Ashlyn Russell Athlete Profile

#25 Ashlyn Russell

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

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.

Summary

A power hitter from Hawai`i who can change a game with the bat.



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.