Gabriela Baiter
Gabriela Baiter
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Greenlawn, NY
High School: John Glenn
Position: Jumps

PERSONAL BESTS:

Indoor - Long Jump: 18-10 (5.74); Triple Jump: 41-11.50 (12.79)

Outdoor - Long Jump: 18-8.75 (5.71); Triple Jump: 40-6.25 (12.35)

2009 Outdoor: At the Big 10 Championships finished 8th with a leap of 39'11.75".

2009 Indoor: Placed 7th with a leap of 40'4 at the Big 10 championships

2008 Outdoor: Top finish was a second-place standing in the triple jump at the Penn State Open ... Placed fifth in the triple jump amongst top competition at the Jesse Owens Classic with a leap of 40-1.50 (12.23). Finished 8th at the Big 10 championships with a season best of 40-5" and also qualified for the NCAA East Regional Championships.

2008 Indoor: Made an immediate impact in the pit, placing in the top three in each of Penn State's first four indoor competitions ... Took second at the Penn State Open and Penn State National, bettering the 41-foot marker for the first time in her career with a leap of 41-0.50 (12.51) at the Penn State National ... Posted third-place efforts at the Penn State Relays at Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.  She went on to jump an NCAA provisional-qualifying 41-11.50 (12.79) at the Virginia Tech Elite meet and currently holds 2nd All-time best Indoor Triple Jump Mark of 41'11.75 at Penn State.

High School: One of the top recruits in the horizontal jumps in 2006-07 ... won New York State titles in both the indoor and outdoor triple jumps in 2007 ... won the Nike Outdoor National title in the triple jump with a leap of 40-6.25 (12.35) ... placed third in the event at National Scholastic Indoor ... an honorable mention honoree on Dyestat's Most Outstanding Jumpers Rankings in 2007. 3 time All-American

Concentration: Modern Culture and Media/ Art Semiotics

Parents & Siblings: Daughter of Ed and Teresa Baiter ... Has one sister, Ashley Baiter.