HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown player on January 5, 2018.
Baird is a forward who helped lead Stanford University to three consecutive NCAA championships from 2015-17. The US youth international is a product of RSL's academy.
COLLEGE: Baird was an instrumental leader in Stanford's historic NCAA College Cup run that saw the Cardinal win three consecutive national championships, becoming just the second team in division 1 history to do so. Baird, an Escondido, California native tallied 16 goals and 28 assists in his four years at Stanford while appearing in 77 total matches, making 69 starts.