Ashley Thompson Athlete Profile

#33 Ashley Thompson

Positions: Pitcher, Infielder Height: 6-2 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: Connell, WA Last School: Connell High School

Personal

  • Parents are Ron and Shelley
  • One brother named Trevor

Before BYU

  • Maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school
  • Finished her career with a 86-6 record
  • Holds the Washington state career strikeout record with 1,117 and the career home run record with 51.
  • Holds the state high school single season home run record with 23 and is also the record holder in single season RBIs with 90
  • In 2013, posted a 27-0 record, posting a 0.19 ERA and 345 strikeouts in 144 innings. At the plate, she hit .667 with 13 home runs, 63 runs scored, 53 RBIs, 48 walks.
  • Named the 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Washington
  • Threw 11 no-hitters including a streak of seven straight during the 2013 season
  • Led her high school to three straight 1A titles
  • Led her club softball team, the Washington Explosion Gold, to the ASA Gold National Championship tournament


2014 | Freshman Year

  • College Sports Madness All-WCC Second Team
  • No. 30 in the NCAA in walks per game (0.73)
  • Fifth in the WCC in on-base percentage (.430)  and fourth in RBI (31)
  • Hit her first home run to give the Cougars a lead against Oklahoma State in the Mary Nutter Classic.
  • Gave BYU a two-run lead over Hawai’i with the second home run of her career.
  • Combined with Tori Almond and McKenna Bull for a no-hitter at UVU.
  • Hit a three-run home run against Pacific in an 8-0 win.
  • Added a two-run shot to give BYU a 4-2 lead in the final game against Pacific.
  • NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete