No. 25 Pittsburgh defeated Syracuse in a crucial ACC matchup on a game-winning field goal as time expired.
2014: Lettered in his first active season, playing in 11 games...served on the PAT/field goal unit and as a reserve offensive guard.
2013: Did not play in any games and redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year, two-way starter at tackle at Fairborn High, an Ohio Division I (largest classification) program...Southwest Ohio All-District...Dayton Daily News All-Area...first team All-Greater Western Ohio Conference (GWOC)...two-time first team All-GWOC South Division...selected to play in the Ohio North-South All-Star Classic...named Fairborn's Most Valuable Player, Power Award (top lineman) recipient and team captain...rated one of the top 90 prospects in Ohio by Scout...played under Coach Roy Thobe...also a first-team All-GWOC performer in the discus.
PERSONAL: Carson Achai Baker, born 5/11/94, is the son of Mick and Christine Baker and the stepson of Sam Claridy...has two sisters...history major.
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