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Ashley Evans
Ashley  Evans

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Liberty Township, Ohio

High School:
Lakota East

Height:
6-1

Position:
S

Birthdate:
12/23/1994

11/04/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

11/03/2016

Evans Named Academic All-District

Setter was an Academic All-America selection in 2015

11/02/2016

VB Tops Maryland 3-1

Peters tallies career-best 20 digs, Cuttino downs 22 kills

10/28/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

10/07/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

07/06/2015

Ashley Evans: China Adventure

Photos from Evans' June 13-25 trip to China with the U.S. Collegiate National team.

11/20/2014

Purdue Volleyball vs. Rutgers

Senior Night for Val Nichol & KiKi Jones (photos by Charles Jischke)

2015: Academic All-America third team selection ... Academic All-District 5 honoree ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... averaging 11.06 assists per set, ranking 29th nationally and fourth in the Big Ten ... ranked fifth in assists per set in conference play with 11.01 ... posted 16 double-doubles, combining assists and digs each time ... ranked second on the team with 2.39 digs per set ... led the team in digs four times and blocks twice ... guided team to a .264 hitting percentage, ranking 27th nationally ... helped team to a hitting percentage of .250 or better in 20 matches, .300 plus 10 times, .400 plus twice ... helped team to a .394 effort against Maryland, marking the third-best clip in a four-set match in program history ... added 101 kills of her own to go with 22 aces, third most on the team, and 70 blocks .... tallied 500th career dig at Rutgers ... posted 1,000th career assist against Iowa ... named to Mortar Board Premier and LSU Tiger Classic all-tournament teams ... received All-American Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association in summer 2016.

2014: Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 32 matches, averaging 2.34 digs per set, second most on the team, while adding 1.19 kills per set, 40 assists and 18 aces ... recorded double-doubles vs. Michigan State and Northwestern ... tallied double-digit digs in 12 matches and double-digit kills twice ... led team in digs four times and blocks twice ... made good on 97 percent of her 731 serve receive chances as the team's primary passer ... served up four aces in debut vs. USF ... hit at a .250 or better clip in 12 matches and .400 or better in nine contests ... Mortar Board Premier MVP.

2013: Redshirted the season.

High School: Listed at No. 21 on PrepVolleyball's Senior Aces ... a second team AVCA/Under Armour All-America selection for 2012-13 ... a two-time PrepVolleyball All-American ... Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year finalist ... a two-time first team all-state selection and Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year, earning the accolades each of her last two seasons ... earned All-City honors as a junior and senior and All-GMC selection each of her last three years ... averaged 3.81 kills, 3.57 digs and 1.38 assists per set to go with 54 aces as a senior ... led team to the four straight sectional titles, two district championships, one GMC title and the Ohio Southwest Region runnerup spot ... one of PrepVolleyball's Top 50 junior recruits ... a three-time All-Academic GMC Award recipient and four-time High Academic Honoree, finished among Top 10 of graduating class ... named as a J. Kyle Braid Leadership Foundation Selection ... received President's Award for Educational Excellence, Ohio State Board of Education Award of Merit and United States Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award ... a National Honor Society member and three-year member of Mu Alpha Theta math honor society ... played club volleyball for the Cincy Classics, which finished fifth in the Junior Olympic U15 national tournament ... selected for the 2013 Women's Junior National A1 National Training Team Program, after making the USAV High Performance Junior A2 team as a freshman and junior.

Personal: Given name is Ashley Teresa Evans ... born Dec. 23, 1994 ... parents are David and Ann Evans ... has one brother, Brian, who is a Purdue student ... plans on majoring in engineering ... will face former teammates Madeline Garda and Anna Star, when Purdue plays Bowling Green State, and former teammate Michelle Strizak, when the Boilers play Illinois.

Favorite things
Favorite sweet treat: Cheesecake
Favorite ice cream flavor: Mint Chocolate
Favorite holiday:Thanksgiving
Favorite sport besides volleyball: tennis
Favorite sports team: Golden State Warriors
Favorite Athlete: Stephen Curry
Favorite TV show: 8 Simple Rules
Favorite Movie: Miracle
Favorite Book: The Timekeeper's Wife
Favorite Musical Artist: Coldplay
Favorite type of pizza: Sausage and green pepper
Favorite Actor: Liam Neeson
Favorite Food: Chicken and Pasta
Favorite place on campus: Holloway Gymnasium and the Engineering Fountain
Favorite city:New York City
Favorite outdoor activity:swimming
Favorite animal/furry friend: golden retriever
Favorite class at Purdue: Thermodynamics
Favorite Purdue professor:Professor Jim Jones

@PurdueVB

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