Emma Talley leads Alabama in search of its sixth straight top-10 finish at the NCAA Championships
OUTLOOK: Cammie Gray made the short trip to Alabama from just up the road in Northport, Ala. ... a talented redshirt sophomore who has begun to discover her abilities ... won both the Alabama State Amateur and the State Match Play titles in the summer of 2013 ... qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur and advanced to the round of 16 ... earned a starting spot for both the 2014 NCAA Central Regional and the NCAA Championships ... played in eight career events, making seven starts in the lineup ... enters the 2014-15 season with a 77.24 career scoring average ... has two rounds of par or better with a career low of 72.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Started for Alabama in all four fall tournaments and averaged 75.42 strokes per round ... 11 of 12 rounds counted toward team score during the 2014 fall season which was second-best on the team ... tied for team lead with 139 pars ... recorded an eagle during the first round of The Landfall Tradition en route to a 61st place finish at 10-over 226 ... finished 59th at the Tar Heel Invitational ... set a new 54-hole best at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate with a 7-over 223 while finishing tied for 40th ... had her best finish of the fall season at the Mason Rudolph Championship tying for 36th with a 54-hole total of 226.
2013-14 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Started seven events for Alabama in 2013-14 while playing in eight total tournaments and 21 rounds ... returned to the starting lineup for the NCAA Central Regional Championship where she counted in two of three rounds as the Crimson Tide finished second to advance to its ninth straight NCAA Championship ... compiled a 77.24 scoring average ... started the first three tournaments of the fall for Alabama ... finished 65th at the Dale McNamara Fall Preview in her first career event, shooting 78-73-78 for a 19-over 229 ... tied for 72nd at the Mason Rudolph Championship with a 19-over 235 ... was 45th at the Tar Heel Invitational at 9-over 225, which is the best 54-hole score of the season ... played as an individual at The Landfall Tradition, finishing tied for 82nd ... returned to the starting lineup in the spring and posted the best finish of the season with a tie for 30th, carding an 11-over 226 after rounds of 72-74-80 ... tied for 77th at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate (75-79-75/229) ... made her return to the lineup at the NCAA Central Regional Championship at Karsten Creek and finished tied for 66th at 17-over 233 ... her first round 76 and final-round 79 both counted toward the Alabama team total ... shot 74 in the third round to count to the team score at the 2014 NCAA Championships at the Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club ... opened with back-to-back 79s and shot 78 in the final round for a 30-over 310.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted during her first year at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Won the 2012 Alabama Women's Stroke Play Championship ... qualified for the 2010 U.S. Girls Junior ... 2011 Alabama Girls Junior runner-up ... posted a 17th-place finish at the 2011 AJGA Girls Championship with a 224 total ... top finish on the AJGA Tour was fourth place at the 2011 Junior at Steelwood ... represented the SJGT in the 2011 Nike Cup ... represented Alabama in the 2012 Southeastern Challenge Matches ... finished 13th at the 2011 Junior at Oxmoor Valley ... won the 2011 Bud Burns Dixie Junior Invitational ... won the Vestavia Junior Classic in 2011 and finished second at both the 2011 Highland Oaks Junior and the 2012 Ross Bridge Junior Classic ... captured three straight wins on the Southern Junior Golf Tour in 2010 ... began the run with a win at the 2010 Southern Junior Tour Ridge Classic, then won the Brad Willis Memorial and finished the year with a victory at the Shoals Junior Classic ... daughter of Alan and Shannon Gray ... has one sister Kate Shannon who was an All-American swimmer at Alabama, a brother Seaborn, who attended Alabama and two brothers Stabler and Hampton, who both played football at Alabama ... her father Alan played quarterback at Alabama for coach Paul "Bear" Bryant ... a pre-business major at Alabama.