Baney begins her first year as the athletic communications assistant at Catholic for 2018-19. She coordinates communications efforts for field hockey, men's cross country, women's cross country, women's basketball, softball, men's tennis and women's tennis.
Baney comes to Catholic with a broad range of experience in college athletics. As undergrad, she served as an athletic communications student assistant at Landmark Conference rival Juniata where she assisted with graphic design and worked primarily with the baseball team. She also spent two semesters as an intern in the athletics event management office at Penn State. While there, she worked with men’s soccer, women’s soccer, field hockey, women’s volleyball, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.
Following her first semester in Happy Valley, Baney was awarded a scholarship to attend the College Athletic Operations Services (CAOS) conference at Mauston, Wisconsin in 2017.
Baney received her bachelor of science degree in sport management from Juniata in 2018. She was a softball student-athlete for the Eagles, serving as a team captain and being selected as a four-time National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athlete and Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll member as well as a three-time member of the Landmark Conference All-Sportsmanship Team.
A native of State College, Pennsylvania, Baney is a 2013 graduate from State College Area High School where she played basketball and softball for the Little Lions.