Baylor Women's Basketball vs. Louisiana College - 11/02/2006
Set a Lady Bear record for the mile run, clocking a 5:32 during fall conditioning testing ... Bettered the old record of 6:09 set by Jessika Stratton in 2003.
As a sophomore (2007-08): Sophomore guard Haylee Abbe has averaged 0.3 points and 0.3 rebounds in 16 appearances off the bench ... Played in 11 of Baylor's last 22 games (0 points and 1 rebound in 19 total minutes) ... DNP (coaches decision) in Lady Bears' last 5 games ... Saw 1 minute of action against No. 10 Oklahoma, but did not register any statistics ... Scored a career-high 5 points and grabbed a career-best 2 rebounds in a career-high 18 minutes off the pine vs. Howard ... Has already played more minutes (57) as a sophomore than she did in 8 games as a rookie (26) ... Was offered a track scholarship by Baylor, but elected to join the Lady Bear program as a walk-on instead.
As a freshman (2006-07): True freshman walk-on guard Haylee Abbe was named to the fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 4.00 grade-point average ... Missed 11 games (Dec. 17-Feb. 1) with a stress fracture in her right leg, but was cleared for duty Feb. 1 and saw her first Big 12 action (one minute) in the Lady Bears' Feb. 10 homecourt win over Iowa State ... Also played one minute in Baylor's home victory over Texas ... Abbe appeared in eight games (North Texas, BYU, Central Florida, Southeast Missouri State, Sam Houston State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Iowa State and Texas) off the bench as a Lady Bear rookie ... Scored only points (two) of the season in a career-long nine-minute stint vs. Sam Houston State ... Grabbed a rebound vs. both Central Florida and Arkansas-Pine Bluff, registered her only career assist against Central Florida ... Collected a steal vs. both Central Florida and Sam Houston State ... First invited non-scholarship student-athlete to play for the Lady Bears in the Mulkey-era.
Before Baylor: Played five sports at Robinson (Texas) High School, lettering four years in basketball, track, cross country and soccer and one season in volleyball ... Was a four-time state track qualifier and participated in the state cross country meet three times ... Named 2006 CenTex Female Athlete of the Year by the Waco Tribune-Herald ... Earned District 17-3A basketball Offensive MVP honors as a junior and senior as well as Super Centex honors in basketball and soccer her junior and senior seasons ... Twice named to TABC All-Region teams ... Three-time district champion in the 800 meters, won district twice at 1,600 meters and 300-meter hurdles once ... Earned regional championship honors in 800 meters as a junior and senior ... Finished fourth in the state track meet as a sophomore and junior and earned the bronze medal her senior season as well as a silver medal for the mile relay as a freshman ... Owns the Robinson High School school record at the 800 meter (2:17;56), 1600 meter (5:20) and mile relay (3:56) distances.
Personal: Full name is Haylee Nicole Abbe ... Daughter of Rick and Suzanne Abbe of Waco, Texas ... Born Feb. 5, 1988, in Waco, Texas ... Has three siblings: Heather (20), Hannah (15) and Hunter (12) ... Business major ... Was offered a track scholarship at Baylor but elected to play basketball ... Chose Baylor because "I have always dreamed of attending and playing at Baylor since I was young. Baylor has been a family tradition with several members graduating from here plus, I grew up watching many Baylor athletic events" ... Enjoys water skiing and working out in her spare time ... 2006 graduate of Robinson High School where she was valedictorian, Vice President of the National Honor Society, listed among Who's Who Among American High School Students and a member of the National Honor Society ... Also active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Peer Assistance and Leadership, Student Council, Spanish Club and Pride of the Blue Band ... Very active in the community, volunteering with Relay for Life, Race for the Cure, Mission Waco, Salvation Army and the Riverside Nursing Home.