Leslie Baker Brown (1984)
Leslie Baker Brown (1984)
Alpine Skiing, Soccer
Inducted 2019

Leslie Baker, a member of the Class of 1984, is a three-time All-American who was the 1982 Giant Slalom National Champion. She finished in the top five in 71 percent of her carnival races over a four-year span, earning a top-three finish in half of her events. Baker was the 1984 EISA Slalom Champion and was a three-time All-East selection. She served as team captain during her senior season. Baker was also the recipient of the school’s A. Bayard Russ ’66 Award, given annually to the senior who is most outstanding in two intercollegiate sports.

She was selected to participate in the 1983 World University Games in Bulgaria, before joining the Women’s Professional Ski Race Tour in 1985 for five years. In 1986, she placed eighth at the women’s pro skiing championship.

Baker was also a member of the women’s soccer team at Middlebury, serving as the team captain in the fall of 1983.