2 Baylee Cook
2 Baylee Cook
Height: 5-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lewisburg, Tenn.
High School: Shelbyville Central High School
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

Statistics: 2016 | 2017

As a Sophomore (2017): Made apperances in 50 games, earning starts in all but one ... Tied to lead the team in stolen bases (2) and was second on the team in runs scored (33) and triples ... Finished third on the team in at bats (161) and walks (21) ... Recorded two or more runs seven times ... Tallied three or more hits on three occasions ... Notched two or more hits 13 times ... Was perfect at the plate, going 4-for-4 against UMKC (2/10) at the Belmont Winter Fest Tournament ... Rang up three runs, thanks to a pair of doubles versus Western Illinois (2/18) at the WKU Hilltopper Classic ... Smacked first home run of the season one day later against the Leathernecks at the same tournament ... Was perfect at the plate, going 2-for-2 and recording a season-high three RBI against Alabama State (3/11) at the Blues City Classic ... Recorded a season-high six putouts at Mercer (3/19) ... Knocked second home run of the season in game one at Morehead State (4/14) ... Hit lone triple of the season in the Battle of the Boulevard against Lipscomb (4/25) ... Came away with two RBI in game two versus Tennessee State (5/6).

As a Freshman (2016): Made apperances in 50 contests, starting them all ... Tied to lead the team in at-bats (151), runs (31), doubles (8) and stolen bases (13) ... Second on the team in hits (39), triples (1) and walks (22) ... Recorded four putouts in the outfield at the LA Tech Invitational versus Abilene Christian (2/19) ... Went 2-for-3 at the plate against Mississippi Valley (2/21) on the final day of the LA Tech Invitational ... Smashed first collegiate triple vs. ULM (2/27) at the Central Arkansas Invitational ... Also recorded first two RBI in same game ... Was perfect at the plate, going 2-for-2, versus Arkansas Pine Bluff (2/28) after hitting first collegiate double to drive in a season-best three runs at the same tournament ... Stole a season-high two bases against UMass (3/4) at the Red & Blue Classic ... Knocked a double and notched a pair of RBI at Ole Miss (3/4) at the same tournament ... Picked up three a season-high three walks against Morehead State (3/19) ... Recorded a double in Belmont's extra inning win on the road at SEMO (3/25) ... Went 3-for-3 at the plate with a season-high three RBI in game one on the road at Austin Peay (4/9) ... In game two with the Govs, she went 3-for-4 with a double and three runs ... Went 3-for-4 on the road against in-state rival MTSU (4/13) ... Notched a double in Belmont's come from behind win at Eastern Kentucky (4/17) ... Matched season-best output of two steals versus Tennessee State (4/30) ... Grabbed four putouts in regular season finale at Jacksonville State (5/8) ... Earned OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction.

Prior to Belmont: Three time District 8-AAA MVP Player of the Year ... Helped lead Shelbyville Central High to first District 8-AAA championship in school history ... Three-time Offensive Player of the Year ... Wrapped career at SCHS with a career batting average of .750 ... Had team's highest on-base percentage over four-year career at .850 ... Named to the TSCA All-Academic team as a junior ... First Team 2014 TSCA All-Mid State selection ... Earned First Team MTSCA honors ... Helped lead her Fury 97 Fastpitch Team to a pair of ASA/USA national championship titles.

Personal: Born February 4, 1997 in Franklin, Tenn. ... Daughter of Kenneth and  Kathryn Ann Cook ... Has one sister, Chelsea ... Lists Jennie Finch as her favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is Gone Girl ... Lists favorite singer as Luke Bryan ... Greatest sports thrill was winning the ASA National Championship twice ... Interested in majoring in Nursing.