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Gray adds depth in Bobcats’ front court

Women’s basketball at Paul Smith’s College, New York, added another strong weapon to the 2021 recruiting class with the addition of Jayla Gray.

The 5-foot-11-inch forward from Smithfield played at Smithfield High School, where she was a standout post player for three years, while averaging 12.5 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks per game her junior year . Unfortunately, a promising senior season was canceled her senior year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“She will be a big presence on the inside for the upcoming season,” new Head Coach Andrew Pond said. “She will have a dominating presence in the post position in her upcoming four years as member of the Bobcats women’s basketball team.”

Gray plans to study psychology while attending Paul Smith’s College.

“I’m looking forward to meeting new people and having a change in scenery,” Gray stated. “As for basketball, I plan on bringing my aggressiveness and motivation to the team!”