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Ashlyn Russell Athlete Profile

#25 Ashlyn Russell

Ashlyn Russell
Position: Third Base Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Maui, HI



Conference Honors

  • 2005 All-MWC

Personal

  • Parents are Kiki and Linda
  • Majoring in exercise science with a minor in psychology
  • Has one older sister, Shauna
  • Graduate of H.P. Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Maui

Before BYU

  • Four-time First-team Maui Interscholastic League
  • 2002 MIL Player of the Year
  • Four-time MIL First-team
  • 2002 Maui News Player of the Year
  • Two-time All-State First Team
  • Lettered four years in track and field in the shot put and discus events
  • Played for the San Diego Thunder during the summer
  • Member of Hawai`i fastpitch academy


2003 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 52 games while starting in 50 at third base
  • Tallied 41 hits and six home runs

2004 | Sophomore Year

  • Appeared in 51 games while starting in 50
  • Posted a .288 batting average
  • Scored 28 runs and knocked in 29 RBI
  • Tallied 42 hits including seven doubles and a team-high 11 home runs
  • Hit a three-run home run to lead BYU to an 8-0 shutout over No. 23 Pacific
  • Defensively notched a .950 fielding percentage with 130 putouts and 98 assists

2005 | Junior Year

  • Led BYU with 17 home runs and a .667 slugging percentage
  • Was 29th in the nation with .29 homers per game
  • Posted career-bests in nearly every offensive category
  • Named Mountain West Conference All-Conference performer
  • Had a team-high three multi-home run games
  • Homered twice and drove in six runs in a victory of Illinois

2006 | Senior Year

  • Ranked fifth nationally in walks with 50
  • Led the team with a .490 on-base percentage
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 36 RBI
  • Blasted four home runs while posting a slugging percentage of .425
  • Named to the Provo Regional All-Tournament team.