Bailey on all-region team and Lindsey Gosh named honorable mention
Bailey is the second-straight MU player to earn the award
Sophomore outside hitter sits just 10 kills from 1,000 in her career
Bailey named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week for consecutive weeks
Marquette is the reigning BIG EAST volleyball champion
With help from Julie Jeziorowski, Mary Nilles and Autumn Bailey, senior men's basketball player Jamil Wilson looks to get his volleyball skills sharp again. GoMarquette.com mic'd up Jamil for a recent training session.
Post-match comments from coach Bond Shymansky and freshman Autumn Bailey following MU's 3-1 win over TCU in the Marquette Challenge on Sept. 7, 2013.
The season draws closer for Marquette volleyball, and the team is ready for some new competition as preseason camp wraps up. Plus, Ellie Rauch and Autumn Bailey answer coach Bond Shymansky's tough questions.
Honors and Awards
BIG EAST All-Academic (2013)
2014 (So.): BIG EAST Conference Player of the Year ... All-BIG EAST First Team ... BIG EAST Conference Preseason Player of the Year ... All-BIG EAST Preseason Team ... Finished the season with a program record 576 kills, while totaling 405 digs, which ranked second on the team, and 46 service aces, which led the Golden Eagles ... Bailey was one of three MU players to play in all 120 sets during the season ... Posted 13 kills and hit .385 with a career-best five blocks in sweep of VCU (Aug. 30) in the Rams Volleyball Classic ... Hit .394 with 15 kills in sweep at (RV) American (Sept. 5) ... Team-high 17 kills in five-set loss vs. No. 8 Florida State (Sept. 6) in Washington, D.C. ... BIG EAST Honor Roll selection on Sept. 8 for her play against American and FSU ... Tallied 15 kills and 13 digs in victory at No. 7 Florida (Sept. 19) ... Registered a season-high 19 kills and tied a career-high six service aces in victory over UCF (Sept. 20) ... Hit .591 with 14 kills in sweep against Jacksonville (Sept. 21) ... Tied a season high with 19 kills and hit .415 in a sweep at St. John's (Sept. 27) ... Earned her second BIG EAST Honor Roll nod of 2014 on Sept. 29 following a pair of road wins over Providence and St. John's ... Earned her first double-double of the season with 11 kills and 11 digs against Georgetown (Oct. 3) ... Notched her second double-double of the season with 24 kills and 18 digs and tied a career high five blocks and block assists and three assists (Oct. 4) ... Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 13) after notching 20 kills in 3-1 win at Xavier (Oct. 8) and 16 kills in sweep of DePaul (Oct. 11) ... Posted career highs of 30 kills and 25 digs in a five-set loss at Butler (Oct. 15) ... Landed 21 kills and hit .419 in sweep of Villanova (Oct. 17) ... Set an MU record with 89 attacks (25 kills and 18 digs) in four-set win over Seton Hall (Oct. 18), in which Marquette set the NCAA record for points scored in a four-set match with 117 ... Posted 29 kills at Seton Hall (Nov. 14) ... Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 17 following matches at Seton Hall (Nov. 14) and at Villanova (Nov. 15) in which she averaged 8.00 pointsand7.14 kills per set and hit .341 ... Became first Marquette player to earn Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week honors on Nov. 18 for play at Seton Hall and Villanova ... BIG EAST Player of the Week on Nov. 24 after posting 23 kills in the regular season finale against DePaul (Nov. 22) while becoming the fastest player in MU history to surpass 1,000 career kills ... Notched 1,000th kill vs. DePaul while giving MU an 18-12 lead in the first set (the kill was her 10th of the match and she hit .909 (10-0-11) to that point) ... Bailey powered the Golden Eagles in their first round NCAA tournament match against Illinois State with a career high 32 kills, despite the squad falling in five sets (Dec. 4).
2013 (Fr.): AVCA All-America Honorable Mention ... AVCA All-East Coast Region ... AVCA East Coast Region Freshman of the Year ... All-BIG EAST First Team selection ... BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Year ...Named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week after standout performances against BGSU (Aug. 30) and Brigham Young (Aug. 31)... In collegiate debut, collected 19 kills and 16 digs in a win at BGSU (Aug. 30)... Recorded 26 kills and 14 digs in a loss to Brigham Young (Aug. 31), the most kills recorded in a match since 2007 for MU... Posted 20 kills and 16 digs while hitting .378 (20-3-45) from the field against TCU (Sept. 7)... Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week for her play at Green Bay (Sept. 17), and against Florida (Sept. 20) and Milwaukee (Sept. 22)... Picked up 11 kills while hitting .611 (11-0-18) for the match against Green Bay (Sept. 17)... Notched a season-high 29 kills and hit .500 in a win at DePaul (Sept. 28) ... Contributed 18 kills in a three-set win against Georgetown (Oct. 27) ... Recorded 22 kills in a 3-1 victory at Butler (Nov. 1) ... Notched 20 kills and 13 digs in a five-set victory at Seton Hall (Nov. 15) ... Tallied 18 kills in a three-set victory at St. John's (Nov. 17) ... Recorded 26 kills for the second time this season, hit .408 and added eight digs in a four-set victory over Xavier (Nov. 22)... Notched her 17th double-double of the season with 17 kills and 13 digs in a victory over Butler (Nov. 23) ... Posted 17 kills and a season-high 19 digs as Marquette beat Creighton 3-1 in the BIG EAST Championship title match (Nov. 30) ... Had 13 kills and hit .306 in first round NCAA match, a sweep of Louisville (Dec. 6) in Champaign, Illinois.
Prior to Marquette: Bailey earned four letters in volleyball at Assumption Catholic Secondary School ... Is the first Marquette women's volleyball player to hail from Canada since Jenn Brown and AVCA All-American Kim Todd graduated following the 2007 campaign ... Named team captain as a junior and senior ... Helped Assumption to its first Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations tournament title as a junior in 2012 ... Assumption finished third in the OFSAA tournament when Bailey was a sophomore in 2011 ... Bailey was selected to the Canadian Junior National Team in 2012 and captured a Canadian National Championship with her U-16 club team, Defensa, in 2011 as she earned national most valuable player honors ... Also helped Defensa claim a U-18 national championship along with MVP honors in 2013 ... Defensa earned national U-17 silver in 2012.
Personal: Bailey was born in Burlington, Ontario and is the second oldest of four children to Scott and Wendy Bailey ... Has an older sister Kayde and two younger sisters, Paula and Magee ... Majors in elementary/middle education.