Colonials Slug 17 Hits in Non-Conference Finale
Colonials Win Weekend A-10 Series
Kovalsky Leads at the Plate and in the Circle
Colonials Post Season-High 16 Hits on Saturday
Colonials Conclude A-10 Series on Saturday
Heads into the 2016 season with the program's record for career putouts (942), ranks second in chances (1,004), third in fielding percentage (.990), tied for third in hit by pitch (20), tied for fifth in triples (4), seventh in batting average (.294) and RBIs (61), and ninth in on-base percentage (.375) and hits (118).
2015: Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference...Started at first base in 46 games for the Colonials...Led the team with a .369 (48-for-130) batting average...Second on the squad in RBIs (23), on-base percentage (.461) and slugging percentage (.508)...Led the Colonials and was tied for second in the A-10 with four triples- the first triples of her career...Posted a .346 batting average against conference opponents...Tallied 12 multiple hit games, including a trio of hits against Virginia (Feb. 21), UNC-Greensboro (Feb. 28), and Norfolk State (March 12)...Posted a career-high five RBIs in the first game of the Rhode Island doubleheader (May 2)...Ended season on eight game hitting streak that began on April 19 at Dayton...Set program single-season record for chances (406) and putouts (392)...Her 4 triples are tied for third among GW's all-time single-season leaders, her .995 fielding percentage is sixth, her .461 on-base percentage is seventh, her .369 season average is fourth, and her five hit-by-pitches are tied for eighth...Won Red Auerbach Award at 2015 Georgey Awards...Team co-captain...Atlantic 10 Conference SAAC representative... Named to Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team by College Sports Madness...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014: Saw action in 48 games and made 47 starts at first base ... Recorded 25 hits in 126 at-bats with three doubles, 10 RBIs and nine runs scored ... Also walked eight times and was hit by five pitches, tied for third on the team and eighth on GW's single-season list ... Posted a team-high .989 fielding percentage, committing just three errors in 266 chances ... Her 245 putouts and 266 chances are each the seventh-highest single-season total in program history, and her .989 fielding percentage ranks eighth among players with at least 50 chances ... Hit .262 (11-for-42) against Atlantic 10 opponents ... Reached base at a .343 clip (12-for-35) as the leadoff hitter in an inning ... Reached base safely in six straight games from March 20-April 2, batting .500 (8-for-16) during that stretch ... Recorded an RBI in five straight games from March 27-April 5 ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.
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 and named an NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
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 ... Majoring in marketing and sport, event and hospitality management.