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Fall 2014: Compiled a 4-4 singles record in fall tournament play ... Turned in a perfect 3-0 mark during the ECU Invitational (Oct. 24-25), capturing victories against UNC-Wilmington's Alix Theodossiou (6-7, 7-5, 10-6), Norfolk State's Yvonne Kamegne (7-6, 6-4) and Appalachian State's Brianna Armellino (6-4, 2-6, 10-7) ... Fell to Elisha Hande (NC State) 6-1, 6-3 and Hadley Berg (South Carolina) 6-4, 6-1 at the Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill on Nov. 7-8 to close out autumn season ... Tallied lone doubles win (1-10) with Maria Storozheva when the pair downed Richmond's Melissa Kandinata and Anna Abadias Morales 8-2 at the Wake Forest Invitational on Oct. 3 ... In addition to Storozheva (1-7), also teamed with Sarah Sarjoo (0-2) and Maria Gomez (0-1) during tandem play.
2013-14: Posted the third-highest overall singles win total on the team with a 17-12 record as a junior ... Paired with Storozheva (7-11), Melis Tanik (3-1), Betsy Zurawel (2-1) and Scarlett Walston (0-1) for a combined 12-14 doubles mark ... Experienced majority of action in the lower half of the singles lineup during dual match competition, producing a squad-best 12-6 clip during the spring ... Was 7-3 at No. 6, 2-1 at No. 4, 2-2 at No. 5 and 1-0 at No. 3 ... Opened second semester by dropping four of first seven matches for an early 3-4 record, but rebounded to win nine of her last 11 outings ... Enjoyed a season-best six-match win streak from Feb. 22 to March 21 ... Won 15 sets in 6-0, 6-1 or 6-2 fashion ... Involved in only three three-set matches all spring (2-1) ... Teamed with Storozheva for a 7-11 doubles ledger (5-6 at No.1, 2-5 at No. 2) ... Posted a pair of two-match win streaks after tandem defeated Davidson (Feb. 1) and UNC-Greensboro (Feb. 2) before handling Robert Morris (March 11) and Coastal Carolina (March 21) in successive battles ... Won five singles matches during the fall season, all of which came in straight sets ... Had a three-match winning streak beginning with her final triumph at the first ECU Invitational on Oct. 5 against Norfolk State's Krystal Scott, before going on to beat Appalachian State's Sarah King and Coastal Carolina's Amanda Malatek at the second ECU Invitational Nov. 1-2.
2012-13: Won three dual singles and eight doubles matches during the spring season ... Defeated both N.C. A&T's Unique Hawkins and Winston Salem State's Taylor Harris, 6-0, 6-0, respectively in separate matches on Feb. 9 ... Had a string of five-straight doubles wins from Feb. 6-23, four of which came when teamed with Danielle Terpko ... Recorded a 5-4 singles mark during fall tourney play ... Also split six doubles matches, pairing with Abby Richmond (1-0), Tanik (1-1) and Nicole LaDuca (1-2) ... Captured two of three singles battles at the Appalachian State Invitational before winning her flight at the ECU Invitational by knocking off Campbell's Lourdes Ros ( 6-3, 4-6, 1-0) and N.C. Central's Brianna Gatson (6-0, 6-0).
2011-12: Competed at the No. 4 (2-0), No. 5 (3-5) and No. 6 slots (1-7) and produced an overall 6-12 singles record during her first spring campaign ... All but one match (a 6-4, 2-6, 6-7 setback to Appalachian State's Kim-Lea Dinh) was decided in two sets ... Was 7-15 in doubles action, playing primarily with Neena Wanko (5-10) as ECU's No. 2 tandem ... Also paired with Vanessa Fuleihan (1-0), Natalie Collins (1-2) and Terpko (0-3) ... Won three of eight overall matches in an abbreviated fall schedule, which included Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional competition ... Was 1-2 in singles play and recorded a 2-3 mark in doubles action.
High School/Junior Tennis: Captured the New Zealand 16U Girls Singles title in 2009 before reaching the championship match and earning the country's runner-up status in the 18U division ... Lettered in soccer at Western Heights High School before graduating in 2010 ... Excelled in the classroom, earning an "excellence" rating at the National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 ... Also included as a "merit" scholar of the NCEA's Level 1 and Level 2 ... Recipient of an academic scholarship in physical education theory.
Personal: Full name is Dana Lucy Gray ... Born June 30, 1992 at Rotorua, New Zealand ... Daughter of Mike Gray and Jeanne Bright ... A biology and business major ... Earned inclusion on the prestigious ECU Chancellor's List (4.0 grade point average) for work in the classroom ... Hometown of Rotorua is located on the southern shores of the lake of the same name, in the Bay of Plenty region (northeast) on the North Island of New Zealand ... The city, which sits on the Pacific Rim of Fire (volcanic plateau), features the one of the world's most lively fields of geothermal activity that generates geysers, hot springs and boiling mud pools.