Ashley Cheesman Athlete Profile

#5 Ashley Cheesman

Ashley Cheesman
Positions: Forward, Center Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: San Diego State

Personal

Born in Provo, Utah ... parents are Jay and Kathy ... has two older sisters who played basketball at BYU ... and two brothers ... her dad Jay also played basketball at BYU.

Before BYU

Three-year letterwinner in basketball... 2004 Region MVP... 2004 State MVP... State Defensive Player of the Year in 2003... First Team All-State... National Player of the Week in 2004... three-year letterwinner in volleyball... Volleyball First Team All-State.

Other College

AT SAN DIEGO STATE:
SDSU's top rebounder, finishing in double-figures in a game twice... only Aztec to record 10 or more rebounds in a game... scored in double-figures eight times... started 23 of 28 games, averaging 28.3 minutes... SDSU's high scorer on four occasions and top rebounder 15 times.
Tied for the team lead in rebounds with eight and also added 10 points in the opener at USD ... leading rebounder for the second straight game, recording nine in the win over Cal State Stanislaus... first career assists vs. Northern Colorado, finishing with four and adding seven rebounds in her first career start... team-high eight rebounds at Nevada... first career double-double in the team's narrow loss to Washington State, tallying a game-high 15 points and 11 rebounds... led the Aztecs in scoring for the second consecutive outing with a career and SDSU season-best 19 points in the rout of Cal State Fullerton... also had nine rebounds vs. the Titans ... 15 points, eight boards and a season-high three steals in the victory against Southern Utah... sixth game with double-figure points, recording 12 and four rebounds in the win over Eastern Washington... 7-for-9 from the field, tying a team game high with 15 points in the upset of UNLV on Jan. 15... also added four boards, two assists, two blocks and two steals against the Lady Rebels in a career-high 39 minutes... 10 boards at Air Force... nine points and a team game-high six rebounds vs. BYU... scored 10 of her 14 points in the first half of the MWC tournament game vs. New Mexico.

Stats

Yr   G/GS FG-FGA %   FT-FTA %   3-pts %    Pts.    Reb.   A.  BL.   St.   TO.
07 33/0 31-70.443 9-15.600 1-11 .091 72 57 14 3 11 29
08 29/16 31-74.419 17-37.459 0-2 .000 79 75 21 4 9 30
TLS 62/16 62-144.431 26-52.500 1-13 .076 151 132 35 7 19 59



2005-2006 | Redshirt Year

Redshirt, transferred from San Diego State

2006-2007 | Junior Year

Final player notes: Played in all games, and started in the second half of the game vs. AF in the MWC Tournament on 03/07/07 ... grabbed a new season high in rebounds with six vs. AF on 03/07/07 ... picked up a new season and career high in points with eight vs. UNLV on 01/20/07 ... as of 01/23/07 had the same number of points and rebounds on the year with (33) and finished the season with a total of 72 points, and 57 rebounds ... picked up five rebounds vs. ISU on 11/10/06 in her first contest as a Cougar ... played an average of 9.9 minutes per game with a season high of 22 in the AF game on 03/07/07.

2007-2008 | Senior Year

Final player notes: started a total of 16 games and played in all ... grabbed new season and BYU career highs in rebounds with seven at Wyoming on 3/5/08 ... dished out new season and BYU career highs in assists with three vs. SDSU on 2/23/08 ... picked up new season and BYU career highs in points with 10 vs. CSU on 2/13/08 ... was perfect from the free throw line going 4-4 vs. CSU on 2/13/08 ... finished ranked fifth in three categories: field goal percentage .419 (31-74) and fifth in offensive rebounds 20 (0.7) and in defensive rebounds 55 (1.9) ... averaged 2.7 points and 2.6 boards per contest.