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#10 Corey Baird
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Escondido, Calif.
High School: Vista Grande
Club: Real Salt Lake - Arizona Academy
Major: Undeclared

U.S. Soccer

  • Called by U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team head coach Andi Herzog for the first College Identification Training Camp in early August 2015
  • Assisted on the first goal for the U.S. in its 3-1 win over Club Tijuana's Segunda Premier Team, which wrapped camp on August 7
  • Has been involved with U.S. Youth National Teams from the U-14 to U-20 age range
  • Called into camp with the U-20 National Team in January 2014
  • Saw action with the U-18 National Team in France in October 2013
  • Part of the U-17 Residency Program and started for the national team at the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship
  • Also started for the squad at the 2011 Nike International Friendlies and tournaments in Europe and Costa Rica
  • Scored lone goal in 1-0 group-play win over Guatemala at the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship

Career Accolades | Career Statistics and Single-Game Highs

  • 2015 College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • 2015 All-Pac-12 Second Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (Dec. 8, 2015)
  • 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Far West Region Second Team
  • 2014 All-Pac-12 Second Team
  • 2014 Top Drawer Soccer Best XI Freshman Second Team
  • 2014 Soccer America Men's All-Freshman First Team
  • 2014 College Soccer News First Team Freshman All-American
  • Pac-12 Player of the Week (Nov. 3 and Nov. 10, 2014)
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (Nov. 18, 2014)
  • College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Nov. 3, 2014)

As a Sophomore (2015) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • All-Pac-12 Second Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (Dec. 8)
  • Started all 23 matches
  • Tied for the team lead in assists (13) and was second in points (19) while adding three goals
  • Tied for second in the country in assists with teammate Eric Verso and sixth in assists per game (0.57)
  • Baird and Verso became the first Cardinal teammates with at least 13 assists in a season since 1978 (Ted Rafalovich/Dan McNevin)
  • Tied for fifth in Stanford single-season history in assists
  • Stanford was the only team in the country that had two players in double digits in assists
  • Assist total was the highest for Stanford since 2002 and the most in the Pac-12 since 2010
  • Converted the winning kick in Stanford's penalty shootout victory against Akron in the NCAA semifinals (12/11) 
  • Had two assist games in the NCAA title match against Clemson (12/13) and the NCAA quarterfinals at Wake Forest (12/5)
  • Five assists came in a four-match stretch against VCU (9/6), San Jose State (9/10), SMU (9/13) and San Francisco (9/18)
  • First time tallying a career-high two assists came off corners in a 3-1 win over San Francisco (9/18)
  • Scored his first career postseason goal against Ohio State (11/29)
  • Tallied his second career brace in Stanford's 3-1 victory at San Diego State (10/18)

As a Freshman (2014) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Far West Region Second Team
  • All-Pac-12 Second Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer Best XI Freshman Second Team
  • Soccer America Men's All-Freshman First Team
  • College Soccer News First Team Freshman All-American
  • Pac-12 Player of the Week (Nov. 3 and Nov. 10)
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (Nov. 18)
  • College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Nov. 3)
  • Appeared in all 19 games, making 14 starts in the midfield
  • Finished tied for third on the team with four goals to go along with four assists
  • Goals came against Delaware (9/21), UCLA [2] (10/30) and Oregon State (11/9)
  • Responsible for Stanford's only multi-goal game of the year, putting home both for the Cardinal in its 2-2 draw at No. 1 UCLA (10/30)
  • Assists came against UC Santa Barbara (9/9), UCLA (10/12), Oregon State (11/9) and California (11/16)
  • Assisted Austin Meyer's overtime winner in the 103rd minute at California (11/16), which clinched Stanford's first Pac-12 Championship since 2001
  • Tallied eight points on three goals and two assists in the Cardinal’s last five regular-season matches

High School/Club

  • A 2014 graduate of Vista Grande High School in Casa Grande, Ariz.
  • Played one season of soccer
  • Named league rookie of the year and to the second team
  • Played for San Diego Surf and Real Salt Lake Academy
  • Member of the academy’s U-18 team
  • Helped RSL squad to US Development Academy League playoff berth
  • With San Diego Surf, helped the club’s U-15 team to titles at the Surf Thanksgiving Tournament and the Presidio League in 2010

Personal

  • Born in Palomar, Calif.
  • Parents are Sean and Marjorie
  • Has one older brother, Ryan
  • Enjoys playing FIFA
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