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Darby Hickey



Darby Hickey


HEIGHT:  5’9″


CLASS:  Senior



BIRTHDAY:  October 24


HOBBIES/INTERESTS:  I’m a Student Trainer for our football team

PLANS FOR AFTER COLLEGE:  Live my best life

FAVORITE PLANO SOFTBALL MEMORY:  State run freshman year

FAVORITE QUOTE:  “Love is playing every game as if it’s your last” – Michael Jordan


Personal: Darby is the daughter of Angie and Andrew Hickey and has three siblings, Cora, AJ, and Lucas. She has committed to further her education and softball career at UT Tyler where she plans to major in kinesiology.

Awards: Darby earned Academic All District Awards in 2018 and 2019; and 1st team all district her sophomore year for playing 2nd base. In 2019, she also had the Plano Softball Team’s highest batting average and the most RBI’s.

The coaching staff really values Darby’s welcoming nature and leadership to the freshman/new people.



  • Favorite quote: “Because sometimes even if you know how something’s going to end, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the ride” – Ted Mosbey 
  • Favorite class: History 
  • Favorite softball player of all time: Crystal Bustos 
  • Favorite athlete (any sport): Football/ Softball
  • Favorite social media site: SnapChat 
  • Favorite emoji: 
  • Favorite type of music: Country 
  • Favorite food: Gumbo/ Pizza
  • Favorite binge watching TV show: Grey’s Anatomy
  • Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Favorite movie: The Fast and Furious Saga 
  • Favorite Disney character: Mushu 
  • Favorite animal: Elephants & Dogs 
  • Favorite part about the sport of softball: Hitting 
  • Favorite thing we’ve done in softball off season this year: Pizza party 
  • Favorite sport to play other than softball: Volleyball
  • Favorite thing about PSHS: Tradition 
  • Favorite Karaoke song to sing: Fergalicious by Fergie 
  • Favorite place to vacation: Beach/Lake
  • Favorite gift I’ve ever been given: My Jeep 
  • Favorite color: Green 


  • My nickname is: Darb/Darbs/D
  • One word to describe me when I’m on the field: Loud
  • One word to describe me away from the field: Active
  • The person who has had the greatest impact on my athletic career: All my past, present, and future coaches 
  • The accomplishment (athletic or non-athletic) that I am most proud of: Committing to UT Tyler 
  • The person I would most like to meet: The Rock 
  • People have told me that I look like (name of celebrity): I have never been told I look like a celebrity 
  • The song title that best describes me: Miss Independent by Ne-Yo
  • Best pump-up songs: Let’s Go by Trick Daddy
  • Musical instruments that I play: Guitar 
  • When I was little, I dreamed of being a: Rockstar
  • Early bird or night owl: Both when necessary 
  • The reality show I would most like to participate in is: Get out Alive with Bear Grylls
  • I can’t believe I watch this show: The Bachelor/ Bachelorette 
  • Few people know that I: I have a deaf dog 
  • My best non-athletic talent(s): Baking 
  • My most prized possession: My jeep 
  • My most annoying habit: I ramble when I get nervous 
  • My pet peeve(s): When people say “highkey”
  • My superstitions: New cleats before High School season 
  • If I had a million dollars, I would: Buy a private island
  • Three things on my bucket list are:
    • Travel 
    • Scuba diving
    • Jump on stage at a concert 
  • My dream job is: To own a gym 
  • I am most thankful for: Family 

Teammate who…

  • The teammate who will surprise people the most this year: Kyndall 
  • The teammate who has improved the most since August is: Herd 
  • The teammate who can always make me laugh: Kailey 
  • The teammate who dominates in the weight room: Casey
  • The teammate most likely to be on People’s “Best Dressed” list: Bella 
  • The teammate who holds me most accountable is: Sadie 
  • The teammate who is the most responsible is: Sadie/ Mak 
  • The teammate most likely to get married first is: Bella 
  • The teammate most likely to win the lotto is: P
  • The teammate most likely to talk themselves out of a speeding ticket is: Rachel N
  • The teammate most likely to become president: Sarah 

Teammate who would be the best candidate for:

  • America’s Got Talent: Sarah 
  • America’s Next Top Model: Bella
  • American Ninja Warrior: Kyndall
  • The Amazing Race: Future
  • The Bachelorette: Elizabeth 
  • Big Brother: Casey 
  • Dancing with the Stars: Jayden 
  • Fixer Upper: Bella 
  • Friends: Kailey 
  • Gossip Girl: Casey 
  • Lip Sync Battle: Mak 
  • The Office: Laney 
  • Shark Tank: Bre 
  • Survivor: Rachel 
  • Top Chef: Melon 
  • The Voice: Sadie