Caroline Gray
Caroline  Gray


McLean, Va.

High School:





Senior season (2015)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior season (2014)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore season (2013)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman season (2012)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

• 4th -- Single-season game-winning assists (3, 2013)
• Shares sophomore record for game-winning assists in a season (3, 2013)
• Shares junior record for matches played (25)
• Shares junior record for matches started (25)

2015: Earned the start in all 20 matches at right back...finished the season with three points on one goal and one assist...tallied her first career goal in South Carolina's 4-1 season-opening win against Northeastern (8/21), netting the game-winner in the 54th minute...all four of her shot attempts during the year were put on frame... set up Savannah McCaskill's game-winner in the Gamecocks' 2-0 victory over No. 8 Auburn (10/8)... helped South Carolina earn six shutouts on the year.

2014: Started all 25 games of the season, continuing to solidify herself on the backline that anchored the best defense in the SEC...averaged nearly 65 minutes a game during the season, logging 1612 over the course of the year...Gamecocks allowed just 11 regular-season goals and finished the season with a 0.72 goals against average -- 26th nationally and tops in the SEC -- after seeing just 18 balls hit the back of the net...contributed to 13 shutouts, second most in school history, including three straight in the NCAA Tournament...did not record a shot or point.

2013: Played in all 23 matches, starting in 22 ... Played 1,558 minutes ... Tallied three assists, with each coming on game-winning goals ... Tied for the fourth-most game-winning assists in a season ... Had back-to-back assist games against Clemson (9/6) and SMU (9/8) ... Recorded an assist in a 1-0 win over Arkansas (9/29) ... Part of defense that ranked 15th nationally in goals against average (0.59) and 25th in shutout percentage (.522) ... Tied for the second-most shutouts in a season in program history with 12 ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Played in all 21 matches of the season as a defender, starting eight...registered three points, all on assists...logged the game-winning assist in overtime against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament opening round game...added assists in back-to-back games during SEC play against LSU (10/12) and Ole Miss (10/14)...tallied seven shots with two coming on frame... played on a backline that limited Vanderbilt, Georgia, Tennessee, LSU and Ole Miss to only 17 shots on goal in 470 minutes of action during a five-game stretch.

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PRE-COLLEGE: TopDrawerSoccer Mid Atlantic Region Top 15 Recruit ... A four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer ... Three-time All-District and All-Region (2009-11) ... Honorable mention All-Met (2010) ... Team captain ... 2011 State Champion ... Two-time District champion (2009, 2011) ... 2011 Regional finalist ... Played for McLean Strikers club team (2004-12) ... Four-time club team captain (2009-12) ... 2010 National finalist ... 2010 State and Region champion ... 2009 State finalist ... Three-time State semifinalist (2006-08) ... Also lettered in basketball ... Basketball team captain (2012).

PERSONAL: Full name is Caroline Gray ... Majoring in nursing ... Born August 28, 1993 ... Has two siblings ... Parents are William and Lori Gray.