• Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, 2014, 2015
• President's List, Spring 2016
• Dean's List, Spring 2016
• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Spring 2017
AT GEORGIA STATE: Left-handed pitcher who transferred from Missouri and sat out the 2016 season ... Saw limited action in two years at Missouri, pitching in four games.
2017: Made seven starts and eight relief appearances in his first year with the program, pitching 30.1 innings and posting an 0-5 record ... Made his Georgia State debut in 6-4 win vs. Western Michigan, allowing two runs in four innings ... Tough-luck loser in 1-0 game at No. 14 Ole Miss (3-7-17). Started and pitched 5.2 innings, allowing only two hits, but one was a solo homer that was the game's only run. Struck out four ... Had a solid start in win over Minnesota in which he allowed three runs in four innings.
HIGH SCHOOL: Player of the Year in Class AAAA after leading Redan High School to the 2013 state title ... Posted an 8-1 record with a 1.41 ERA for the regular season, then was 4-1 in the postseason ... The winning pitcher in Redan's 4-3 victory that clinched the state championship ... Coached by Marvin Pruitt ... 2013 Perfect Game All-Southeast Region second team honoree and 2012 Perfect Game Underclass All-American honorable mention selection.
PERSONAL: Full name is Brandon Elliot Baker ... Born April 7, 1995 ... Son of Kelly and Pat Baker ... Major is risk management and insurance ... Earned his degree in May 2017.