All-conference candidate ... one of the most experienced players on this year's team ... solid midfielder who will be a central point in the UAB offensive attack ... enters season having made 30 consecutive starts which is second on the team (Dean Sorrell - 39).
Junior Season (2007)
Named Second-Team All-Conference USA ... accounted for two goals and two assists during season ... scored the game-winning goal in overtime to defeat UCF (10/27) and propel his team into the Conference USA Tournament ... scored first goal of season against Florida International (10/12) ... recorded assists in wins over Lipscomb (9/7) and Birmingham-Southern (9/14) ... had 24 shots on the year and seven shots on goal ... had six points on the year which ranked fourth-best on the squad ... ranked third on the team in assists and was fifth in goals scored ... finished second on team with 1,465 minutes played ... played at least 75 minutes in 15 of 19 games, including playing every minute in 10 games during campaign ... saw a career-high 104 minutes of action against Memphis (11/3).
Sophomore Season (2006)
Had a breakthrough season for UAB, finishing third on the team with eight points during the season ... selected as the team's most improved player by his teammates ... earned a spot on the 2006 C-USA All-Tournament team ... played in 20 contests, and started in each of the last 11 games of the campaign ... scored three goals, which tied for third on the squad, and added two assists ... first goal of season and career was a game-winner in the 2-0 win over Stetson (9/17) ... also scored the game-winning goal in the Blazers' 2-1 upset over then-No. 1 and undefeated SMU (10/25) ... scored a goal and added an assist in the C-USA opening round tournament victory over nationally-ranked South Carolina (11/1) ... recorded 32 shots and 14 shots on goal for the year, which ranked third on the team ... had single-game career high with five shots against Centenary (10/3) and at UCF (10/7).
Freshman Season (2005)
Made six appearances during the season, all in Conference USA contests ... logged first career shot at Kentucky (10/23) ... had an assist in the 3-0 victory over FIU (10/30) for first career point ... had four shots, two on goal, for the season ... logged 154 minutes in just six contests.
Instrumental in leading Birmingham's Oak Mountain High School to the 2002 and 2003 Alabama state finals and 2005 state championship ... team finished ranked No. 1 prep team in U.S. in 2005 ... coached by Ryan Patridge ... named to The Birmingham News's Super All-State, All-6A and All-Metro teams ... scored 86 goals in his high school career ... member of the 2004 Birmingham News all-state and all-metro teams ... MVP of the 2004 Alabama All-Star game ... prep teammates with fellow UAB players Dean Sorrell and John Markey.
Other Soccer Info
Six-year member of the Alabama State Olympic Development Program team ... led the American Jets club team to 2004 and 2005 regional club soccer tournaments.
Full name is William Ray Gregory III ... born Jan. 27, 1987 in Birmingham, Ala. ... son of William Gregory ... major is health sciences ... has one younger brother, Sean.