Coach Bento-Jackson on Graham: "During her career at Santa Clara, Ashley has made a lot of big shots in a lot of big games. She does a great job of quarterbacking our offense. We will depend on Ashley to give us offensive stability."
AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: Became the 16th member of Santa Clara's "1,000-Point Club" on Feb. 22 against Loyola Marymount ... ends her SCU career with 1,017 points, 16th in school history, and with 207 career three-pointers, leaving her second on the SCU career list ... tied for first with Becki Ashbaugh (1998-2001) in career games played with 118 ... also finishes her career third all-time with a 41.6% three-point accuracy rate, and tied for fifth with 391 career assists ... appeared in all 30 games, starting 29 ... scored in double figures 18 times ... averaged career-best 10.5 points a game, and finished third in the WCC with 59 three-pointers, 5.03 assists per game, and a 1.84 assist-to-turnover ratio ... scored 17 points in the season opener at Long Beach State on Nov. 12 ... scored 15 points with seven assists against Miami on Nov. 15 ... shot 6-for-9 from the floor with 20 points and handed out six assists in win over Cal Poly on Nov. 17 ... was a perfect 5-for-5 from behind the arc and scored 16 points at BYU on Nov. 22 ... made six three-pointers and scored 25 points with six assists at CS Northridge on Dec. 2 ... passed out a career-high 13 assists against Pacific on Dec. 12 ... shot 8-for-13 with 20 points at Kansas on Dec. 17 ... went 6-for-9 from behind the arc with 18 points against Toledo on Dec. 28 ... scored 15 points and had eight assists in win at San Jose State on Dec. 30 ... passed out 11 assists at Saint Mary's on Jan. 7 ... had eight assists twice more on the year, both times against Portland, on the road Jan. 13, and at home Feb. 8 ... posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 assists on Feb. 24 against Pepperdine.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Played in 30 games ... her 43.4 three-point shooting percentage (43-for-99) ranked second in West Coast Conference ... her 43 treys were seventh-best in conference ... averaged 6.4 points a game and shot 45.5% from the floor on the season ... scored 18 points at Alabama on Nov. 21 ... ran off four-straight games of double-digit scoring performances from Nov. 28-Dec. 10, averaging 13.3 points a game in that span ... scored career-high 33 points, hit a school and conference-record nine three-pointers and drained the game-winning shot on a runner in the lane to cap a 74-73 comeback win at Portland on Jan. 8.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Named to the WCC All-Academic Team... led the league in three-point field goal percentage (.461) and was the only guard ranked in the top 10 in overall field goal percentage, listed eighth (.484)... also ranked third in three-point field goals made (1.83) and seventh in assists (2.69)... started the first 15 contests and saw action in 29 games... scored in double figures in first five games and had 10 total double-digit performances... netted 14 points and four assists against Fresno State... added a game-high 18 points, six rebounds and four assists at Hawaii... registered 14 point against No. 14 Michigan State... led the squad with 18 points vs. No. 3 Georgia... added 16 points at San Jose State... bested career high with a 27-point effort at Wisconsin... made five threes against the Badgers... dished out six assists and nabbed six rebounds at UW-Green Bay... added 18 points and seven assists against Nevada... led the team with 14 points against Portland State... netted 18 points at Portland, making five free throws in final two minutes to secure Bronco victory... missed contest against Saint Mary's due to injury... came off the bench the next weekend against Loyola Marymount... pulled down six rebounds against San Francisco in the WCC First Round... scored 17 points in the first half of the WCC final against Gonzaga... made four consecutive threes and finished the period 5-5 from the field and 3-3 from the free throw line... named to the WCC All-Tournament Team for those efforts ... a member of the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Named to the WCC All-Freshmen Team... earned Most Improved Player honor by teammates... started 27 contests and saw action in all 29 games, making Bronco debut against UW-Green Bay... averaged 8.4 points and 3.7 assists... shot .452 from three-point range to lead the league... also ranked fourth in steals (3.72), three-point field goals made (1.79) and assist/turnover ratio (1.07), while ranking 26th in scoring (8.4)... made first three-pointer at Pacific to give SCU a 39-37 lead midway through the second half... scored 11 points, including 5-5 from the free throw line, against BYU... added nine points at Nevada, hitting two key three-pointers... hit six threes, including two in overtime, against Oklahoma State to finish with 20 points... went 6-8 from behind the arc and added five assists... led the team with 17 points against San Jose State... had 20 points against Alabama, going 6-8 from three-point range... added six assists... made four threes at San Diego State and finished with 14 points... notched a career-high 21 points at Loyola Marymount, going 6-10 from the field, 5-8 from behind the arc... added nine points and seven assists vs. San Francisco... dished out a career-high 12 assists at Portland, adding five rebounds and four steals in 40 minutes of action... led the team with 16 points, nine assists and five steals against San Diego... added 15 points against Portland.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played guard for head coach Pat Bangasser at Redmond (Wash.) High School... a McDonald's All-America nominee... the King County Journal 2003 Player of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year... also the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Player of the Year... earned Seattle Times All-State second team honors as a senior... also received 4A Kingco first team and MVP (2003), All Eastside 2002 and '03, All Area 2003, and first team All-State Tournament recognition... Redmond placed second in state as a sophomore, fourth as a junior and sixth as a senior... team started senior season 25-0... first-team selection to the 4A state tournament team while leading prep squad in assists as a senior... holds prep career records in assists, three-point field goals made, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage... as a sophomore, set a single-game record with seven three-pointers... as a junior, made a buzzer-beating three-pointer in a loser-out, winner-to-state game... also holds game assist record with 13... averaged 14.1 points, 6 assists, 2.3 steals and 3 rebounds per game... played in Northwest Shootout All Star Washington/Oregon game... participated in National Honors Society and Yearbook.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ashley Leina'ala Graham... born in Bellevue, Wash... parents are Kalani and Jane Graham... has two siblings... major is undeclared.
Graham's Career Statistics
Graham's Career Highs
|Points||33||at Portland, Jan. 8, 2006|
|Field Goals||12||at Portland, Jan. 8, 2006|
|FG Attempts||18||at CS Northridge, Dec. 2, 2007|
|3-Pt Field Goals||9||at Portland, Jan. 8, 2006|
|3-Pt FG Attempts||13||twice, last at CS Northridge, Dec. 2, 2007|
|Free Throws||7||vs. Cal Poly, Nov. 17, 2006|
|FT Attempts||8||twice, last at Portland, Jan. 8, 2005|
|Rebounds||6||eight times, last at San Francisco, Feb. 18, 2007|
|Assists||13||vs. Pacific, Dec. 12, 2006|
|Blocked Shots||1||four times, last vs. Loyola Marymount, Feb. 22, 2007|
|Steals||5||vs. San Diego, Feb. 19, 2004|
|Minutes||40||seven times, last at San Francisco, Feb. 18, 2007|