NORTHRIDGE - 2010
Jeff Baxter appeared in 12 matches playing in 21 games as a junior ... finished the season with one assist and one dig while playing primarily as a serving specialist ... had his one assist and one dig at Pacific (Jan. 30) while also serving six times ... heads into his senior season with 85 career assists (0.58 apg) and 19 career digs (0.13 dpg) in 62 career matches.
Baxter appeared in 23 matches and 55 games during his sophomore season ... finished second on the team with 58 assists (1.05 apg) and also had two kills, one ace, seven digs (0.13 dpg) and two blocks (0.04 bpg) ... posted a .400 setting percentage in limited duty ... had a majority of his assists when he handed out 33 in a non-conference win over NJIT (Mar. 17) ... also had 10 assists and one block in a reserve role at Hawai'i (Jan. 31) ... added two kills, two digs and one block against NJIT ... served his only ace of the season in the Matadors 3-0 win over Pacific (Feb. 19) ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors for the second consecutive season.
Appeared in 27 matches and 70 sets as a redshirt freshman ... spent much of the season as the Matadors' designated serving specialist ... for the season had 26 assists (0.37 a/s), one ace, 11 digs (0.16 d/s) and three blocks (0.04 b/s) ... served his first collegiate ace in Northridge's 3-0 win over UC San Diego (Apr. 11) ... posted a season-high two digs on four different occasions ... had one solo block in back-to-back matches against Hope International (Mar. 28) and at No. 9 UC Irvine (Apr. 1) ... was one of five Matador players named to the 2008 MPSF Academic All-Conference Team.
Redshirted the 2007 season as a true freshman.
ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered all four years as a setter at Royal High School in Simi Valley, Calif. ... earned All-Marmonte League honors following his junior (2005) and senior (2006) seasons ... was a four-time team MVP and four-year starter (2003-06) ... played for coach Travis Ferguson, who was a setter at Cal State Northridge in 1995 ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.3 grade point average.
Born March 23, 1988 in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... parents are Karen and John Baxter ... has two brothers, John and Kevin ... John was a setter at Northridge from 1998-2001 who ranks second on the Matador career assists list ... Kevin attends Cal Lutheran ... favorites include the New England Patriots, athletes Tom Brady and Kobe Bryant, "Seinfeld", the movies "Dumb and Dumber" and the "Karate Kid" and Will Smith ... once met Cincinnati Bengal receiver Chad Johnson ... major is Kinesiology.