Bailee Dean
Bailee Dean
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Nolensville, Tenn.
High School: Cane Ridge HS
Last School: Cane Ridge HS
Experience: HS

2015: Competed in all six meets ... In collegiate debut at Belmont Opener placed 50th overall ... Helped Belmont to finish eighth at Commodore Classic ... At highy competitive Greater Louisville Classic was fifth-best Belmont finisher with a season-best time of 18:48.92 ... Fourth-best Bruin harrier at the Crimson Classic ... At the OVC Championship placed 41st overall ... Finished in top-170 at NCAA South Regional with a new PR of 23:32.58.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Cane Ridge High School under coach Corene Minchin ... Two-time state champion ... Named All-State and All-City ... Gatorade Runner of the Year ... CRHS Runner of the Year ... Served as team captain ... Also played soccer and softball at CRHS ... Named softball Player of the Year with most stolen bases (2009-10).

Personal: Born August 15, 1996 ... Daughter of William Dean and Jennifer Rice ... Has two siblings, Makenzie and Cassidy ... Lists favorite athletes as Denne Kastor and Meb Keflezighi ... Favorite musical groups are 3 Doors Down and Zac Brown Band ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning the 3200m race in the last 200-meters and becoming state champion her first year ever running track.

Personal Records
5K XC: 17:48
6K XC: 23:32
1600m: 5:09
3200m: 10:35