Willie Baker
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    Willie Baker

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Jackson, Minn.

    High School:
    Jackson County Central

    Weight:
    165/174

    2012-13: Posted a 15-4 overall record, including a 2-0 dual mark, wrestling at 165 and 174 pounds ... recorded two falls on the year ... placed third in the Amateur Division at the Cowboy Open as an unattached wrestler ... took fourth place at the UNK Holiday Inn Open (Amateur Division) ... All-American at the ASICS Junior National Championships, winning the 79kg title.

    High School: Lettered six years in wrestling ... coached by Randy Baker ... team captain ... freestyle state champion ... compiled a career record of 165-50 ... all-state honoree ... three-time state entrant ... four-time all-conference selection ... team captured state championship ... six-time folk/freestyle/Greco-Roman All-American ... also lettered three years in football ... team captain and two-time all-conference honoree in football.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 23 ... son of Michael Baker and Kay Gibbons-Baker ... has one younger brother ... attended the Academy Prep School ... earned three first-place tournament finishes ... hobbies include the great outdoors, music, movies and spending time with friends and family ... craziest ambition is to win a national title.

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