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Bailey Rouse

University of Kentucky
Civil Engineering


Rouse, a civil engineering major, posted a 3.79 GPA in 2019-20. He was the only Kentucky player to be named to the 2019 C-USA All-Academic Team.

Throughout his academic career, Rouse has also earned C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll twice, SEC Academic Honor Roll three times, and was the 2018 C-USA Academic Medal recipient.


Rouse has been a team captain for Kentucky each of the last two seasons.

In 2020, he was inducted into Kentucky’s Frank G. Ham Society of Character.


Rouse has volunteered with local youth soccer organizations each season during the team’s annual youth camps while at Kentucky.


Rouse has started each match over the last two seasons, leading all field players in minutes played.

He excels as Kentucky’s defensive midfield anchor and has recorded five goals on the offensive end. He appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 players for a game-tying goal in 2019.