Carrie Baird
Carrie  Baird


Greenwood Village, CO

High School:
Cherry Creek


Outside Hitter


JUNIOR (2011): Played and started in 32 matches... helped lead the team to the second round of the NCAA Tournament...was third on the team in kills with 278...was second on the team in digs with 247...recorded eight double-doubles...recorded a season-high 14 kills and added in 11 digs for a double-double against Saint Mary's (10/26/11)...recorded 14 kills and had 14 digs in a win against Long Beach State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (12/2/11)...recorded 14 kjills in a win against Georgia Southern (9/10/11)...recorded 13 kills against Fresno State (9/27/11), BYU (10/22/11) and against Loyola Marymount (11/12/11)... helped lead the team to the best overall record in program history at 28-5.

SOPHOMORE (2010): Appeared in 15 matches during the season at outside hitter... helped lead the team to the 2010 WCC Championship...recorded 25 kills, including a season-high of 13 against UC Riverside (9/28/10)...posted a season-high .333 hitting percentage with five kills on 12 attempts against Gardner-Webb (9/4/10)...also contributed 10 assists and 34 digs...had a season-high 13 digs against Virginia (9/9/10).

FRESHMAN (2009): Played in all 25 matches for the Toreros as a freshman while playing as an outside hitter...named to the All-WCC freshman team...recorded 157 kills while hitting at a .231 clip in her first season, and also chipping in 18 service aces and 185 digs...recorded 13 kills with a .619 attack percentage against Seattle for a 3-0 victory (9/15/09)...picked up a double-double against UC Irvine with 10 kills and a tremendous 21 digs and propelled the Toreros to a 3-2 victory (9/17/09)...added another double-double at Loyola Marymount in a 3-2 win with 13 kills and 10 digs (10/1/09)...finished with 10 kills and seven digs at Pepperdine (10/3/09)...had 11 digs in 3-1 victories against both San Francisco (10/8/09) and Saint Mary's (10/17/09)... Added her third double-double of the year in a 3-1 win at Portland finishing with 10 kills at a .500 clip and 10 digs (10/24/09)...finished with 14 digs against Portland to help the Toreros achieve a shutout victory (11/19/09)...completed the year with 12 kills in a 3-0 victory against Gonzaga (11/21/09).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in volleyball while playing at Cherry Creek High School...was a three-time first-team All-Centennial League a senior she helped led her team to a perfect 31-0 record and a 5A state championship...she broke the schools 12-year old career kills record, and how sits atop the record books with 963 career a senior she recorded 335 kills, while hitting at a .335 clip...she recorded 93 blocks, 69 solo, as a senior...she was named first-team All-Centennial League and named to the All-State tournament team in her senior season, while also taking home MVP honors of the state tournament...she was named an ESPN Rise Fab 50 player as a senior...she was named an AVCA All-American as a senior...she plays club volleyball for the Front Range Volleyball 18-1 Black team...while playing for the Front Rage, she helped lead her team to 14 top-5 finishes in national club tournaments...she was a USA High Performance A2 Team member, and played in Global Challenge Tournament in Europe...she helped her team qualify for the Junior Olympics by taking a Gold medal in the Big South Qualifier in 2008.

PERSONAL: Carrie Alyssa Baird was born on August 3, 1991...she is the daughter of Robert and Patricia Baird...was heavily recruited by Michigan, Illinois, Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Duke, UC Berkeley and Washington...chose to attend USD because she wanted a school with challenging academics, a very competitive volleyball program, and a volleyball team that felt like a family.

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Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
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Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
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Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
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2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
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The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
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MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
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USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
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USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
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UCLA Preview
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
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Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
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Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
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Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
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Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
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BYU Preview
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.

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City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park

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Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play

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Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences

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Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park

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Men's Basketball Season Tickets
Starting as Low as $99

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Butler Preview
Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler

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CSUN Preview
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN

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USC Preview
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC

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Davidson Preview
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game

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San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic

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Nevada Preview
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend

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USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops

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Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

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Stetson Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far

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WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day

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Warner Recap
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win

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Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

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Torero Community Service

USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego

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Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

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Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

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Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

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LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

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ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

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Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

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Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

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CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

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Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

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SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

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WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

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2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

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Volleyball Tournament Preview

A preview of the USD Tournament
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Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
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Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
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2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.


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