On Baxter: A hard worker who could be a contributor this season ... a good crease player who slides well ... plays smart, but is also tough and physical.
As a junior (2007): Saw significant playing time in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... helped the defense hold the Knights scoreless for nearly 25 minutes ... made his first-career start in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... picked up one groundball vs. the Catamounts ... helped hold the Catamounts scoreless for a 26-minute span ... helped hold Lafayette to just one goal over the final 45:22 of the game in 13-4 win (3/13) ... caused one turnover and had one groundball in 11-7 win over No. 19 UMBC (3/17) ... helped the defense hold the Retrievers to just one goal in 29:39 to allow the offense to go on a 9-1 run to seal the game ... caused two turnovers in 18-3 win over Mount St. Mary's (3/20) ... helped hold the Mount scoreless for a stretch of 37:29 ... caused one turnover in 14-8 win over No. 11 North Carolina (3/24) ... helped hold the Tar Heels scoreless for 24:28 ... caused a turnover and picked up a groundball in 11-10 loss to No. 3 Virginia (4/27) in the ACC semifinals ... one caused turnover in 12-4 win over Yale (5/5).
As a sophomore (2006): Saw significant playing time in 8-7 overtime win at No. 1 Duke (3/4) ... caused his first collegiate turnover and picked up a career-best two groundballs in 9-6 win over No. 15 Towson (3/11) ... one groundball in 7-6 loss in double overtime to Bucknell (3/14) ... caused two turnovers in 9-4 victory at UMBC (3/18) ... caused one turnover in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... helped the Terp defense hold the Big Green scoreless for 53:32 ... one groundball in 9-6 win at North Carolina (3/25) ... set his career high with three caused turnovers in 15-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/1) ... also tied his career best with two groundballs vs. Cavaliers ... caused a turnover in 11-4 win at No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... tallied his first collegiate assist in 18-2 win over Sacred Heart (4/18) ... also picked up a groundball vs. the Pioneers ... tied his career high with three caused turnovers in 16-8 win over No. 12 Denver (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... also picked up a groundball vs. the Pioneers ... caused one turnover in 8-5 loss to No. 10 UMass (5/27) in NCAA Semifinals.
As a redshirt-freshman (2005): Made his collegiate debut in 13-6 win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... saw time late in 14-10 win at No. 18 Bucknell (3/15) ... one groundball in 9-4 win over No. 19 North Carolina (3/26) ... saw his most playing time of the season in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field.
As a freshman (2004): Did not see varsity action ... gained more experience after transferring from Air Force Prep in the fall.
Before Maryland: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Severna Park High School in Severna Park, Md. ... served as a team captain under coach Mike Bellotte ... was a finalist for the C. Markland Kelly Award as the top player in Anne Arundel County ... all-county as a senior, leading his team to a 17-1 record ... played in the National All-Star Game and the Maryland Coaches Association game ... led the Falcons in groundballs and takeaways as a senior.
Personal: Born April 30, 1985 ... son of Karin and Reggie Baxter ... brother of Alisson and Adam, who played four years at Towson, finishing with the Tigers in 2004 ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice.