A closer look at the sophomore from Atlanta
By Ryan Schulz
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Photos from Vanderbilt's 74-63 win over Tennessee on Jan. 12, 2014.
Vanderbilt defeats Dayton 82-52 on Nov. 24, 2013. (John Russell)
Vanderbilt women's basketball season opening game against Appalachian State on November 8, 2013. (Photos by Joe Howell)
2013-14 (Sophomore): Produced a fine sophomore campaign, including leading the team in rebounding (5.3 per game) and reaching double figures in scoring in seven games. ... Saw action in all 31 games. ... Was inserted into the starting lineup on Dec. 21 and remained there the rest of the season. ... Had eight points on 4-of-5 shooting in NCAA Tournament first-round loss to Arizona State on March 22. ... Had four points and a team-high seven rebounds in loss to Kentucky on March 2. ... Produced her second career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in loss to Florida on Feb. 27. ... Scored a career-high 18 points and had six rebounds in win over Arkansas on Feb. 20. ... Had first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds in loss to Miss. State on Feb. 16. ... Scored a career-high 17 points, including hitting the game-winning free throws with two seconds remaining, in win over Texas A&M on Feb. 2. ... Scored 11 points for the second straight game and pulled down four rebounds in win over LSU on Jan. 19. ... Matched her career-highs with 11 points and three steals in win over Ole Miss on Jan. 16. ... Had nine points and eight rebounds in win over Tennessee on Jan. 12 ... Pulled down a team-high nine rebounds and scored five points in win over Auburn on Jan. 9. ... Pulled down a team-high 10 rebounds and scored five points in win over UAB on Dec. 30. ... Making her first start of the season, she posted a career-high six assists in win over UNC Asheville on Dec. 21. ... Scored 10 points (going 3-of-3 from the floor and 4-of-4 at the line) and pulled down seven rebounds during a win over Dayton on Nov. 24.
2012-13 (Freshman): Played in all but two games as a rookie, averaging 2.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game...Started all four postseason games as a rookie...Played her best down the stretch, averaging 4.2 points and 6.2 rebounds over the last 10 games...Averaged 5.5 rebounds in two games at first career SEC Tournament...Had nine points and nine rebounds in final regular season game at No. 11/11 Georgia...Pulled down 11 rebounds in upset of No. 10/13 Texas A&M...Posted seven points and five rebounds in win at Florida...Scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds at No. 12/10 Tennessee...Recorded career highs in rebounds (10) ,assists (4) and steals (3) against Missouri...Grabbed three rebounds in win over Ole Miss...Scored two points and grabbed two boards in first career SEC road game at Ole Miss...Scored eight points in her first-career SEC game against Mississippi State...Pulled down three boards at Souther Cal...Had two points and four rebounds against College of Charleston...Grabbed three rebounds versus Hartford...Scored nine points in the victory over Tennessee Tech...Had first career double-digit game against Austin Peay, scoring 11 points and hitting team's only two three-pointers...Pulled down three rebounds against Florida State in the San Juan Shootout...Grabbed two rebounds against UAB...Has played in all three games this season.
High School (Pace Academy): Ranked No. 54 nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz, as well as the 21st-ranked guard ... Scored 2,274 career points, while also setting the Georgia career rebounding record at 1,307 ... Four-time team MVP and three-time co-captain at Pace for Regina Tate ... Averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior, while being named the Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A Player of the Year ... Participated in the American Family Insurance High School 3-Point Contest ... As a junior, led Pace to the state championship game for the first time since 1984 ... Also that year, set state record for rebounds in a season (464), while having the second-most rebounds in one game in state history (30) ... Earned Atlanta Journal Constitution Class A Player of the Year honors as a junior ... Reached the 1,000 career point mark as a sophomore ... Played AAU basketball for AOT/Wallace Prather Celtics.
Academics: Plans to major in medicine, health and society.
Personal: Daughter of Cherie and Sam Batey ... Has one sister, Jordan, who is a junior on the tennis team at Temple ... Favorite basketball player is Maya Moore ... Favorite movie is The Blind Side ... Chose Vanderbilt over Memphis, Kansas and Miami ... Born on March 24, 1994 in Atlanta.
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