Graduating seniors reflect on their time at Vanderbilt
Batey posts a double-double in victory over Mississippi Valley State
A closer look at the sophomore from Atlanta
By Ryan Schulz
February 27, 2014
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Vanderbilt hosted MSU on senior night, falling 66-61. (2/25/16)
Vanderbilt women's basketball action against Tennessee at Memorial Gym. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt University)
Vanderbilt WBB vs. LSU on 1/14/16. Photos by John Russell.
Photos of Vanderbilt's game against No. 2 South Carolina on Jan. 7, 2015.
• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
MAJOR: Medicine, Health and Society
2015-16 (Senior): Completed her outstanding career with the Commodores with a strong senior season in which she ranked among the team leaders in a host of categories. … Saw action in all 32 games, including making 11 starts, bringing her career totals to 125 games and 64 starts. … Ranked second on the team in both rebounding (3.9 per game) and assists (2.2). … Led the team in steals with 48 (1.5 per game). … Averaged 7.0 points per game. … Scored in double figures in seven games, including scoring a season-high 15 in a loss to Texas A&M on Feb. 21. … Recorded a double-double against Alabama on Jan. 25, finishing with 10 points and 10 rebounds. … Also had 10 rebounds in win over New Mexico State on Dec. 29. … Shot 53.0 percent from the floor, which ranked third on the team among players with at least 30 attempts.
2014-15 (Junior): Put together another strong season that included leading the team in rebounding (5.2 rpg) and and ranking second in scoring (8.5 ppg). ... Saw action in all 31 games, and was the only player on the VU roster to start every game of the regular season. ... Reached double figures in 13 games, and posted three double-doubles. ... Went 8-of-13 from the floor and scored 17 points with five rebounds in overtime win over Florida on Feb. 19. ... Scored 14 points, including the game-sealing free throws with five seconds remaining, in win over Ole Miss on Feb. 5. ... Went 7-of-8 from the floor and scored a team-high 16 points in win over Alabama-Huntsville on Jan. 15. ... Matched her career-high with 18 points and had 10 rebounds for her third double-double of the season in win over Mississippi State on Jan. 11. ... Had 13 points and six rebounds in loss to Dayton on Dec. 21. ... Had her second consecutive double-double with 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in win over Elon on Dec. 14. ... Had 15 points and five rebounds in season-opening win over Belmont on Nov. 14.
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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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.
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.
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.
Batey's Career High
Points: 18 (2x) Last: vs. Miss. State (1/11/15)
3FG Made: 2 (2x) Last: vs. Dayton (11/28/12)
Rebounds: 16 vs. Elon (12/14/14)
Assists: 8 vs. Kentucky (1/28/16)
Blocks: 1 (7x)
Steals: 5 vs. Alabama-Huntsville (12/3/15)
Minutes: 43 vs. Florida (2/19/15)