Duke Women's Basketball BIO
30 Carrem Gay
In The Duke Record Book: Registered 80 blocks to rank ninth on the Blue Devil career charts ... ranks tied for fourth all-time with 31 charges taken.
Career Notes: Closed out her time at Duke with a total of 846 career points ... started 73 out of 128 career games ... finished her four years with a 51.6 field goal percentage ... had left shoulder surgery immediately after her freshman year and right shoulder surgery following her sophomore season ... has totaled 31 career charges taken, 13 of which came in her senior season ... her 13 charges taken led the Blue Devils ... finished her Duke career with 35 games with double-figure scoring and 10 double-doubles ... led Duke to a 109-19 overall and 45-7 ACC mark in four years ... led Duke to the NCAA Championship game as a freshman, the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 as a sophomore and junior and the NCAA Tournament second round as a senior.
As a Senior (2008-09): Earned First Team All-ACC Tournament honors after averaging 12.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.3 steals in three games ... started 28 of 33 games on the season averaging 20.4 minutes per game ... scored double-figures in 10 outings including a 19-point season high performance in the ACC Championship overtime loss to Maryland in which she also grabbed 10 rebounds, had two blocks and two steals, and dished out one assist ... averaged 6.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.7 steals, 0.7 blocks, and 0.8 assists per game with a field goal percentage of 44.9 and free throw percentage of 69.2 ... collected four double-doubles on the season ... expanded her game during her final year hitting five three-pointers, which were the first five of her career ... notched double-figure scoring in five out of the last nine games ... collected a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds to close out the regular season against ninth-ranked North Carolina.
As a Junior (2007-08): Earned 11 starts, while playing in all 35 contests ... averaged 6.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.6 steals ... collected double-figure scoring in six contests and double-figure rebounds in three games ... registered a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Utah Valley and also totaled 13 points and 12 rebounds against Temple ... hit a career-high 10-of-16 field goals versus Utah Valley ... earned a career-high seven steals in the Florida State contest.
As a Sophomore (2006-07): Started all 34 contests of the season ... averaged 8.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.0 assists ... recorded four double-doubles ... one of the most improved players in the ACC from her freshman to sophomore campaign ... had a season-high 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds, four steals and two blocks in win over Miami ... with a 53.8 field goal percentage, ranked fourth in ACC games only ... in the overall ACC stats, ranked second in field goal percentage (58.1) ... pulled down a career-high 10 boards in five different games ... only player on the Duke squad that scored double-figures in all three NCAA Tournament contests ... hit 15-of-21 field goals in the NCAA Tournament ... garnered Duke Student Athlete-of-the-Week accolades on Jan. 5.
Summer of 2004 (Youth Development Festival): Played for the East Team during the 2004 Women’s Youth Development Festival ... averaged 6.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and hit 50.0 percent of her field goals.
Prior To Duke: As a senior, averaged 18.1 points, 12.4 rebounds, 5.3 blocks and 4.7 assists ... selected New York Miss Basketball ... named the winner of the Dave DeBusschere Award, given out by the New York Knicks to the top female athlete in the New York area ... a second team USA Today and third team Parade All-America selection ... named Newsday Player of the Year ... led Christ the King H.S. to a 27-0 record and No. 1 final national ranking ... member of McDonald’s All-America East Team ... scored 12 points, had six rebounds and two blocks in the game ... played for the White Team in the WBCA High School All-America game and scored six points, had eight rebounds, two assists and one steal ... USA Today’s Preseason Super 25 girls players selection ... second team All-America by Scout.com ... named Newsday All-City second team as a sophomore and junior ... ranked a top-25 player by Street & Smith’s in the 2003-04 preseason ... attended the Nike All-America camp in 2003 ... earned All-Star honors at the adidas Top 10 Camp in 2002 ... as a junior, averaged 15.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 4.3 blocks ... led Christ the King H.S. to a 26-2 record and finished the season ranked fourth nationally in the USA Today Super 25 Poll ... as a sophomore, averaged 8.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.0 steals ... led her high school to a ranking of seventh in the USA Today Super 25 poll ... played for the Liberty Belles AAU team.
Personal: Full name is Carrem LeNay Gay ... born on June 5, 1987, in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... daughter of Carrel and Michelle Gay ... has one sister, Mica (26) ... member of National Honor Society ... performed an internship over the summer of 2008 with DukeEngage ... majored in sociology.