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    Brittani Gray
    Brittani Gray

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    Sycamore

    Position:
    OH



    2010: Appeared in nine matches for Northwestern ... Finished with 30 kills, five blocks and 10 digs in a support role for the Wildcats ... Came off the bench in the third set against both Loyola (Chicago) (8/27) and Illinois-Chicago (8/28), recording three kills against the Flames ... Had six kills in the Wildcat Classic, notching three each against Charlotte (9/17) and Harvard (9/18) ... Also had a block against both the 49ers and Crimson ... Came off the bench to record five kills on 11 swings against Iowa (10/10) ... Played a pivotal role against both Ohio State (10/22) and Penn State (10/23), notching a season-best seven kills in both matches with a block each night ... Came off the bench to tally a kill and a dig at Penn State (11/19) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2009: Played in 25 matches for the Wildcats with nine starts ... Ranked fifth in on the team with 119 kills ... Saw her first action of the season at the Charlotte Tournament after suffering an off season foot injury ... Recorded seven kills over the three matches, including three at Charlotte (9/12) ... Had six kills against both Long Island (9/19) and Cincinnati (9/19) at the Wildcat Classic ... Hit a season-best .417 (six kills on 12 attempts with one error) against the Blackbirds, while also notching a pair of blocks ... Recorded seven kills on 28 attempts against Penn State (9/25) with a pair of blocks and a pair of digs ... Continued to regain her playing shape by knocking down 11 kills on 30 attempts at Michigan State (10/3) ... Also recorded her 200th career dig against the Spartans ... Had her best match of the season against Purdue (10/10), knocking down a season-high 12 kills on 49 attempts with seven digs ... Set a new career-best with six blocks against Indiana (10/11), adding nine kills in the victory ... Combined for 14 kills and seven blocks against Michigan State (11/6) and Michigan (11/7) ... Notched her 100th kill of the season in the victory over Wisconsin (11/20) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Had another productive season for Northwestern, appearing in all 31 matches and starting 20 ... Set personal bests in nearly every statistical category, including kills (288), solo blocks (12), block assists (34) and total blocks (46) ... Lead the team in attempts with 825 ... Tied a career-best with 21 kills against Purdue (11/28), the highest kill total of the season for the `Cats ... Provided a solid spark for NU in the Dayton Flyer tournament, recording 17 kills against the Flyers (9/5) on a career-high 61 attempts ... Notched 37 kills and 15 digs during the two-day tournament ... Had a solid outing against Illinois-Chicago (8/29) in the season opener, recording 10 kills on 24 attempts with a pair of digs ... Recorded a pair of kills and a dig against Loyola Chicago (8/30) ... Set a new personal-best with five service aces against Wichita State (9/13) while adding 15 kills against the Shockers ... Had a big weekend for NU at the Wildcat Classic, totaling 32 kills and six blocks over the course of three matches ... Tied a season-high with three blocks and added 12 kills against Virginia (9/19) ... Lead the team with 12 kills against Michigan (11/7), as well as notching 15 at Indiana (11/22), tying her second-highest output of the season ... Recorded 14 double-digit kill totals.

    2007: Appeared in 29 matches, starting 15 times ... Had 13 kills against UNLV (9/1) ... Had first-career double-double on 9/1 against UC Santa Barbara with 10 kills and 22 digs ... Notched 12 kills and hit a match-best .524 (12-1-21) at Georgetown on 9/7 ... Followed that up by hitting .500 (7-0-14) against Iona (9/8) ... Was one dig shy of a double-double with 10 kills and nine digs versus Towson (9/8) ... Named to Georgetown Classic All-Tournament team ... Had 16 kills, adding 11 digs for a double-double versus Western Michigan (9/14) ... Again had a double-double with 13 kills and 11 digs on 9/15 against Saint Louis ... Terminated 17 swings including the match winner at No. 23 Ohio State on 9/21 ... Had a team-high 10 kills at No. 3 Penn State (9/22) ... Hit .439 (21-3-41) with a season-best 21 kills against No. 9 Wisconsin (9/28) ... Led NU with 14 kills versus Illinois (9/29) ... Had 15 kills at Michigan State (10/3) ... Paced the Wildcats with 10 kills at No. 16 Michigan (10/7) ... Matched her season high with five blocks at Iowa (11/16).

    2006: Redshirted.

    High School: Youth National A2 Team selection ... All-state selection ... All-city team selection ... Named team MVP ... Played in 65 games as a junior ... Recorded 289 kills and hit at a .374 clip ... Posted 189 blocks ... Did not play senior season due to injuries ... Captain three years ... GMC All-Academic Sports Award recipient ... Honor roll all four years of high school ... Athletic honor roll ... Club team finished 13th in the nation as 16 year olds and fifth as 17 year olds.

    Personal: Born Brittani Michelle Gray ... Daughter of Michael and Angela Gray ... Sister Gabi is a freshman for the Wildcats ... Chose Northwestern over Duke, Miami (Fla.) and Washington ... Lived in Japan and Mexico prior to freshman year of high school ... Graduated in June 2010 with a degree in psychology and is pursuing postgraduate studies.

    Gray's Career Statistics

    Season M-S K E TA PCT AST SA BS BA DG
    2010 9-15
    30
    11
    79
    .241
    0
    0
    0
    5
    10
    2009 25-79
    119
    86
    451
    .073
    2
    0
    5
    24
    40
    2008 31-107 288 174 825 .138 5 16 12 34 76
    2007 15-89 240 114 642 .196 5 6 8 30 114
    Career 80-290 677 385 1,997 .146 12 22
    25
    93 240

    Gray's Career Highs

    Kills 21, twice (last, 11-28-08 vs. Purdue)
    Total Attempts 61, at Dayton (9-5-08)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .524, at Georgetown (9-7-07)
    Service Aces 5, vs. Wichita State (9-13-08)
    Assists 1, 12 times (last, 10-3-09 at Michigan State)
    Total Blocks 6, vs. Indiana (10-11-09)
    Digs 22, vs. UC Santa Barbara (9-1-07)