Parkview's Baker signs pro soccer contract

After recently completing her Georgia soccer career, goalkeeper Ashley Baker has signed to play with Lincoln Ladies FC of the FA Women's Super League -- the highest level of women's football in England.

The Parkview grad, who was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, just wrapped up her redshirt senior season and third year as Georgia's starter, ending her tenure with the fourth-most saves in program history with 305.

Her 2012 campaign included a save percentage of 0.830, 112 stops, and five shutouts for the Bulldogs in 19 appearances.

Baker played for England in the U-20 Women's World Cup in 2008 and 2010 and is now a fixture for the U-23 squad. She was recently one of 29 players and five goalkeepers called into the five-day camp starting Sunday. The U23 camp is just one step away from the full national team.