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Four Boilermakers scored in double-figures on Sunday.
2009-10 - Freshman
Played in every game and started in six ... Team's third-leading rebounder with a 4.1 season average ... Led the team in rebounding seven times; had six games with eight or more rebounds ... Forty-four percent of her rebounds came on the offensive end (57 of 131) ... Hit 50 percent of her field goals (63 of 126) ... Scored a season-high 16 points and pulled down team-high nine rebounds at Pepperdine ... Recorded a game and season-high 11 rebounds at Virginia in her first career start ... Recorded 10 points and nine rebounds vs. Penn State ... Averaged 4.9 points and 4.1 rebounds in 16.7 minutes per game ... Missed all of preseason conditioning and was limited in October practices due to stress fracture in right lower leg; had leg surgery on March 23, 2010.
Wheeling High School Highlights
Averaged 18.4 points and 12.6 rebounds as a senior...Averaged 15.5 points and 8.0 rebounds as a junior and 16.4 points and 9.0 rebounds as a sophomore...Finished career with 1,916 points and over 1,100 rebounds...Named a McDonald's All-America nominee as a senior ... Four years all-conference and all-area ... Named class 4A first team all-state by the Associated Press and the Chicago Sun-Times as a senior ... Chicago Tribune Player of the Month as a senior.
Full name is Ashley Nicole Wilson...Born August 13, 1991...Parents are Charles and Jennifer Wilson...has two older brothers, Charles Dotson and Mikko Wilson and two older sisters, Tanisha Dotson and Lashonda White...Majoring in criminal justice.
Set Purdue women's basketball record for bench press at 180 pounds ... Played in the post in high school but has transitioned to the perimeter for the Boilermakers ... Qualified for the state tournament in the shot put as a junior ... Won the Prairie State Achievement Award for math as a senior ... Member of honor roll as freshman, junior and senior ... Participated in Relay for Life all four years of high school ... Prom queen nominee as a senior.