2011: Played in 13
matches, including nine straight to end the season...appeared in 35
sets and made 10 starts...tallied 44 kills and 1.26 kills per set,
while posting 15 total blocks...had seven kills and led the team
with five blocks in the win over Lafayette (10/22)...tallied nine
kills each in victories over Bucknell (11/11) and Colgate
(11/12)...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...named to
the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Played in 28 matches with 24 starts…appeared in 95 sets…ranked first on the team with a career-best 0.57 blocks per set and her career-best 54 blocks were second…recorded a career-best 121 kills which were fifth on the team…tallied 10 kills in the win over NJIT (9/4)…posted 10 kills and five blocks versus Bucknell (10/16)…registered a career-best seven blocks in the victory at Lafayette (10/23)…recorded 10 kills and five blocks versus Army (10/30)…earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades.
2009: Played in 14 matches and 27 sets…recorded 10 kills and two blocks…had a season-best three kills against Providence in the season opener (9/2)...tallied one kill, one dig and one block at Bucknell (9/26).
Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Milford H.S. for coach Linda Zachilli...captain as a senior...had 726 career kills and 308 career blocks...as a senior she had 275 kills, 134 blocks and 71 digs, while as a junior she had 243 kills and 140 blocks...as a sophomore she had 208 kills and 34 blocks...as a senior she earned 2008 All-State honors, was named the Mid-Wach A MVP and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette Player of the Year...named to the 2008 MetroWest Daily News All-Star Super team and the 2007 and 2008 Worcester Telegram & Gazette All-Star Super team...2007 and 2008 Mid-Wach A All-Star...team won the 2007 district championship and was a state finalists...team won the 2008 league championship...member of the CMASS club team as she was a two-time captain and the 2007-2008 team MVP...member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Rick and Pat Ashton...has one brother (Geoff)...brother played club volleyball at Northeastern from 2005-2009...a Psychology major.
Ashton's Career Statistics