Colonials Also Recognized With All-Academic Team Honors
No. 4 Colonials Face No. 5 Saint Louis in Opening Game on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Junior Hurler Courtney Martin is First Colonial on First Team Since 2007
Colonials Face Saint Joseph's on Sunday in Battle for A-10 Regular-Season Title
Martin Limits A-10's Top-Hitting Team to Five Hits
Enters the season ranked third all-time at GW in career batting average (.310), fifth in sacrifice flies (3), sixth in on-base percentage (.394) and hit-by-pitches (10), seventh in fielding percentage (.985), ninth in slugging percentage (.393) and 10th in putouts (305).
2013: Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Started all 50 games at first base in her rookie campaign and hit .310 (45-for-145), ranking third on the team in average and hits ... Batted in the heart of the order all season ... Ranked third on the team with 28 RBIs, the seventh-highest single-season total in program history ... Set a program rookie record with a .394 on-base percentage, which ranked fourth on the team and ninth on GW's single-season list ... Ranked second on the team with nine doubles and third with 57 total bases and a .393 slugging percentage ... Was hit by a pitch 10 times on the season, tied for the second-most ever by a Colonial ... Committed just five errors in 332 chances for a team-best .985 fielding percentage ... Recorded 305 putouts on the year, the fourth-highest single-season total, while her 332 chances rank third ... Hit three sacrifice flies on the year, tied for the third-most ever ... Batted .375 (21-for-56) with runners in scoring position and hat 13 two-out RBIs ... Recorded 10 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI efforts ... Went 4-for-4 in the second game of the Drexel doubleheader (Feb. 27), becoming the 14th Colonial ever with four hits in a game ... Reached base in a program record 18 straight games from Feb. 27-April 2, batting .412 (21-for-51) and slugging .569 with six extra-base hits and nine RBIs in that stretch ... Also walked five times and was hit by six pitches during the streak for a .516 on-base percentage ... First career home run was a grand slam that broke a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning in a win over Ohio State (8-4) ... It was the seventh grand slam in program history and just the second by a freshman (Amanda Holst, April 30, 2007) ... Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on March 19 ... Recorded a pair of eight-game hitting streaks, tied for the ninth-longest in school history ... Batted .458 (11-for-24) with four extra-base hits and nine RBIs during the first (March 9-16) ... Drove in eight runs in three games from March 10-15 ... Hit .478 (11-for-23) with three doubles and 10 RBIs during the second streak (April 7-21) ... Drove in 10 runs during a six-game RBI streak from April 7-13 ... Also reached base in 11 straight games from April 7-24 ... Was hit by a pitch twice against Akron (March 15), matching a school record ... Hit a pair of doubles at Rhode Island (April 20) ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters.
High School: Named the co-MVP of the Delta Valley League as a senior, when she batted .460 and slugged .625 ... Tabbed the Female Athlete of the Year by SureWest Sports, recognizing the top senior female athlete in the Sacramento region with a 3.0 GPA ... MVP of the 2012 Optimist All-Star Game ... Led the Thundering Herd to the 2010 section title ... Also lettered in basketball at Elk Grove, earning all-conference accolades as a senior.
Personal: Carlee Nicole Gray ... Born Sept. 14, 1994, in Sacramento, Calif. ... Daughter of Nicole and Guy Gray ... Has an older sister, Ashlee, three younger sisters, Bailee, Emilee and Hadlee, and a younger brother, Hayden ... Intends to major in engineering.