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Taryn Gray
Taryn Gray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vestavia Hills, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Height:
5-2

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
01/06/1987

Experience:
3L

Bats-Throws:
L-L

2008 ... Started every game in RF ... Hit .385 (5-for-13) in Tiger Invitational ... Doubled and drove in a run vs. McNeese State ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI in 5-0 win vs. Furman ... Tied career high with three hits vs. Alabama A&M in game two ... Hit .400 with four RBI, a double and four runs during NFCA Classic ... Tied career high with three hits vs. UMass ... Had two hits and drove in two runs in win over Georgia Tech ... Doubled and had two-run home run vs. Samford ... HR was first since 2006 ... Had a pair of hits and scored vs. Lipscomb ... Led team with .600 (6-for-10) batting average in three-game series vs. Mississippi State ... Drove in two runs in game two vs. Ole Miss ... Went 3-for-3 with two RBI and two runs in game one vs. Arkansas ... Had career-best 10-game hitting streak snapped in game two vs. Razorbacks ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI in game two vs. South Carolina ... Singled in a run in game two vs. Georgia State ... Went 2-for-3 in game two vs. Alabama ... Had a pair of hits and drove in two runs in game one win vs. Kentucky ... The two RBI tied her career high.

2007 ... Started in left and at designated player ... Played in 40 games, starting 19, and hit .205 with a triple and five RBI ... Posted a 2-for-2 effort in the second game of a doubleheader against Alabama A&M ... Broke up a no-hitter with a pinch-hit single in the sixth inning against Florida Atlantic ... Singled in two runs in the fourth inning in the second game of a doubleheader at Arkansas ... Had two hits in the first game of the series and finished the weekend 3-for-10 in three games against Mississippi State ... Posted Auburn's first triple of the season in a 1-for-3 effort against Georgia State ... Had two RBI on the double ... Played in all six games in Hawaii, starting five ... Was 4-for-17 with one multiple-hit game in Hawaii.

2006 ... Played in 45 games her freshman season, starting 36 ... Batted .315 with one home run and five RBI ... Posted six walks, one triple and five walks ... Finished with a .417 slugging percentage and .345 on-base percentage ... Played in 23 home games, finishing with a .406 batting average and six doubles ... Finished with seven multiple-hit games ... Had a nine-game hit streak to begin the season, going 17 for 35 (.486) with four doubles ... Batted .370 in the month of February ... Finished with three hits four times, the last coming March 12 against Kentucky ... Hit her first collegiate home run March 18 at Tennessee ... Named the Most Valuable Player of the Tiger Invitational after leading Auburn with a .571 batting average.

High School ... High School coaches were Jennifer Brown and Mark Brooks ... Batted .451 her senior season, with 48 runs scored, 38 runs batted in and a .944 fielding percentage ... Named All-State her junior and senior seasons ... Was a Super 12 All-State member in 2005 ... Helped guide Vestavia Hills to a runner-up finish in state in 2005 ... As a junior, batted .469 with 10 triples, three home runs, 22 RBI and 42 runs scored ... Posted a .528 on-base percentage her junior season ... Also played volleyball from 2001-03.

Personal ... Born Jan. 6, 1987 to Edward and Kelly Gray ... Has one brother, Trevor, 18, and two sisters, Taylor, 22, and Tiffany, 24 ... Major: Physical Education.