3 Paris Baird
Paris  Baird


Van Nuys, Calif.

High School:
Windward School





Women’s Hoops Hosts Exhibition Game on Sunday

The Spartan are one of the youngest teams in Division I women's basketball with 12 of its 15 players being underclassmen.


2017 SAMMY Awards Honors Best Of San Jose State University Athletics

The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.


Arthur Ashe, Jr., Sports Scholars Awards Honor 25 San José State Student-Athletes Of Color

15 Spartans earned the annual national academic honor either for the second or third time.


Arthur Ashe, Jr., Sports Scholars Awards Honor 25 Spartans

15 Spartans earned the annual national academic honor either for the second or third time.


Womens' Hoops Hosts End Of The Year Extravaganza On April 9

The deadline to RVSP to the event or purchase raffle tickets is April 5!


Paris Baird Photos

Paris Baird Photos

SPARTAN NOTES: Completed her Spartans' career in 2016-17...finished her career tied for first on the program's list for games palyed (122)...ranked in the top-25 on the career list in three-point field goal attempts - #11 (281), three-point field goals made - #14 (73), three-point field goal percentage - #17 (.260), defensive rebounds - #18 (330), and blocked shots - #18 (48).


First-Team Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sport Scholar
Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Mountain West
Academic All-Mountain West
Academic All-Mountain West
Academic All-Mountain West
San José State Scholar-Athlete


2016-17: Appeared and started in all 32 games…averaged 8.0 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.4 steals, 1.2 assists and 0.8 blocks in 29.1 minutes per game…ranked second on the team with 220 rebounds and had seven double digit rebounding efforts including a career-high 19 boards at Colorado State (1/4), which is the third highest in program history…reached double figure scoring eight times with a career-high 16 at San Diego State (2/8)…recorded three double doubles vs. New Mexico (2/4), at San Diego State and at Utah State (2/22)…blocked a pair of shots a season and career-high six times – at New Mexico State (11/11), at Nebraska (12/9), vs. San Diego State (1/11), vs. Air Force (1/14), at Wyoming (1/18) and at Utah State (2/22)…five steals vs. UNLV (2/11) and five assists vs. Saint Mary’s College (12/3) are both season and career-bests…played a season and career-high 37 minutes at San Diego State and vs. Colorado State (3/7)…44 three-pointer and 159 three-point attempts rank 18th and 14th on the program’s single-season list, respectively…178 defensive rebounds are fifth most by a Spartans in a season…among Mountain West players 46 steals ranks 12th, 27 blocks rank 11th, 178 defensive rebounds rank 5th…set single-season career highs in points, field goals, field goal attempts, three-pointers, three-point attempts, free throws, free throw attempts, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals. (Game-by-Game Stats)

2015-16: Appeared in all 30 games, making one start…in 12.3 minutes a game, averaged 3.6 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.7 steals…start at Nevada (2/17) was the first of her collegiate career…set career-highs in nearly every statistical category…reached double-figure scoring in four games including a career-high 15 points twice – against both Colorado State (1/27) and Utah State (2/27)…against Utah State drained a career-best five three-pointers…was 11-for-13 from the free throw line, including going a perfect 2-for-2 four times…had a career-high nine rebounds versus New Mexico (3/8) among her 77 boards on the season…three assists against Boise State (1/20) were a single-game high…in the games against Colorado State and at CSU Bakersfield blocked two shots…six times had two steals in a game.  (Game-by-Game Stats)

2014-15: Appeared in 31 games all coming off the bench...averaged 2.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 9.4 minutes per game...scored a career-high 10 points at UC Irvine (11/22)...twice grabbed a season-high six rebounds, at Wyoming (1/3) and at Utah State (2/18)...dished out a season-best two assists three times, vs. Columbia (11/16), vs. Southern Oregon (12/2) and at Wyoming...set a career-high with two blocks at Utah (11/14)...had a pair of steals at Fresno State (1/14) and at Utah State.  (Game-by-Game Stats)

2013-14: Appeared in 29 of the team's 30 games, all coming off the bench...averaged 1.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 11.4 minutes per game...against Utah State (1/4) recorded season-highs in points (8), rebounds (7) and assists (2)...also had two assists vs. San Francisco State (11/8), at Colorado State (1/8) and vs. Boise State (1/25)...made three steals vs. San Diego State (2/26)...played a season-high 23 minutes at Nevada (1/1).  (Game-by-Game Stats)

2012-13: Redshirted the season

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of the Windward School (coach Steve Smith) in Los Angeles, Calif. ...a member of the 2010-11 CIF Division IV State Champions averaging 7.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals...in her final two seasons the team was 58-9, 18-0 in Alpha League play and reached a No. 9 national ranking...earned All-Alpha League honors as a senior and received the team's Character Award...garnered three letters in track.

PARIS: Earned a bachelors degree in psychology in May 2016...currently enrolled in graduate school...the daughter of Jacqueline and Steven Baird...in her spare time enjoys writing and art...played club ball for the Cal Sparks Gold (coach Elbert Kinnebrew)...Paris Baird is a native of Buffalo, N.Y.