WR Jeanette Gray
Nickname: JGray
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Team USA - Jeanette Gray, Chicago Force
Years Playing: 8
Height: 5’10 Weight: 175
Age: 36
Birthday: 1/8/1981
Birthplace: Valparaiso, IN
College: Valparaiso University
High School: Valparaiso High School
Favorite Sports Teams: Bulls, Bears, White Sox, Duke Men’s Basketball, UConn WBB, Notre Dame Football
Full-Time Occupation: 11th Year High School Math Teacher/10th Year HS Basketball Coach/2nd Year HS Football Coach/1st Year HS Track Coach
Hobbies: Sports…sports…sports
Passions:  Coaching/Teaching/Football
College Sports:  Division I Basketball
Other Sports Played: Golf, Softball, Volleyball
How you got into football:  My dad was a football coach for more than 30 years; my uncle played at Notre Dame on the 1977 National Championship team; and my brother was a stud linebacker in HS.  I was born into a football family.

Family:  Mom Donna, Dad Gary, Brother Garrett, Sister-In-Law Rachel, Niece Grace, Nephew Gavin

I am the first woman in the state of Indiana to be a high school varsity football coach (at least that is what they tell me).  I coach the receivers at the high school I teach at – Lake Central HS in Saint John, Indiana.

Two Truths & a LIE:
  —  I have played in the women’s NCAA D1 Basketball Tournament
—  I am in the Hall of Fame for three different sports.
—  I am both a National Champion and a World Champion

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Jeanette’s Athletic achievements:

**2009 Hall of Fame Inductee**
Freshmen Year
–Varsity Basketball
All Final Four Team
All Area ​The Times
All Area ​Post Tribune

Sophomore Year
–Varsity Volleyball
Most Improved Player
— Varsity Basketball
All DAC  3​rd​ Team All State ​Hoosier Basketball Magazine
All Area ​The Times
All Area ​Post Tribune
— Varsity Softball (injured)  Pre-Season
All State Honorable Mention

Junior Year
–Varsity Basketball
Warsaw Tourney MVP
2​nd​ Team All State
All Area ​The Times
All Area ​Post Tribune
AAU All-American
Indiana Junior All Star – Core 6 Team
— Varsity Softball
All State 3​rd​ Team
All District
Team Leader – RBI’s, Hits
2​nd​ Batting Average
School Record – Doubles

Senior Year
— Varsity Basketball
Warsaw Tourney MVP
Academic All State
AP 1​st​ Team All-State
ICGSA 1​st​ Team All-State
Indiana All Star
North South All Star
Region Roundball
Review Player of the Year
Post Tribune Player of the Year
–Varsity Softball
2​nd​ Team All State
All District

Career Basketball Records:
School Record Career Points  1242
Most Games Played 94
Season Points Scored
8​th​  1998-1999  386
9​th​  1997-1998  386
Career Average
Top 10  13.2 ppg
Season Average
PPG  4​th​ 1998-1999  18.4 ppg

2008 Hall of Fame Inductee
NCAA Tournament (02-03), the first appearance in school history
WNIT Postseason Tournament Elite Eight (01-02), first appearance in school history
Student Athletic Advisory Committee (00-01)
Women’s basketball representative
4 -Year Letter Winner
3-Year Captain
Voted Team’s Best Offensive Player (99-00)
Voted Team MVP (00-01)
All Mid-Continent Conference All Freshmen Team (99-00)
All Mid-Con All-Tournament Team (00, 03)
All Mid-Con 2​nd​ Team (01-02)
All Mid-Con 1​st​ Team (02-03)
Mid-Con Athlete of the Month (Dec 01)
1​st​ Team Verizon District V Academic All-American (01-02)
2​nd​ Team Verizon District V Academic All-American (02-03)
Mid-Con Academic All Conference 1​st​ Team (00-01, 01-02, 02-03)
All Tournament Team – Michigan State Invitational (Nov 02)
Valparaiso University Female Athlete of the Year (02-03)
Valparaiso University Newcomer of the Year (99-00)

Career Records VU
2​nd​ Games Played – 122
3​rd​ Points Scored – 1460
4​th​ Points per Game – 12.0
2​nd​ FG Att – 1351
2​nd​ FG Made – 595
6​th​ FT Att – 357
5​th​ FT Made – 230
3​rd​ Rebounds – 766
3​rd​ Reb per Game – 6.3
11​th​ Assists – 238
4​th​ Steals – 200

Chicago Force 2010 – Present  ● 2011 WFA All American  ● 2013 WFA All American  ● 2013 US Women’s National Team
● 2013 WFA National Champion – Chicago Force  ● 2014 WFA All American
● 2014 WFA National Conference Offensive Player of The Year  ● 2015 WFA All American  ● 2016 WFA All American