Female Athlete of the Week: Brooke Bainey

Brooke Bainey continues to have success with the Lady Warrior Softball team.
Brooke fields a ground ball hit to her to get the runner out.
Brooke fields a ground ball hit to her to get the runner out.
Image/Graphics by Ally Shingledecker/Matt Eirich

Brooke Bainey has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 5/3/24. Brooke is one of six seniors on the Lady Warrior Softball team. She plays third base for the team. Brooke leads the team in stolen bases this year, having stolen 12 bases so far. According to Maxpreps, she has the second most stolen bases in the ICC Northern Conference. Bainey has a 0.340 batting average, steadily contributing to the Warriors’ winning season.

Senior teammate Mallory Graham says, “Brooke is the kind of player you want to be around. She’s such a good teammate and team player. I’m proud of Brooke and all her accomplishments this season, and seasons prior. I am thrilled to still be playing with Brooke and I will be saddened when it comes to an end.”


Facts about Brooke:

Parents: Todd and Angela Bainey 

Siblings: Lindsey and Lucas Bainey 

Pets: Onyx, River, Willow 

Walk-up Song: Here Comes the Boom – Nelly 

Favorite Softball Memory: 2 years ago when I broke Dan’s nose first game of the season 

Pregame Ritual: Prayer behind the dugout.

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