Daniel Gray
Daniel Gray
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: The Bullis School

Fall 2014: Defeated GMU’s Amir Alkhafaji 6-3, 6-2 and doubled with Alex Drean to win doubles matches against Mount St. Mary’s and Mary Washington at the George Mason Invitational … Posted outstanding performances to lead the Retrievers at No. 1 doubles to defeat the Blue Hens' top tandem of Mike Furr/Tyler Flematti, 8-4 and at No. 3 singles edged Flematti, 6-4, 7-6 (3) at the Navy Invitational... Captured the Orange Doubles division with Alex Drean, winning 8-5 versus Bucknell, 8-7 (1) against ODU, and UVA 8-2 at the UVA Fall Classic… Combined with Alex Drean to win four matches and reach the doubles finals of the ITA Atlantic Regionals. Defeated the second-seeded pairing (ranked 34 nationally) of Dias/Tverijonas of George Washington, 8-7 (5) in the quarterfinals, then took out the eighth-seeded duo of Monteiro/Corbett of Virginia Tech, 6-3, 7-5 in the semis

2014: Opened the 2014 season by winning eight of his first ten singles matches… Defeated his foe from 67th-ranked University of Nevada… A mainstay at No. 5 singles and No. 2 doubles… Combined to record 17 match victories. 

2013: Earned America East Conference Second Team honors in singles... Posted a 6-6 singles record in the spring, with an impressive 3-0 mark in conference competition… Finished with a 5-3 singles record when playing in the No. 6 spot… Had a doubles record of 9-4 in the spring… Triumphed in both singles and doubles in UMBC’s America East semifinals victory over Stony Brook University… Won a dramatic three-setter over the Seawolves, 6-3,4-6,6-1.

2012: Posted a 12-18 record at No. 5 singles in his initial campaign… Registered a four-match winning streak, capped by three-set win over Boston University on Feb. 12… Won the clinching match as UMBC rallied from a 3-1 deficit to feat UT-Pan American, 4-3… Defeated his opponent 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5) to end a five-hour marathon match on March 24… Captured 10 matches at No. 2 doubles.
 
Background: Double majoring in biochemistry/molecular biology... The Ben Johns’ Interstate Athletic Conference tournament No. 1 singles champion… Finished his four-year career undefeated in IAC matches… The Most Valuable Player in the IAC in 2011… Won the league’s No. 4 singles title as a freshman, the No. 3 singles title as a sophomore and No. 2 singles title as a junior… Reached a top ranking of No. 13 in the Mid-Atlantic region… An honor roll student who earned a Science Award at The Bullis School in 2010… Grandfather, Herbert Gray was a 1961 draft pick of the NBA’s St. Louis Hawks and father, Herb, played collegiate basketball at East Carolina… Lists favorite professional team as the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles and favorite move is The Pursuit of Happiness… The youngest of four siblings… Son of Michelle and Herb Gray… Born Jan. 11, 1993.