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U  |  L/R  |  5' 3"


Kansas City, MO


Oklahoma State University, May 2021 & Dec 2022


Winnetonka HS, MO


2017 First-Team NFCA All-Region
2017 First-Team All-Big 12
2017 NCAA Statistical Champion (BB, BB/G)

2018 (Senior): Redshirted due to injury … Played in five games prior to injury, going 9-for-16 at the plate with four walks and nine runs scored during the Kajikawa Classic.

2017 (Junior): Transferred to Oklahoma State from Northeastern Oklahoma ... Became the fourth Cowgirl to earn the title of NCAA Statistical Champion as she led the country and set an OSU single-season record with 71 walks ... Hit .312 primarily batting out of the leadoff spot and finished fourth on the team with 49 hits ... Stole a team-high 26 bases ... Became the 21st player in team history to record a multi-home run game when she hit two out of the park against North Texas on April 12 ... Scored four runs against Eastern Kentucky on March 12 - tied for the fourth most in a single game in OSU history ... Posted the second-highest on-base percentage in team history (.530) ... Set an OSU record along with three teammates for most games played in a single season (63), she was also one of three to start all 63 games ... Scored 56 runs - the second most in team history ... Drove in 38 runs despite hitting primarily out of the leadoff spot throughout the season ... Her NCAA-leading 71 walks put her in 11th on the Oklahoma State career walks list ... Named to the All-Region first team and the All-Big 12 second team.

2016 (Sophomore at NEO): Continued her success from the previous year on her way to more awards and records ... Led the country and broke school records with her 133 hits, 111 runs scored, .621 batting average, .703 on-base percentage and her 1.163 slugging percentage ... Tied the school record for home runs in a single season with 23, which also ranked No. 4 nationally ... Set the school record for walks in a season with 55 bases on balls, which was also the second-highest total in the country ... Ranked second nationally with 221 total bases ... Finished with a school-record 90 RBI ... Named to the All-Region team and the Region II Player of the Year ... Earned first-team All-America honors ... Shined in the postseason on her way to being selected to the All-National Tournament team for a second-straight season ... Was named the Top Offensive Player of the National Tournament ... Won the NJCAA District B Marucci Elite Hitter for the second-consecutive year ... Tabbed as the NJCAA Player of the Year for the second-straight season while also being honored as the NJCAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year ... Selected as the Dudley National Player of the Year for NJCAA D1 Softball ... Concluded her time at NEO as the career record holder in:  home runs (42), runs (208), doubles (52), runs batted in (160), total bases (443), walks (81) and batting average (.596) ... Tallied 251 career hits at NEO which is both a school record and the national record for NJCAA.

2015 (Freshman at NEO): Starred in her first season of collegiate softball as she broke school records with 133 hits, 97 runs, 222 total bases and .576 batting average ... Ranked second in the country with a .624 on-base percentage ... Named to the All-Region Team and the Region II Player of the Year ... Honored as a first-team All-American and was selected to the All-National Tournament Team during postseason play ... Earned the NJCAA District B Marucci Elite Hitter award and was crowned as the NJCAA Player of the Year.

High School: Lettered all four years at Winnetonka High School ... Named to the All-Conference, All-District and All-Region teams as a freshman ... Shined during her sophomore year on her way to being named to her first All-State team, while also earning All-Conference, All-District, All-Region and All-Metro honors ... Received national attention after her junior season after she again was named to the All-State team, while also being tabbed to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-South Central Team and earning NFCA All-America honors ... Concluded her high school career by earning All-Conference, All-District and All-Region honors for the fourth consecutive season.

Personal: Born June 18, 1996 ... Daughter of David and Laura Bayless ... Competed in basketball and soccer as well as softball during her high school career ... Member of the Student Council, Leadership Club and AVID at Winnetonka High School ... Started playing softball when she was seven years old ... Earned her bachelor’s degree (university studies) in May 2017 and is now working toward her master’s degree emphasizing leisure studies.

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