1999: Second on the team in scoring (40 points) and in goals (8) ? scored two goals in win vs. Eastern Illinois (3-0) ? scored two goals in first two games back from dislocated knee including game-winner against Ohio State (5-2) ? scored game-winning goal against Iowa (2-0) in Quarterfinals of Big Ten Tournament ? named to second team All-Big Ten.
1998: Tied with Emily Brown for the team lead in scoring (33 points), while leading the team in goals scored (14) ? ranked second in the Big Ten in points and third in goals in the league ? scored first career hat trick on Sept. 10 vs. Ohio State ? led the Illini with four game-winning goals -- vs. Illinois State (1-0), Louisville (9-0), Ohio State (5-1), and Washington University (7-1) ? added two game-winning assists...started all 20 games at forward ? Brown and Baldwin combined for 27 of the team?s 56 goals, while freshman accounted for 36 of the 56 ? posted a school-record 78 shots on goal, including eight shots vs. Ohio State and 7 vs. Western Michigan ? her two goals each vs. Louisville and Washington University ? had four shots and part of offense which kept the pressure on Penn State in 3-2 narrow loss at Illinois Soccer Field ? set an Illinois record with four game-winning goals ? named to the All-Freshman Great Lakes team.
Prep Highlights: Played for the Long Island Select team from 1991-92 and 1995-97 and was a member of the New York state team in ?93 ? broke high school scoring record in 1996 (18 goals in 13 games) and ?97 (29 goals in 14 games) ? earned team?s Most Valuable Player award and elected to Lindenhurst High School Hall of Fame for accomplishments in soccer ? at Lindenhurst, named all-state as a senior, all-county as a junior, and all-conference as a sophomore ? captain ? coached by Tony Byrne in high school.
Personal: Born on Nov. 11, 1980 ? daughter of Arthur and Linda Baldwin. Favorite TV Show: The Real World. Nickname: Baldy. Who has had the biggest influence on your soccer career and why? My dad and brother Mike--they always pushed me to my limits, made me go out and train and tried to make the best that I could be. Favorite class/instructor: Sports Psychology/Dr.McAuley. Favorite Quote: "Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising everytime we fall."--Confucious
Baldwin's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS SOG G A Pts. GWG GWA 1998 20/20 78 14 5 33 4 2 1999 14/12 40 8 1 17 2 0 Total 34/32 118 22 6 50 6 2