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Catie Baker Named Amy Hasbrook Award Winner

May 4, 2012

DSC 0321Greencastle, Ind.—  Catie Baker (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) of the women's swimming and diving team has been selected DePauw's top senior female student-athlete by the University's athletics department as she earned the Amy Hasbrook Award.

The Hasbrook Award is presented annually to a senior female student-athlete who best exemplifies effort and excellence in academics, athletics, leadership, integrity, dedication to the team, campus involvement and community service.

The award will be presented at tomorrow evening's Celebration of DePauw Athletics at The Inn at DePauw.

Baker, a two-time Capital One Academic All-America selection, has a 3.99 grade point average while majoring in both computer science and mathematics. She's been named to DePauw's Dean's List all seven semesters and has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Baker has served as a mentor for both the DePauw.year1 and Women in Science programs and is a member of Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society. She also served as president of the Delta Gamma sorority.

In the pool, Baker was a three-time NCAA Division III all-America honoree in the 100-yard breaststroke. She also earned honorable mention all-America three times in the 200 breast and once in the 200 individual medley. Baker was a three-time College Swim Coaches Association Scholar All-American and earned Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year honors in 2010 and 2011. The 2011 SCAC Swimmer of the Meet, Baker was a 10-time SCAC champion and set the conference's meet record in the 200 breast. Baker is DePauw's all-time career and single-season point leader and holds two individual school records and two as a member of relays.

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Other finalists for the Hasbrook Award included Katie Aldrich (basketball), Taylor Beaty (golf) and Kelly Gebert (tennis).

Men's soccer player Kreigh Kamman was named the Phil Eskew Award winner as the top senior male student-athletes. Complete information on that is available here.

The awards are named for former DePauw student-athletes Amy Hasbrook '00 and Phil Eskew Jr. '63. Hasbrook was a four-year letterwinner for the women's basketball team who lost her life in a fire in 2002. Eskew, the president of DePauw's "D" Association for over 20 years, was a 1994 inductee into the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame and was instrumental in its formation in 1986.

 

Amy Hasbrook Award Winners   Phil Eskew Award Winners
2005 Amy Argetsinger, basketball   2005 JaMarcus Shephard, football/track and field
2006 Leslie Dillon, cross country/track and field   2006 P.J. Mitchell, baseball
2007 Liz Bondi, basketball/tennis   2007 Evan Webeler, tennis
  Sarah Gates, golf   2008 Rob Alexander, swimming and diving
2008 Katie Doogan, swimming and diving     Jeremiah Marks, football
2009 Amanda Stier, swimming and diving   2009 Michael McNelis, football
2010 Lauren Reich, cross country/track and field   2010 John Cook, Swimming and Diving
  Megan Soultz, softball     Spud Dick, football
2011 Courtney Lauer, track and field   2011 Jonathan Lambert, football
2012 Catie Baker, swimming and diving   2012 Kreigh Kamman, soccer
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