|Hometown: Darien, Conn.|
|High School: Darien|
2013-14 (Sophomore) - Letterwinner... Finished 66th at MIAC Championships.
2012-13 (First Year) - Letterwinner... participated in six races throughout the season... Finished 75th at MIAC Championships.
ST. OLAF BESTS
5K: 16:57.0 at the Augsburg/Bethel meet on Sep. 1, 2012
8K: 27:16.2 at the Karhu Shoe Race on Nov. 7, 2013
AT DARIEN HIGH SCHOOL
Was All-State senior year.... Earned Cross Country Second Team All-FCIAC Honors as a freshman... Earned Cross Country All-FCIAC First Team Honors sophomore and junior years... Was All-Conference senior year... Named team MVP and captain for final season.... Recieved three varsity letters... Also participated in indoor track and field... Named captain as a senior...Lettered for final three seasons... Also participated in outdoor track and field... Named captain as a senior... Earned three varsity letters.
5K- 16:11 at the Guilford Midnight Meet in April of 2012.
8K- 28:04 a the Dennis Road Race in July of 2011.
1600m - 4:40 at the Dual Meet at Darien High School in May of 2012.
3200m - 9:56 at the FCIAC Championship Meet in May of 2012.
Son of Bill Baird and Sandy Burke.
FOOD(S): Chicken Parmesean
MOVIE(S): Young Frankenstein, Austin Powers, It's a Wonderful Life, Elf
TV SHOW(S): Family Guy, Scrubs, The Office, Modern Family, Sportscenter
BOOK(S): Once a Runner, The Great Gatsby
MUSICAL ARTIST(S): John Mayer, Coldplay, The Band
ATHLETE(S): Steve Prefontaine, Derek Jeter, Deron Williams
ROLE MODEL(S): My parents, my high school track coach, and Steve Prefontaine