23 - Ashley Armstrong
Ashley Armstrong
Height: 5-11
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
High School: Bishop Manogue
Position: Guard

2009-10 WCC freshman leader in rebounding (4.6 rpg)

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-10: Versatile first-year player who led all WCC freshmen in rebounding (4.6 rpg) ... also made 26 three-pointers ... second on the team with 50 offensive rebounds ... played in 31 games and made five starts (missed one game with sprained ankle Dec. 11 vs. CSU Bakersfield) ... led the team in rebounding five times ... scored a season-high 14 points at Oregon (Nov. 24) ... pulled-down a season-high 11 rebounds at Iowa (Nov. 11) and had 10 rebounds at Gonzaga (Jan. 28) ... made a season-high three 3-pointers twice: vs. Oregon (Nov. 24) and vs. Pepperdine (Jan. 14) ... cleared eight rebounds and went 2-for-2 from 3-point range against South Dakota (Dec. 6) ... started in back-to-back games on the road: at San Diego (Jan. 9) and at St. Mary's (Jan. 10) ... started in SCU's victory over USF (Jan. 23) .... scored 13 points against Pepperdine (Jan. 14) ... had nine points and eight rebounds at USF (Feb. 20) ... key part of Santa Clara's run in the 2010 WCC tournament, playing a season-high 32 minutes in the Broncos' 74-61 quarterfinal win over Portland (Mar. 6) ... scored 13 points against Portland (Mar. 6), making five field goals on 5-of-7 shooting ... played 31 minutes against No. 17 Gonzaga and cleared a team-high nine rebounds in the WCC semifinals ... finished the year averaging 5.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and shooting 36.4 percent from long range.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Bishop Manogue High School in Reno, Nev. ... played for coaches Bill Ballinger and Richard Shaw ... four year varsity starter ... team advanced to the playoffs for three consecutive seasons ... in 2006-07, competed for the Nevada Zone Championship ... in 2008-09, led Manogue to its first-ever 4A League Championship ... scored a career-high 35 points in a '08-09 postseason playoff game ... three-time first team all-league and all-region selection ... three-time second team all-state honoree ... named to 2008-09 Reno Gazette Journal All-North team ... 2008 MVP - National Division Second Team, River City Classic in Memphis, Tenn. ... 2008 West Coast Jamboree All-Tournament Team selection ... 2008 adidas Central Valley Showdown All-Tournament Team member ... 2008-09 Team MVP ... earned all-state academic team honors all four years ... set the school's all-time scoring record (1,575) and all-time rebounding record (952) ... as a senior in '08-09, averaged 19.2 points, 2.4 assists, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game ... also served as co-editor-in-chief of the Manogue Yearbook and was class Valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Sallie Armstrong ... both are attorneys ... father graduated from Santa Clara, mother graduated from Sweet Briar ... has a younger sister, Elizabeth ... enjoys being outdoors, playing badminton, skiing, being with family and friends, rock climbing and beading ... excellent student, majoring in Anthropology.


CAREER STATS:
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2009-10   31-5    622/20.1   62-182  .341   28-77   .364   16-23   .696  50-92   142  4.6  42-1   22  36   4  16  168/5.4
TOTAL     31-5    622/20.1   62-182  .341   28-77   .364   16-23   .696  50-92   142  4.6  42-1   22  36   4  16  168/5.4

 

CAREER HIGHS
Points ... 14 ... at Oregon 11/24/09
Mins ... 32 ... vs. Portland 3/6/10
Rebs ... 11 ... at Iowa 11/14/09
Off Rebs ... 4 ... 3x, last at USF 2/20/10
Assists ... 3 ... 2x, last at Pepperdine 2/13/10
Blocks ... 1 ... 4x, last vs. Portland 3/6/10
Steals ... 3 ... vs. UTAH 11/29/09
FG Made ... 5 ... 2x, last vs. Portland 3/6/10
FG Att ... 12 ... at Oregon 11/24/09
FG % (5+ att) ... 5-7 ... vs. Portland 3/6/10
3-PT Made ... 3 ... 2x, last vs. PEPPERDINE 1/14/10
3-PT Att ... 8 ... at Oregon 11/24/09
3-PT % (3+ att) ... 3-4 ... vs. PEPPERDINE 1/14/10
FT Made ... 4 ... at Pepperdine 2/13/10
FT Att ... 4 ... at Pepperdine 2/13/10
FT% (4+ att) ... 4-4 ... at Pepperdine 2/13/10