Bailey Vick - Softball - University of Kentucky Athletics 2


  • position Outfield
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Paducah, Ky.
  • High school McCracken Co. High School

2020 (Senior): 2020 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year … SEC Player of the Week (2/24) … D1 Softball National Player of the Week (2/25) … Justin’s World of Softball Co-National Player of the Week (2/25) … Finished second in the nation in batting average … Had a 15-game hit streak snapped on March 9, a career high … Had a hit in three out of the four games at the NFCA Lead-Off Classic … Got UK’s only hit off of childhood hero Monica Abbott in exhibition vs. Team USA … Leads Kentucky with a .582 batting average … Has four doubles on the year … SEC Player of the Week and D1 Softball National Player of the Week on Feb. 24/25 after a .750 week at the plate, including a stretch of 11-for-11 at the Samford Tournament … It was her first-career SEC Player of the Week honor. 

2019 (Junior): Scored the walk-off run on her 21st birthday against Miami (OH) on March 12, capping a 2-for-2 night at the plate with two runs scored and a season-high 3 stolen bases …  Reached base in two of the three NCAA regional games, including her first extra-base hit of the season on an infield double … Started three of the five games on opening weekend, notching a hit against Sam Houston State … Went 1-for-1 with an RBI against Utah … Registered hits in back-to-back games at the Mary Nutter Classic vs. #5 Washington and Bethune-Cookman … Scored two runs in UK’s win over Saint Louis and had two stolen bases in the game, as well … Had four seperate two-game hitting streaks and a three-game hitting streak this year … Had two hits vs. Louisville, including a key hit in the top of the seventh to help tie the game … Went 2-for-2 vs. Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament vs. Ole Miss. 

2018 (Sophomore): Nominated for 2018 Rookie of the Year at the CATSPY Awards … 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District and All-America (1st team) … 2018 NFCA All-Southeast Region (3rd Team) … Was the leader in the SEC with a .633 batting average through three weeks of play, now currently sits eighth in the legaue …  Co-led the team with 17 stolen bases … Went 9-for-9 on Feb. 24 in UK’s games against Bradley and Harvard with an on-base percentage of 1.000 that day … Had a hit in all but 11 games this year and had a career-high seven-game hitting streak … Had a career-high four-hit game in UK’s 5-0 win at San Diego State … Hit .500 at the Citrus Classic in Orlando … Scored a run in 17 games this season, including seven multi-run scoring games … Had a career-high three-RBI day vs. Indiana on March 14 in a 15-2 win over the Hoosiers … Has two multi-stolen base games (Bradley, IU) … Scored a career-high 3 runs vs. Alabama in UK’s 11-6 win. 

2017 (Freshman): SEC All-Freshman Team … SEC All-Defensive Team (LF) … SEC Freshman of the Week (4/25) … SEC Freshman of the Week (5/2) … Multi hits in six of the last 13 games … Is one of the speediest slappers that Kentucky has ever had … Rachel Lawson said on media day that “Bailey Vick is as fast as Sylver Samuel” … Very good at the slapping game and keeping the ball down … Has nine doubles this season, including an infield double … Her nine doubles lead are second on that category … A brilliant student in the classroom, 4.0 GPA … Has 59 total bases with nine walks all season … Has four RBI singles in four different games, including against No. 7 Oregon … Got her first SEC hit at Georgia in game three … Had a hit in two of the three games vs. Arkansas and in the next game at Northern Kentucky … Had a multi-hit game against No. 24 Ole Miss in game three of the series … Has hits in 10 of the last 14 games … Had six hits in UK’s series vs. Mizzou, with an RBI, a double, and scoring three runs. 

Pre-college: Six years of varsity softball … 2013, 14 and 15 KHSAA Academic All-State … 2013 and 15 All-District Teams … 2014 and 15 District Champions … 2014 KHSAA State Runners-up … 2015 KHSAA State Champions … 2015 Forcht Bank All-Around Excellence Winner … 2015 Second Team All-State for Kentucky … 2015 East-West All Star … 4.0 GPA … AP Scholar … Governor’s Scholar.

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