2012: Redshirted during initial year with the program ... Louisburg College (2011): Played for coach John Thomas in 2011 helping the Hurricanes to a 32-22 record as a freshman ... Appeared in 45 games posting a 2-3 record with two saves ... Allowed 22 runs (19 earned) in 32.1 innings with a 5.29 ERA ... Struck out 32 while walking 14 ... Fanned a career-high nine batters against Stanly Community College (Mar. 2) scattering five hits in seven scoreless innings ... Also had an eight-strikeout performance against Tappahannock Community College (Apr. 20) where he allowed one run on one hit with two walks ... Recorded multiple strikeouts in seven outings.
Xavier High School: Earned four letters (baseball-2, basketball-2) ... As a sophomore named teams best hitter ... Kent High School: As a junior posted a 5-1 record with a 2.00 ERA ... Named team captain and team MVP ... At the plate batted .528 with three home runs, 25 RBI, 11 doubles and stole 15 bases ... Frank Cox High School: Continued stellar prep career on the mound as a senior posting an 8-2 record with a 1.45 ERA ... Named honorable mention N.Y. All-State ... Also garnered team MVP, All-Beach, All-Tidewater and All-Eastern Regional honors as the team captain ... Batted .538 with 27 RBI ... Played travel ball for Bobby McKinney and Jimmy Anderson of the Mid-Atlantic Pirates ... Member of Lynnhaven American Legion squad under the direction of Billy Phillips and Jerry Erickson.
Personal: Full name is Grayson M. Bailey ... Born August 18, 1991 ... Son of Wanda Bailey ... Intended major is economics with a minor in psychology ... Conference USA Academic Medal Winner in 2012 ... Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in 2012 ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall of 2011.