Harland "Pink" Baker '22 Award

Established in 1981 by the Friends of Princeton Football in honor of Harland "Pink" Baker '22, varsity letterman on the "Team of Destiny" and long-time friend of Princeton football players. Defensive Rookie of the Year: Awarded annually to that freshman or sophomore, starting for the first time in his career, who has made the greatest contribution on the defensive side of the ball.
YearName
1981Brian J. Hetherington '85
1982James Petrucci '86
1983Edwin J. Elton '97
1984Christian F. Bormann '88
1985Robert Henricks '89
1986Richard Emery '90
1987Michael Pierre Hirou '91
1988Aaron M. Harris '92
1989Gene John DeMorat '93
1990Reginald T. Haris '94
1991Jonathan D. Reid '95
1992David M. Patterson '96
1993David M. Patterson '96
1994Thomas L. Ludwig '98
1995Damani J. Leech '98
1996David J. Ferrara '00
1997Ryan P. Demler '00
1998Andrew J. Babinecz '02
1999Kevin A. Kongslie '03
2000C. Blake Perry '04
2001Nick A. Brown '05
Christopher B. Browne '05
2002S. Abiola Fadeyi '06
Justin D. Stull '06
2003Colin E. McDonough '07
2004Timothy W. Boardman '08
2005Peter R. Buchignani '09
2006John M. Callahan '10
Daniel M. Kopolovich '10
2007Meko E. McCray '11
2008Kevin DeMaio '12
2009Caraun A. Reid '13
Andrew E. Starks '13
2010Phillip Bhaya '14
2011Khamal M. Brown '15
2012Matthew J. Arends '16
Anthony D. K. Gaffney '16
2013Dorian M. Williams '17
2014Kurt S. Holuba '18
2015Tom Johnson '19
2016TJ Floyd '20