As part of Division III Week, we are giving our fans the opportunity to learn more about our student-athletes. Let's get to know Richard Baker...
Hometown: Severna Park, Maryland
High School: Severna Park High School
When did you start playing your sport and how did you get involved with it?
I started when I was five years old and I got interested when I was put in lessons at three or four years old.
What is your greatest athletic accomplishment?
Finishing in 47.24 seconds in my 100 freestyle race ang getting second in that race at Capital Athletic Conference championships.
What is your favorite competing of playing at Salisbury University?
Coming in second in the 100 freestyle at the CAC championships.
Who is your biggest hero, athletically or otherwise, and why?
My dear old dad, he got me into swimming and is a great role model.
What is your favorite part of being a student (not just a student-athlete) at Salisbury University?
The people I met from being on the team.
What do you like to do when you're not at practice, at a game or in class?
What are your plans after graduation?
Being an accountant.
Favorite food: Burrito
Favorite movie/book: South Paw
Dogs or cats: Dog
Go-to song before a big game/event: Internet Friends
Favorite TV show (all time): Sons of Anarchy
Favorite music genre: Hard Rock
Favorite sports team (not Salisbury University): Washington Redskins