Hot Summer Bods 2021 Pt. 6
Running and jumping with style and beauty
A 6-4 center, Janelle Bailey was one of the best players in the history of the University of North Carolina. She is only the fifth Tar Heel who has grabbed 1,700 points, 1,000 rebounds in a career. Bailey averaged 15.1 points and 8.9 rebounds over a four-year career. She also registered 104 blocked shots as well. Last season Bailey had seven double-doubles. She pulled down a season best 15 rebounds to go along with 18 points and three assists against Miami, Jan. 10. Her season high of three blocked shots came in another double-double performance against Miami on Dec. 14. In that game she posted 14 points and 13 rebounds. Bailey scored her season high against Syracuse when she recorded 25 points while shooting 10-15 from the field and 5-5 from the free-throw line. She scored at least 20 points three times during the 2020-21 season.
During her freshman season Bailey was the 2018 ACC Freshman of the Year. In that season she averaged 14.3 points and 9.1 boards per game. She had arguably the best game of her career scoring 30 points and hauling 19 rebounds against Wake Forest. During her senior season Bailey was named All-American Honorable Mention by the WBCA. In her final game at North Carolina she scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game against Alabama.
Kalani Brown is a 6-7 center who has competed in the WNBA the last three seasons. The 24-year-old Slidell, Louisiana product had her best season as a rookie in 2019 when she averaged 5.1 points as a reserve for the Los Angele Sparks. During her college days at Baylor, Brown was a star. As a junior during the 2017-18 season she had a breakout season averaging 20.1 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. Her productivity was rewarded when she was named Big 12 Player of the Year in 2018. The next season Brown led Baylor to an NCAA title as she posted averages of 15.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Brown averaged 15 points per game over her four-year career and was automatic as scorer with a career shooting percentage of 63.9.
The daughter of PJ Brown, a 2008 NBA champ with the Boston Celtics, Brown's mom DeJuna also hooped for Louisiana Tech as her dad did. Brown had the best game of her 2020 season when she scored 13 points, shooting 5-9 for the Atlanta Dream against Connecticut.
Alexandra "Alexa" Webster
A native of The Woodlands, Texas, Alexa Webster has a bright future on the college level. Prior to arriving to Oregon, she won the 2019 USATF National Junior Olympics 400-meter hurdles championship. She was a state runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles at the state championship meet. At Oregon, Webster scored her first collegiate win in the 100-meter hurdles at the Oregon Twilight meet. She also recorded a runner-up finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the Hayward Premier as well as a member of the 400-meter relay squad at the 42nd Aztec Invitational.
Webster helped Oregon finish second at the PAC-12 championship meet by scoring points in the in the 100-meter hurdles and 1,600-meter relay.
Rutgers high jumper Courteny Campbell has collected a number of wins over her career. She kicked off her time at Rutgers with a win at the Towson Tiger Invitational back in 2018. Her second win came at the Mets Indoor Track & Field Championships during the same season. She won that meet again in 2019 and 2020. Campbell is one of the top high jumpers in the Big Ten. She registered runner-up finishes at the 2019 Big Ten Championships during outdoor season and the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships this year.