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Former Bulldog Baker signs professional contract In England

6:18 PM, Nov 8, 2012   |    comments
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ATHENS, Ga. -- After recently completing her Georgia career, soccer goalkeeper Ashley Baker has signed to play with Lincoln Ladies FC of the FA Women's Super League (FA-WSL) - the highest level of women's football in England.

Baker - who was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England and grew up in Lilburn - just wrapped up her redshirt senior season and third year as Georgia's starter, ending her tenure with the fourth-most saves in program history with 305.

Her 2012 campaign included a save percentage of 0.830, 112 stops, and five shutouts for the Bulldogs in 19 appearances.

Baker played for England in the U-20 Women's World Cup in 2008 and 2010 and is now a fixture for the U-23 squad. She was recently one of 29 players and five goalkeepers called into the five-day camp starting Sun., Nov. 11. The U23 camp is just one step away from the full national team.

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