#25 Morgan Batey Season 2015-16
• 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)