/28/06); 3 Pt. FG Att.-10 vs. Virginia Tech (12/27/05); FT Made-9 vs. Holy Cross (11/19/05); FT Att.-11 vs. Holy Cross (11/19/05); Assists-6 on four occasions; Turnovers-7 vs. Hampton (11/22/05; Blocks-1 vs. Maine (11/18/05), vs. Virginia Commonwealth (3/3/06); Steals-4 vs. Hampton (11/22/05), vs. Georgia State (1/14/06); Minutes-37 vs. Georgia State (1/14/06), vs. Northeastern (2/2/06)
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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