Bauer maintains a 3.61 GPA in economics with a focus on finance. He’s a member of the International Honor Society for Economics Omicron Delta Epsilon, the Dean’s List and Patriot League honor roll. Bauer is one of seven Americans selected to receive 100% waiver of tuition and housing at the American University in Dubai in order to enroll in three courses as a William Jefferson Clinton Scholar. In the last few summers, Bauer has worked at Hudson City Savings Bank and Bloomberg, LLP. He will work for Morgan Stanley as a fixed income sales and trading analyst after graduation.
Bauer suffered two torn ACL’s in high school and played fewer than five minutes during his freshman year, but in 2009 he emerged and earned in the team’s Most Improved Player award and enters his senior season as a team captain. As a student athlete with a diagnosed learning disability (dyslexia), Bauer spends a lot of his time giving back by mentoring athletes and students with learning disabilities.
Bauer traveled with Touch the World Foundation’s Annual trip to Jaurez, Mexico, to build a school during January 2008. In 2009 he was a special-education tutor at a local high school and he also has served as a peer mentor to first-year student-athletes at Lafayette. Bauer also was one of 10 Lafayette students selected to work with the Ministry of Education and the United States Embassy during a two-week trip to Madagascar to aid Malagasy students in their efforts to apply to American universities.
In his junior season, Bauer was named co-offensive player of the year on Lafayette after ranking fifth in the nation in assists per game. He tallied 15 goals and 30 assists and was put on the Tewaaraton Watch List as a candidate for NCAA Division I Player of the Year. Lafayette’s offense last season ranked sixth in the nation.