Career Notes Entering 2016 Season:
• Played in 45 of a possible 62 matches over her career
• Saw action in 128 of a possible 243 sets over her career
• 2015 Academic All-MAC
• Scored a career-high 15 kills vs. Albany (Aug. 28, 2015)
• Collected a career-high 18 digs vs. IPFW (Sept. 16, 2015)
• Served up a career-high four aces at Western Michigan (Nov. 6, 2015)
• Blasted double-figure kills in one career match
• Recorded double-figure digs in four career matches
2015 (So.): Earned second letter at Ball State … Academic All-Mid-American Conference … played in 30 matches, earning 11 starts … saw action in 101 of a possible 124 sets … opened the season with her first career double-double in her first career start on the outside, collecting a career-high 15 kills and adding 12 digs in a win over Albany (Aug. 28) … followed with seven kills and 14 digs later in the day in a win over Belmont (Aug. 28) … notched six kills at IUPUI (Sept. 2) and vs. Utah Valley (Sept. 11) … also earned 14 digs versus Utah Valley … logged at least one kill in 10 matches … tallied double-digit digs in four matches, including a career-high 18 in a backrow start versus IPFW (Sept. 16) … finished the year with 136 digs, including at least one dig in 23 matches … served up a career-high four aces at Western Michigan (Nov. 6) and finished the season with 11 … dished out 22 assists on the year, including a career-high three versus Utah Valley.
2014 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State … played in 15 matches … saw action in 27 of a possible 119 sets … smashed a kill on her first collegiate attack attempt in her debut versus Western Illinois (Aug. 29) … added her second kill in her next outing versus Eastern Illinois (Aug. 30), while also serving up a season-high two aces and collecting four digs … added two more aces versus Montana (Sept. 5) … recorded her third and final kill of the year versus Miami (Fla.) (Sept. 13) … tallied a season-high six digs in the Mid-American Conference Tournament match versus Western Michigan (Nov. 22) … earned four digs in Ball State’s Nov. 1 win over the Broncos.
PREP CAREER: Earned four letters in volleyball at Batesville High School for coaches Kateri Paul, who is also her aunt, and Jody Thomas … helped guide the Bulldogs to a 120-26 record over her career, including a 30-7 mark her senior year … helped Batesville earn four Ripley Country championships, four sectional titles, three conference titles and the program’s first regional title … also helped the Bulldogs rank as high as fifth in the state among class 3A teams … three-time Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player … three-time All-EIAC selection … two-time First Team All-State honoree … finished her career as the program’s all-time career leader in kills (1,416), digs (1,294) and aces (214) … named the team’s offensive MVP as a sophomore and junior … Academic All-State honorable mention as a senior … three-time Greenfield All-Tournament Team, including MVP honors as a senior … also earned four letters in basketball at Batesville for coach Derrick Cox … all-conference selection as a junior and senior … named team MVP her senior season after posting 251 points, 173 rebounds, 69 assists, 48 steals and 14 blocks … helped guide the Bulldogs to three Ripley County Tournament championships, earning all-tournament accolades all four years including MVP honors as a senior … played club volleyball for Southeastern Indiana Volleyball Club’s 18-1’s and the Golden Bear Volleyball Club 18-1’s.
PERSONAL: Maintains a 3.805 grade-point average as a nursing major … born September 4, 1995 in Batesville, Ind. … daughter of Mike and Kris Baumer … has one brother, Ben … her aunt Kateri Paul played volleyball at Marian University … full name is Bailey Kristine Baumer.