Bailey Blood

TITLE Graduate Assistant

Bio

AWARDS & HONORS
Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls [2016]
Big 12 Boat of the Week [2016]

2018-19 (SENIOR)
Raced in the First Varsity Eight at the Cooper Sprints (3/24), finishing third in the petite final with a time of 6:45.02 … Helped the First Varsity Eight to a fifth place grand final finish with a time of 6:38.88 at the Sunshine State Invite (4/6) … Raced in the First Varsity Eight at the George Mason Invite (4/14), finishing first in the grand final with a time of 6:33.30.

2017-18 (JUNIOR)
Earned a seat in the Second Varsity Eight during her junior campaign … Helped the 2V8 to a qualifying heat win at the George Mason Invite with a time of 6:25.7 … Qualified for the Grand Final at the Knecht Cup with a second place finish and a time of 6:57.09 in the second heat of the Second Varsity Eight event … Helped the Second Varsity Eight qualify for the Grand Final at the Big 12 Championship … Competed in the Second Varsity Eight and the Third Varsity Four at the Jayhawk Jamboree.

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE)
Rowed for the First Varsity Four and Third Varsity Eight … Raced KU’s Second Varsity Eight to a fifth-place finish in the Grand Final with a time of 6:52.598 at the Big 12 Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee … Raced KU’s Second Varsity Eight during KU’s 12-10 victory over Kansas State in the annual Sunflower Showdown.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN)
Rowed First Varsity Four and Second Varsity Four during her first season … Raced KU’s Second Varsity Four to a first-place finish in the Grand Final race at the 2016 Knecht Cup with a time of 7:32.33 … Went undefeated with KU’s Second Varsity Four in the 2016 Knecht Cup.

HIGH SCHOOL
Letterwinner in track & field at Blue Valley Southwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Gilman and Martha Blood … Has one sibling, Chandler … Pursuing a degree in journalism.