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Craig Camay

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Overview

  • Arena All Time Distance leader with 61 yd field goal
  • On pace to set all time Arena fg % record (as of April 25, 2011)
  • AP 2nd Team All American, 2009
  • 1st Team All Conference, 2009
  • 19-21 inside the 40 on FGs in his career
  • 137 career points is 7th all-time at UTC
  • 56-60 (93.3%) in his career on PATs
  • 52-yarder at Presbyterian on Sept. 19, 2009, tied 2nd longest in school history
  • 27 career field goals is No. 5 all-time UTC
  • Third all-time at UTC in career field-goal accuracy at 73.0% (27-37).
  • No. 2 single-season scorer in the state of Georgia’s history, high school
  • MVP of State Champion soccer team, high school
  • All-State honors, high school

Statistics

  • Height: 5’11”
  • Playing Weight: 190lbs
  • Age: 22
  • College: Chattanooga

YEAR FGM FGA PCT XPM XPA PTS
2008 4 8 50 19 20 31
2009 16 18 88.9 22 24 70

Biography

CHATTANOOGA: Primary place-kicker over the last two seasons…19-21 from inside the 40 on FGs in his career…137 career points is 7th all-time at UTC…56-60 (93.3%) in his career on PATs…52-yarder at Presbyterian on Sept. 19, 2009, tied for the second longest in school history…27 career field goals is No. 5 all-time at UTC…third all-time at UTC in career field-goal accuracy at 73.0% (27-37).

2009 • SENIOR SEASON: Named 2009 Associated Press 2nd Team All-American…Earned 2009 1st Team All-Southern Conference honors from the league’s media and coaches…16-19 (84.2%) on FGs on the season…16 field goals tied for the SoCon lead and was 10th in the FCS during the regular season…tied for 2nd most FGs in a season in school history…84.2% FG accuracy led the SoCon and was fourth in the FCS (minimum 15 attempts)…tied for the fourth highest FG% in SoCon history and second best in school history (minimum 15 attempts)…made his last 12 consecutive FG attempts which was one shy of the SoCon and school record…tied a career-high and school-record with four FGs against Western Carolina (30, 27, 37, 28)…hit from 42 and 35 yards against Furman…missed from 39 at Presbyterian but had a career long 52-yarder later in the game (T2nd longest FG in school history)…hit a 39-yarder against Wofford…hit from 23 and 40 yards at Georgia Southern…hit from 27 yards at Elon…connected from 30 and 36 yards at Appalachian State…hit from 30, 33 and 35 yards against The Citadel…has a deadly deceptive on-side kick and was 5-6 on on-side kicks this season.

2008 • JUNIOR SEASON: Handled the place-kicking duties…4-10 on FGs on the season…19-20 on PATs…led the team in scoring with 31 points…missed his first PAT against Cumberland but made his final 19 attempts…season-long 43-yard FG against Jacksonville State…six touchbacks on 35 kickoffs.

2007 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Converted 7-of-7 field goal attempts before injuring his left leg…tied school single-season record with four made field goals (38, 22, 36, 28) at Jacksonville State…season-long kick was 46-yards against Carson-Newman…made a 25-yard kick in win at Georgia Southern…was good from 41 yards in win over Western Carolina…made 14-of-15 PATs… handled kickoff duties before injury, with 3 TBs.

2006 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out the season.

2005 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Served as the kickoff specialist as a true freshman…seven of his 48 kickoffs were touchbacks through the end zone…only 28 of his kickoffs were returned.

HIGH SCHOOL: An All-State kicker in 2004 at Walton High School…earned All-North Georgia Region and All-Cobb County accolades two times…selected the Cobb County Touchdown Club’s Kicker of the Year…ranked as the No. 2 single-season scorer for a kicker in Georgia history and set the Cobb County record…Raiders went 12-2 his senior year and 11-1 his junior season…advanced to the Class 5A state semifinals in 2004…WHS won region titles each of his last two years…coached at Walton by Ed Dudley…three-year starter on the soccer team…voted MVP of the state championship soccer game in 2005.

PERSONAL: Full name is Craig Andy Camay…born Aug. 16, 1986, in Johannesburg, South Africa…son of Michelle and Kevin Camay…moved to the United States in 1997…graduated in December 2009 with a degree in Sports Administration.

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