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33 Adelaide Gay
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General

Returning starter in the goal for UNC • in her third year as a Tar Heel after playing as a freshman at Yale University.

Junior Season (2011)

Named a first-team Capital One Academic All-America by College Sports Information Directors of America • also earned Academic All-District honors •  All-ACC Academic Team selection • named to Dean's List both semesters of 2011-12 school year • tapped for 2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll • started the last 18 games of the season after Hannah Daly went down with shoulder surgery • played 900 minutes, alternating halves with Anna Sieloff in goal • allowed only four goals • led the ACC in goals against average at 0.40 • had a save percentage of .852 • recorded 23 saves on the season, including a career high four versus Texas A&M • had three saves in a solo shutout win over Ohio State • finished with a goalkeeper record of 7-0-0 • had shared shutouts with Anna Sieloff against UNCG, Florida State, Clemson, Duke, Wake Forest, Boston College and Baylor • had a scoreless streak of over 450 minutes from the NC State match on September 16 to the William & Mary match on November 12.

Sophomore Season (2010)

Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll • earned accolades on the Dean's List in both semesters of her junior year at Carolina • played in six games, totaling 96:13 and logging a 0.94 goals against average • had one save and allowed one goal while facing three shots • saw 34:29 minutes of action versus Jackson State • longest ACC stint was 18:21 versus Miami.

ODP, National Teams & Club Soccer

Competed for the PDA Power club team which won State Cup championships four times as well as the 2005 regional title • club team was a national finalist in '05 • was captain of club team which won region 1 Premier League championship in 2004 & '06 and was a finalist in '05 and '07 • was chosen as a member of the Region 1 ODP Team • played for the 2009 W League champion Pali Blues.

Prep

Graduated in May 2008 from the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, N.J. • played goalkeeper on the varsity soccer team there and competed in indoor track in the 200 and 800 meters and the shot put • played on soccer teams which were N.J. prep A finalists in 2004, '06 and '07 • was captain of soccer team as a senior in '07 • was named first-team All-MAPLS her sophomore through senior years • a NJISAA Prep A first-team choice those same three years • the Trentonian prep A player of the year selection in 2007 • graduated with a 4.0 GPA • member of Cum Laude Society • a National Merit Scholar.

Personal

Adelaide Anne Gay is the daughter of Lori Gay and John Gay • was born November 3, 1989 in Princeton, N.J. • business administration major.

Up Close With Adelaide Gay

Section #1: Soccer

1. The best thing about being a Tar Heel soccer player is everything! But I guess I would have to say the people - my teammates, coaches, managers, parents.  Everyone who is a part of our family.

2. My favorite thing about competing for Coach Dorrance is that he's just a really good person and I've learned so much from him as a soccer player, student and person.

3. Since my last competitive season, the aspects of my training I've worked on the most are my athleticism and fitness.

4. My best friend on another college soccer team is Rachel Wood of UC-Irvine.  We are going to miss her!

5. My greatest strength as a soccer player are my tactics.

Section #2: Interests

1. Away from the pitch and academic pursuits, I like to spend time sleeping..

2. The best movie I've seen recently is The Avengers.  I love Ironman.

3. If I could compete in another sport at UNC it would be tennis. 

4. The music act I'd most like to see in person is Taylor Swift.

5. The personal interest I have that might surprise people is I love skeet shotting.

Section #3: Food & Beverage

1. After a game at Fetzer I'd love to see a buffet spread at McCaskill that included Chick-fil-A. I love their nuggets.

2. My favorite beverages are water and Arnold Palmers.

3. My favorite food made by a relative is my Dad's spaghetti

4. My favorite places to eat in Chapel Hill are Kanki and Qdoba.

5. My favorite guilty pleasure food wise is Andy Kapp's hot fries.

Section #4: Personality

1. If I possessed the gift of time travel I would go to Ford's Theater the night Lincoln was shot or the Grassy Knoll when JFK was shot.  Any point in history where there is a mystery surrounding what happened.

2. My most prized personal possession is my phone.

3. If I could go to dinner with a famous person it would be Brent Jones.

4. The most interesting person I've met at UNC is Anson.

Adelaide Gay's Career Statistics

Year        GP/GS    Minutes    GA       Avg        Saves    Pct         Record      Solo SO    Shots

2010        6/0          96:13         1         0.94            1        .500          0-0-0           0.0          3

2011     18/18       900:00        4         0.40           23       .852          7-0-0             1.0         78

Totals   24/18       996:13       5         0.45           24       .828          7-0-0         1.0          81

ADELAIDE GAY'S GAME BY GAME STATISTICS

Date                            Opponent                     MIN     SV      GA

8/29/2010                    Missouri                         2:55       0         0

9/4/2010                      Tennessee                    14:09      1         1

9/17/2010                    Middle Tenn.                 10:48      0         0

10/17/2010                  Miami                            18:21      0         0

10/21/2010                  Clemson                       15:31      0         0

11/12/2010                  Jackson State               34:29      0         0

2010 TOTALS                                                  96:13     1         1

8/28/2011                    Houston                         90:00      3         1

9/4/2011                      Ohio State                     90:00      3         0

9/9/2011                      UNC Greensboro         45:00      0         0

9/11/2011                    Texas A&M                   45:00      4         1

9/16/2011                    NC State                       45:00      1         1

9/25/2011                    Virginia                          45:00      3         0

9/29/2011                    Florida State                 45:00      0         0

10/2/2011                    Miami                            45:00      0         0

10/6/2011                    Clemson                       45:00      1         0

10/13/2011                  Duke                              45:00      1         0

10/16/2011                  Wake Forest                 45:00      1         0

10/20/2011                  Boston College             45:00      0         0

10/23/2011                  Virginia Tech                45:00      0         0

10/27/2011                  Maryland                       45:00      1         0

10/30/2011                  Florida State (ACC)     45:00      2         0

11/12/2011                  Wm. & Mary (NCAA)  45:00      1         1

11/18/2011                  Baylor (NCAA)             45:00      1         0

11/20/2011                  UCF (NCAA)               45:00      1         0

2011 TOTALS                                                 900:00   23        4

CAREER TOTALS                                        996:13   24        5


Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Skillman, N.J.
High School: The Lawrenceville School
Major: Business Administration
Experience: 2 Letters
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