David Baird
David Baird
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Higganum, Conn.
High School: Haddam-Killingworth

Athletic Honors

  • 2017 Captain

Academic Honors

  • Fall 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Spring 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2016 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Spring 2016 NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2015 NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll

As a Junior

  • Appeared in six races
  • Best 8K time: 29:11, twice
  • Best 10K time: 39:21 at NCAA East Regional Championship on Nov. 4
  • High placement: 18th at Vermont Intercollegiate Championship (29:11 8K) on Sept. 30

As a Sophomore

  • Appeared in six races
  • Best 8K time: 28:37 at Vermont Intercollegiate Championship on Sept. 30
  • Best 10K time: 35:53 at NCAA East Regional Championship on Nov. 5
  • High placement: 14th at Shacklette Invitational (29:45 8K) on Sept. 4

As a Freshman

  • Appeared in seven races
  • Top 10 finishes: 1
  • Best 8K time: 27:39 at NE10 Championship on Oct. 25
  • Best 10K time: 34:03 at NCAA East Regional Championship on Nov. 8
  • High placement: 7th at Vermont Tech Invitational (31:51 8K) on Sept. 12

High School: Competed in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field at Haddam-Killingworth High School ... cross country team won the Class SS state championship ... track & field team leader as a senior ... all-conference first team selection on three occasions ... twice a recipient of the Good Character Award ... recognized with the Most Improved Award ... member of both the band and the Current Events club ... served as an officer in the Strategic Games Club.

Personal: David Judd Baird ... son of Peter and Jane Baird ... double majoring in history and secondary education ... Dean's List student ... co-president of Track Club ... Student Association representative.