2012 Bears All-Sports Showcase Features Numerous Student-Athlete Honors
153 Honored at 2nd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony
193 Named to AD Honor Roll for Fall Semester
Casey Bayliss Photos
At Missouri State: After starting all 20 games last season, Bayliss returns as the Bears leading offensive threat, providing a balanced attack with great ball handling and stick work.
2010: Named All-Mid-American Conference First Team in her first season with the Bears ...Led the team in every offensive category with nine goals, six assists, 24 points, 61 shots, 42 shots on goal and one game-winning goal ... Finished in the MAC's top ten in eight offensive categories ... One of only four Bears to start all 20 games ... Notched a point in 11 of the Bears' 20 contests ... Scored two goals twice, in a 5-1 win over Saint Louis (9/29) and a 4-2 loss against Pacific (9/26) ... Had a goal and an assist in her first game as a Bear, a 7-1 season-opening win against Lindenwood ... In a three-game stretch from 9/26 to 10/2, she scored five goals and assisted on another ... Her stick work and ball handling were key to a balanced offense attack ... Bayliss' nine goals are the highest total for a Bear newcomer since Jemima Cameron's 21 in 1998.
Background: Bayliss came to Missouri State as a seasoned veteran after spending two year at Charles Sturt University following her four-year career at All Saints College Preparatory in New South Wales, Australia ... At Charles Sturt, she played for both the men's and women's field hockey teams ... In 2009, was named Women's Division I Most Valuable Player, finished fifth in the Men's Division III Most Valuable Player voting and was third in Men's Division Year on the Ground Award ... Outside of school teams, she played for Kelso Women's A Grade, Bathurst City Premiere League, Central West Academy of Sport and New South Wales State National U-15 Girls where she collected two national titles and was named an Australian Honorary School girl at the age of 14.
Personal: Casey Lynn Bayliss was born April 17, 1989, in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia ... Daughter of Keith Bayliss and Kathryn Conyers of Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia ... Plans to double major in Animal Science and Journalism ... Has one brother, Geoffrey.