Derek Baldwin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Petaluma,Calif.

High School:
Casa Grande '08

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Position:
Sprint Free

Major:
Computer Science

2008-09: Made second swims in 100 free and 200 breast at Big West Championships... Also competed in the 50 free and 200 IM at conference... Time of 57.37 in 200 back ranks 8th all-time while 45.71 time in 100 free is 10th... Won 100 breast in dual against UC Irvine... Swam second leg on winning 200 and 400 free relay teams in dual against Cal State Bakersfield.

CASA GRANDE HS '08: Member of runner-up 400 free relay team at North Coast Sections as a freshman... Placed 9th in 200 free at sections as a senior... Qualified for sections in 100 and 200 free and 400 free relay during final two years.... Named first-team All-Empire by the Press Democrat as a senior... Also competed for Santa Rosa Neptunes.

PERSONAL: Born in San Francisco, Calif.... Majoring in computer science... Parents are Bruce & Sibyl Baldwin... Lists Bruce as his non-sports hero... Chose UC Davis for "the campus, the food and the compliments I heard about the coach"... Would title his autobiography, The Uninvention.