24 Mikayla Bailey  
Mikayla Bailey

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Maple Grove, Minn.

High School:
Osseo HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

Experience:
2 Letters


02/17/2013

Gophers Drop Home Contest to Northwestern

Rachel Banham paced the Gophers with 19 points.

02/10/2013

Gophers Outlasted at Illinois 76-66

Rachel Banham had 17 points in the loss.

01/20/2013

Minnesota Falls to Nebraska at Home

The Gophers played in front of a crowd of 6,361 at Williams Arena.

01/17/2013

Minnesota Tripped Up at #12/11 Purdue

Banham and Cotton each score 17 points in the loss.

12/25/2012

Gophers' Holiday Traditions

Members of the Minnesota women's basketball team share their holiday traditions.

03/03/2014

Minnesota Beats Ohio State

Minnesota wrapped up the regular season with a 17 point win over Ohio State.

03/23/2014

Gophers vs. SMU - WNIT Second Round

The Gophers defeated SMU, 77-70, in the second round of the WNIT.

01/12/2014

Gophers vs Wildcats

Women's basketball

01/24/2013

Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

10/31/2012

Women Basketball vs. Concordia St Paul

Home opener, Gophers win

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Career Honors and Awards
2014
• Academic All-Big Ten

2013
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/19)

2013-14 • Sophomore Season: Played in 23 games for the Gophers with 11 starts • named Academic All-Big Ten • averaged 3.1 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.6 steals in an average of 17.0 minutes per game • led the Gophers with a .500 (14-28) three-point field goal percentage • ranked third on the team with 14 three-pointers and fifth with 42 assists • played in the first two games of the season before missing 11 games with illness (11/16-22) • made her first appearance since Nov. 11 vs. Oakland, scoring three points in three minutes of play • made her first start of the season at No. 13/13 Penn State (1/26) • after entering the starting lineup at Northwestern (2/15), she averaged 2.9 assists per game • posted her first-career double-double vs. SMU (3/23) with 11 points and 11 rebounds • became the first Gopher since 2010 to dish out 10 assists in a single game at Northwestern (2/15) • her 38 minutes in the start at Northwestern were a career-high • had a career game at Michigan (2/1), posting career-highs with 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting and four three-point field goals • scored seven points in the win over Northwestern (1/12)

2012-13 • Freshman Season: Played in 24 games for the Gophers with seven starts • averaged 2.6 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 317 minutes of action • ranked third on the team in three-point field goal percentage (.357) and fourth in three-point field goals made (10) • missed six games due to illness• named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Nov. 19 • connected on her first collegiate field goal in the season-opener vs. Washington State (11/10) • dished out a season-high four assists vs. Ohio (11/17)• scored a career-high 12 points vs. Maine (11/18) • pulled down a career-high six rebounds vs. Missouri (11/24) at the Cancun Challenge.

High School: 2012 graduate of Osseo High School • earned four athletic letters in basketball • 2012 Minnesota Miss Basketball candidate • led her team to the Class 4A State Championship Game in her senior campaign • averaged 10.0 points and 2.3 assists per game in the state tournament on her way to being named to the Minnesota State High School League's All-Tournament Team • 2012 Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention selection • 2012 All-Pioneer Press Honorable Mention • three-time all-conference selection • participated in the 2012 Minnesota Girls High School All-Star Series • 2012 recipient of Osseo High School's Athena Award, given to the school's most outstanding female athlete • named her team's Best Defensive Player three-straight seasons • was named the MVP of the 2009 AAU Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. • voted onto the all-tournament team at the Hopkins Holiday Classic as a sophomore • named the Player of the Game at the Breakdown Tip Off Classic during her junior campaign • played for head coach Joey Waters at Osseo High School • also played for Bill Larson's North Tartan Nike Elite AAU, coached by Gerard Coury • was also a member of the varisty soccer team beginning in eighth grade • named her team's Rookie of the Year as an eighth grader • twice named to the all-conference team • named team captain in both basketball and soccer two-straight years • also lettered in track and field • earned the True Team Award as part of the 4x4 relay team.

Personal: Born April 29, 1994 • daughter of Tim and Peg Bailey • has one brother, John • majoring in kinesiology.