\r\n\r\n<strong>By Mark Robinson<\/strong>\r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_24624" align="alignright" width="223"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/?attachment_id=24624" rel="attachment wp-att-24624"><img class="size-medium wp-image-24624" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2017\/02\/Mallory-Baker-223x300.jpg" alt="" width="223" height="300" \/><\/a> (Photo by Mark Robinson)<br \/>Mallory Baker, playing for Greenbrier East, in action against Oak Hill[\/caption]\r\n<h1>Mallory Baker, a senior at Greenbrier East High School, will attend West Liberty University this fall, and will play soccer.<\/h1>\r\n\u201cTheir coach, Barry Christmas, is a lot like my middle school coach,\u201d says Baker. \u201cI really like the way he coaches and runs drills and practices. I went up there in November for a visit, and fell in love with the campus, and the girls, and the coach.\u201d\r\n\r\nBaker is the daughter of Sheri and Travis Baker. Baker\u2019s soccer coach at East is Courtney Hudnall. West Liberty is located in West Virginia\u2019s northern panhandle, north of Wheeling. The teams are called the Hilltoppers, and compete in the NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference. There are about 2,500 undergrads enrolled at West Liberty.