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#1 Kate Baldoni
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
High School: Corona del Mar

Favorite Stanford Memory: "My favorite Stanford memory would have to be when Cassie picked up the microphone that was set up like it is for games and began singing the national anthem for everyone on the pool deck to hear. Not only did she sing the whole song, she also tried singing it in her worst voice possible. She got a huge round of applause after her performance and I could not stop laughing!"

As A Junior In 2012: Named to the ACWPC All-America Third Team ... earned spots on the ACWPC and MPSF All-Academic Lists ... voted MVP of the National Collegiate Championship after making 29 saves and allowing just three goals over the three games ... led the MPSF with a 4.50 goals-against average and was second with 10.28 saves per game ... made 15 saves in Stanford Invitational title-game win over UCLA (2/5) ... stopped 13 shots in win over San Diego State at the UCI Invitational (2/25) ... made nine saves in 5-4 UCI Invitational title-game win over UCLA (2/26) ... turned away 10 shots in win over UC Santa Barbara (3/25) ... stopped 16 shots in 9-8 overtime win against USC (4/7) ... made 10 saves in consecutive wins over California (4/14) and UCLA (4/21).

As A Sophomore In 2011: Named to MPSF All-Academic List ... saw action in 17 games, led MPSF with 4.04 goals-against average and made 125 saves for an average of 7.35 per game ... made 12 saves and allowed just one goal in win over Indiana (1/25) ... allowed just one goal and stopped 10 shots in win over Arizona State (2/5) ... made 14 saves in UCI Invitational title game win over USC (2/27) ... allowed just three goals in win at Long Beach State (3/6) ... made 11 saves in 13-4 win at UC Irvine (4/3) ... stopped eight shots in win over San Jose State (4/22) ... made eight saves in National Collegiate Championship quarterfinal win over Iona (5/13).

Summer 2010: Played and trained with U.S. Junior National Team in Four Nations Tournament, helping lead team to gold medal ... trained with Stanford Club, competing at 20 Under and Open national championships ... was named first-team All-America at Open Nationals ... spent three weeks in Lake Tahoe, going wakeboarding, jet-skiing and tubing.

As A Freshman In 2010: Saw action in 19 games, making 81 saves for an average of 4.26 per game ... was named MPSF Newcomer of the Week on Feb. 22 ... made her collegiate debut with six saves in the second half of opening-day victory over UCSB (1/30) ... made first start against Pacific at the NorCal Invitational (1/31), making four saves ... made 10 saves in Stanford Invitational win over San Jose State (2/7) ... made three saves in UCI Invitational win over UC San Diego (2/27) ... stopped five shots and allowed just two goals in second half against USC (2/28) ... made six saves in relief effort against San Diego State (3/5) ... started and made seven saves while not allowing a goal in first half against CS Bakersfield (3/7) ... started MPSF quarterfinal against Arizona State, making nine saves and allowing just five goals in 10-5 win (4/30) ... started National Collegiate quarterfinal win over Pomona-Pitzer, stopping five shots and allowing just two goals (5/14).

High School: A 2009 graduate of Corona del Mar High School in Corona del Mar, Calif. ... competed for the swimming and water polo teams ... captained the water polo team as a senior... won four straight Pacific Coast League titles at CdMHS ... helped lead team to CIF Southern Section Division II title in 2006 and to Division I runner-up finishes in 2008-09 ... named Daily Pilot Dream Team Co-Player of the Year as a junior ... named to CIF Southern Section Division I First Team in 2008 and 2009 ... won or shared Pacific Coast League MVP honors as a junior and senior ... named to Orange County Register All-County Team in 2009 ... earned spot on Daily Pilot Dream Team as a senior ... played club for Corona del Mar from 2006-08, and for SET in 2009 ... competed with U.S. Junior National Team at Born in '90 Global Championships in Brisbane, Australia in 2008, where team won gold medal ... was named Most Valuable Goalie ... helped team to bronze medal at Junior World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia in 2009.

Personal: Born in Fountain Valley, Calif. ... parents names are Rudy and Mary ... has one older brother, RJ, who played water polo at UC Irvine ... hobbies include wakeboarding, playing tennis, traveling and going to concerts ... major is undeclared.

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