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Bailey Betenbaugh

  • position Pitcher
  • height 5-8
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Union, S.C.
  • Major Exercise Science
  • High school Union County
  • position Pitcher
  • height 5-8
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Union, S.C.
  • Major Exercise Science
  • High school Union County

Bailey Betenbaugh Bio

2022 (JUNIOR):
Made 22 appearances on the season, starting 11 times in the circle… Led the team with 71 strikeouts… Tied for second on the team with five victories… Second on the team with five complete games… Nationally ranked 137th in hits allowed per seven innings… Threw a two-hit shutout against Fordham (2/19)… Earned a save against NC State… Collected a season-high nine strikeouts against No. 19 Auburn (3/19).

2021 (SOPHOMORE):
Earned the opening day start in the second game of the day against Jacksonville… Finished the year with a 5-0 record and 2.18 ERA in 45.0 innings of work… 18 appearances on the season with three starts, a complete game and a shutout… In her opening game against Jacksonville (a 10-0 win) she went all seven innings with seven strikeouts (both season highs)… Earned four-straight wins to start the season against Jacksonville, Seton Hall on 2/26, Elon on 3/5 and UConn on 3/6.

2020 (FRESHMAN): 
Made her South Carolina debut with a 2-0 record in 14.2 innings of work with a 0.95 ERA… Made three appearances, two of which were starts… Earned one save… Allowed just five hits and two runs with 14 strikeouts… Held opposing batters to a .104 batting average… One shutout, as well… Allowed just two extra-base hits… Earned her first career start on Feb. 23 in Carolina’s 4-0 win against Elon… In that game, she went all seven innings allowing just one hit (in the top of the seventh with one out) with just three walks in nine strikeouts in the complete-game shutout effort… Threw a complete game in seven innings of work with four strikeouts to help Carolina take down Troy, 5-2, on Mar. 1.

HIGH SCHOOL: 
Made her mark at Union County High School… South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year in 2017 and 2019… Lettered in varsity softball for five years… Four-time All-Region selection… Three-time Region Player of the Year… 2019 3A State Player of the Year as named by the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports… Two-time 4A State Player of the Year as named by the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports… 2017 4A State Player of the Year and Go Upstate Player of the Year… Helped lead her school to three-consecutive state championships starting in 2015… Also lettered in varsity volleyball for two years.

PERSONAL: 
Bailey Nicole Betenbaugh is the daughter of Crystal and Donnie Betenbaugh… Has two siblings, Tj and Maggie Beth Betenbaugh… Picked Carolina over Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and the College of Charleston… Member of the National Honors Society, Interact and SGA and had the seventh-best GPA in her graduating class… Earned her bachelor’s degree in May of 2022 in exercise science.

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