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Danielle Baker
Position: Western
Year: Senior
Hometown: Swanton, Ohio
High School: Ohio Virtual Academy
Major: Agriculture Sciences
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2014-15: Competed in 13 meets as a senior in reining, posting a 5-7-1 record, with the five wins being a single-season career-high ... opened the season with a tie vs. No. 9 New Mexico State (9/26) with a score of 68.5 ... picked up her first of four straight wins with a score of 70.5 at home vs. SMU (11/01) ... won with the same 70.5 score vs. UT-Martin (11/14) ... scored a season-high 74 in a win at Delaware State (11/15) ... capped the win streak with a 68.5 in a home win vs. Minnesota-Crookston (2/20) ... ended her career with a win vs. New Mexico State (3/28) at the United Equestrian Conference Championships ... Beval Saddlery Honorable Mention Academic Team selection

2013-14: Competed in 11 of the 12 meets in reining, posting a 5-5 record ... picked up her first win of the season at SMU (11/1), scoring a 69.5 in the win ... carded a career-high score of 71 in a loss vs. TCU (11/9) at the New Mexico State Tournament ... ended the season with four straight wins, starting with a home win vs. No. 5 Kansas State (2/1) ... also won at home against Minnesota-Crookston (2/22) ... won both of her reining points in the Independent Championship Tournament at the DeHaan Equestrian Center vs. No. 8 Fresno State (3/28) and vs. UT-Martin (3/29) ... won her only ride in horsemanship, scoring a 72.5 at SMU

2012-13: Competed 17 times as a sophomore, posting a 7-10 overall record ... competed in seven meets in horsemanship with a 4-3 mark and in 10 reining events with a 3-7 record ... picked up her first wins of the season at Kansas State (10/20) with victories in both horsemanship and reining ... scored a horsemanship point in a win at UT-Martin (11/3) ... scored a horsemanship point in the Jacks upset win over Georgia (11/16) ... scored her third straight horsemanship point in a win over New Mexico State (11/18) ... picked up a reining point in a win over Minnesota-Crookston (2/2) ... scored a reining point in the NCEA Nationals first round win over UT-Martin (4/18) ... spent the summer of 2013 working as a videographer for the live webcasting of horse shows ... also served as a 4-H youth mentor in the summer of 2013

2011-12: Participated in numerous exhibition rides during the 2011-12 season ... placed second in hunter under saddle 17-18 at the 2012 Ohio State Fair and fourth in the championships out of more than 200 riders ... also places sixth in 18 year old horsemanship and seventh in 18 year old showmanship ... won the team spirit award ... spent summer mentoring riders in the community ... competed in the national 4-H shooting invitational in Grand Island, Neb.

Before SDSU: Winner in the 2010 all-American Youth Horse Show in English equitation ...  earned high-point honors at the Fulton Country Fair in overall English in 2009 ... Harry Hughes Circuit Senior High-Point winner in 2009 ... winner in the 2008 Fulton Country Fair in overall pony performance ... Fulton County Horse Bowl team captain ... member of the Fulton County horse judging team ... named Fulton Country Horse Queen ... member of the Swanton High School Equestrian team ... Ohio State 4-H ambassador and 4-H Queen ... also raises and show rabbits ... named Fulton County Fair Rabbit Queen ... also played basketball for four years in high school ... graduated from Owens Community College with an associates of the arts degree before she graduated from high school