11 Alana Bailey
P/UTL • 5-7
At UWG: Strong pitching prospect from Cobb County, a hotbed for college recruits . . . will see significant time on the mound this spring . . . also has a strong bat and will give the Braves plenty of innings in the outfield.
High School: Played for coach Jo Beth Weaver for three years at North Cobb High in Kennesaw . . . as a sophomore, named All-County after leading the team in stolen bases and placing 5th in Cobb County in winning percentage (.800) and 14th in batting average . . . named All-County as a junior coming in 4th in Cobb in ERA, top-25 in batting average and top-10 in strikeouts . . . as a senior, named All-Region 5AAAAA and All-County . . . fifth in the county in ERA (0.75), seventh in batting average (.397), third in strikeouts (115) and also led her team in triples . . . lso stole 30 bases in 34 attempts . . . had an RBI triple in the 2005 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Girls Softball Championship in Pittsburgh, helping lead the Atlanta RBI squad to a fifth straight championship.
Personal: Born July 16, 1987 . . . daughter of Don and Joanne Bailey . . . hobby is basketball . . . favorite foods include lobster and crab . . . would like to Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp . . . favorite non-softball sport is baseball . . . has a couple of hidden talents, including pitching between her legs and doing imiatations . . . favorite movie is A League of Their Own . . . sports heroes are Hall-of-Fame quarterback Joe Montana and fictional movie character Rocky . . . grew up watching the Virginia Tech Hokies . . . favorite Musical Performers are Bob Marley and 311.