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2   Ashley King
Ashley King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shoreham, N.Y.

High School:
Shoreham-Wading River HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
D

Birthdate:
07/07/1988




Venechanos On King: Ashley is definitely a presence on defense ... she has great footwork, hustles and gets all the 50/50 balls for us.

2008 (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Statistics

2007 (Freshman): Game-By-Game Statistics
• Named to the WomensLacrosse.com All-American Rookie Team as the only defender on the squad
• became the first All-American selection since Tracey Drown (3rd Team) in 2004
• the first freshman defender for UMass to be named to an All-America team and just the second defender in program history (Christina Kocot, 1987)
• the seventh individual in program history to be tabbed an All-American...named to IWLCA All-Region Second-Team
• one of just eight freshmen nationally to earn all-region recognition
• became just the second freshman in UMass history to be named to a regional squad (Joannna Dignazio, 1995)
• named to Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team as the only defender on the squad
• named to the A-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
• started all 17 games of the season
• finished the year with a team-leading 40 groundballs
• also compiled 17 caused turnovers, 12 draw controls and one assist
• key member of UMass defense which ranked third in the A-10 - up three spots from the previous season ... team defense ranked 16th nationally...ranked 65th nationally in groundballs with 2.35 per game
• tallied first career assist in season finale against LaSalle (4/29) to go along with three draw controls and one caused turnover
• recovered 5 groundballs, had one draw control and caused one turnover against St. Joseph's (4/27)
• collected three groundballs and caused a turnover against St. Bonaventure (4/22)
• caused one turnover while picking up two groundballs and a draw control vs. Richmond (4/15)
• against George Washington (4/8), had a career-high five groundballs and caused one turnover
• had two draw controls and a caused turnover at Temple (4/6)
• at Yale (3/28), had three draw controls and two groundballs
• had one groundball at Boston College (3/25)
• recorded three groundballs and two caused turnovers against Northwestern (3/23)
• tied her season high with four groundballs at New Hampshire (3/20) to go alone with a caused turnover
• collected two groundballs against Albany (3/10)
• against No. 7 Dartmouth (3/7), had two groundballs, two caused turnovers and one draw control
• had two caused turnovers and two groundballs at Vermont (2/28)
• Had four groundballs and four caused turnovers at Boston University (2/24)
• started her first collegiate game at Holy Cross (2/21) where she picked up two groundballs.

Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Shoreham-Wading River High School where she was a two-time all-county selection ... Academic All-American her senior year ... named defensive MVP her junior year ... put up career statstics of 32 goals and 14 assists ... she was also a soccer, basketball and gymnastics standout ... named scholar athlete all four years of high school for each team ... named all-conference, all-county and defensive MVP for soccer ... named the section XI MVP and all-league in basketball ... also a Suffolk Zone Recipient and Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Ashley Theresa King ... born July 7, 1988 in Smithtown, N.Y. ... daughter of William and Susan King ... has one brother, John ... father was a state champion wreslter who wrestled at Florida International University as well as winning several Body Building Championships ... intends to major in hospitality and tourism.

GETTING TO KNOW ASHLEY
Nickname: King
Favorite TV show: Desperate Housewives
Favorite sports Movie: Rocky
Favorite website: Google
Favorite ice cream: Vanillla/Choc. Swirl
Second home on campus: Boyden
Favorite day of the week: Friday
Favorite place to eat: The Pub
Favorite place to play: Garber
Dream job: Owning my own restaurant
Something nobody knows about me... I sit up and talk in my sleep
When I'm not playing lacrosse, I am... Hanging out, sleeping, working

King's Career Statistics
Year	GP-GS	G	A	Pts.	GB	CT	DC	GW	Fouls
2007	17-17	0	1	1	40	17	12	0	11

Career Highs Goals: n/a Assists: 1 vs. La Salle (4/29/07) Points: 1 vs. La Salle (4/29/07) Groundballs: 5 vs. George Washington (4/8/07); vs. Saint Joseph's (4/27/07) Caused Turnovers: 4 at Boston University (2/24/07) Draw Controls: 3 at Yale (3/28/07); vs. La Salle (4/29/07) Multi-Groundball Games: 13; Multi-Caused Turnover Games: 5

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