WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.-
For the second consecutive season, Monmouth University rising junior Pat Gray
(Westfield, N.J./Westfield/Hargrave Military Academy) has been named to the College Football Performance Awards defensive back preseason watch list.
Gray, a returning starter at safety, finished last season as the team leader in solo tackles and was second on the squad in total tackles with 36 and 26, respectively. The Westfield, N.J. product had a season-high 10 stops against Cornell and averaged 8.2 tackles per game over the last five games of the season. Gray led the team with two interceptions and was tied for first with four pass breakups.
In two seasons as a Hawk, Gray is already tied for eighth in the school annals with six interceptions. Over that period he has also amassed 88 tackles while starting in 11 contests.
Monmouth University begins preseason camp on Saturday August 3, 2013 with the first contest of the 2013 season coming at Montana State on August 29.
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