Navy Water Polo Photo Gallery vs. Concordia, Calif. (9-4-11)
JUNIOR - 2010: Ray had another outstanding season, being named first-team All-East for the first time in his career ... ranked third on the team with 53 points and his 45 goals were the second-highest total on the squad ... needs five goals for 100 in his career ... started slow, scoring just 19 points (16 g, 3 a) in season's first 15 games ... in the last 17 games, Ray scored 34 points (29 g, 5 a) ... recorded nine hat tricks on the season ... tallied four goals against Queens, Diablo Valley College, George Washington and Johns Hopkins ... in three games against Bucknell, Ray scored 11 points (10 g, 1 a), including a five-point effort in the CWPA Southern Division Tournament ... netted five points (4 g, 1 a) in contests against Diablo Valley College, George Washington and Bucknell ... netted five goals in three CWPA Eastern Tournament games ... had four points (2 g, 2 a) against Pomona-Pitzer College ... scored goals in 18 of the 26 games he played in and had at least two goals in 11 of them.
SOPHOMORE - 2009: Ray had a remarkable sophomore campaign, ranking second on the team with 73 points and 50 goals ... his 23 assists were tied for the team lead and his 36 steals defensively were the team high ... had offseason wrist surgery after a freak weight-room accident, but should be 100 percent to go in 2010 ... doctors originally thought that he would miss perhaps the entire season ... was selected to play in the U.S. Men's Water Polo National Team Trials Series, but his injury forced him to miss the event ... was named second-team All-East ... named CWPA Southern Division Player of the Week on Sept. 15, following a sudden-death second-overtime goal to beat UC San Diego ... scored five goals in the win over the 13th-ranked Tritons ... scored just four goals in the season's first nine games, then had 46 tallies in the last 22 games ... recorded hat tricks against UC San Diego (5), Johns Hopkins (4), Bucknell (5), Air Force (3) and Washington & Jefferson (3) ... scored goals in 24 different games, including at least two tallies in 16 different contests.
FRESHMAN - 2008: Ray played in two games, dishing out an assist against Gannon.
PERSONAL: A 2008 graduate of Ross S. Sterling High School, Ray lettered three times in water polo ... led team to 2007 Texas state title and a 31-1 record ... played with and against several players, including Marek Malik (2009 grad) ... Stephen Allen Ray ... son of Ricky and Maribeth Ray ... born March 8, 1990, in Baytown, Texas ... brother, Justin, played water polo for four years at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy ... majoring in oceanography.