- 6' 2
- 182 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Club Team
- Rotenburger SV
- Visselhövede, Germany
2009: Co-captain who started and played in 18 games …Was the Hokies’ anchor on defense, helping keep previously ranked Davidson and then-No. 16 NC State scoreless … Scored one of Tech’s most thrilling goals of the season, tying the game with 1:13 left to send the Hokies into overtime against ETSU … Collected one goal and seven shots, including four shots on goal … Named to the All-ACC Academic team.
2008: Team Captain...Unable to compete due to injury.
2007: Started 20 of the 21 matches in which he appeared ... Third on the team with 1,837 minutes …Registered two goals and three assists ... Scored game-tying goal in overtime win against Clemson … Played a key role in the Hokies’ seven shutouts in 2007 ... ACC All-Academic Team recipient.
2006: Appeared in 12 games with seven starts … Posted two points with one goal scored … Netted game-winning goal against Appalachian State … Helped defense post shutouts of Navy, William and Mary, Radford and Appalachian State … Key member of defense that held No. 3 Duke scoreless.
2005: Started all 20 matches for Tech ... Scored one goal with two assists … Helped the defense tie a school-record mark of eight shutouts that included Penn State, Davidson, Liberty, No. 4 North Carolina, Elon, No. 7 N.C. State, Radford and UNC Greensboro ... Helped Tech hold No. 19 Boston College and No. 7 Duke to ties ... Netted the first goal of his career in the 4-3 victory over George Washington ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Elon and in the game-winning goal against No. 5 Virginia ... Recorded two shots in the NCAA Tournament second-round against UNC Greensboro … Named to the VaSID all-state second-team.
Club: A member of the Rotenburger SV club team for two years … Played one year in the Oberliga Niedersachsen Fourth division along with one season in the Niedersachsenliga Fifth division.
High School: Graduated from Rotenburg’s Ratsgymnasium with his Abitur degree.
Personal: Born February 27, 1985, in Rotenburg, Germany … Son of Rainer and Gabriele Baden … Majoring in management.