Marinda Gorbahn Ashman Athlete Profile

#6 Marinda Gorbahn Ashman

Positions: Outside Hitter, Middle Blocker Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 1987-1990 Hometown: Prince George, BC, Canada Last School: College Heights Secondary School

At BYU

  • Battled injuries, but still played in all but five matches in 1988
  • Set career highs of 18 kills and .583 hitting percentages in 1987
  • All-HCAC Honorable Mention 1987
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1988): "Improved conditioning and better health will allow her to play to her ability. Strong hitter and outstanding blocker. Excellent team player. Will be a leading hitter and our best blocker."
  • Majored in elementary education
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1987): Our best freshman recruit in years. Will make an immediate impact on team as a starter. Excellent blocker and hitter. Can play defense and pass well. Has had outstanding experience for a freshman."
  • All-HCAC 1989
  • BYU Invitational All-Tournament Team 1989
  • Averaged 3.2 kills, 1.2 blocks and 2.6 digs per game in 1989
  • Cougar Club Scholar Athlete 1989
  • Set career highs of 22 kills, .563 hitting percentage, 10 blocks and 22 digs
  • Team captain in 1990
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1989): "Will be a strong candidate for All-America honors this year. Is a more powerful hitter and blocker this season. Leading returnee in overall contribution to team statistics. A seasoned competitor and leader."
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1990): "All-HCAC last year, will be a strong candidate for All-America honors this year. Is a more powerful hitter and blocker this season. Leading returnee in overall contribution to team statistics. A seasoned competitor and leader."

Before BYU

  • Selected for Canadian Junior National Team camp
  • All-Around Female Senior Student
  • BC High Achievement Scholarship Award
  • Algebra Merit Award 1986
  • Captain of B.C. Pac Rim Provincial Team that finished first at the Northern Winter games and second at the National Team Challenge Cup

Stats

Yr. GP K E TA Pct. SA BS BA TB Dig Ast.
1987 108 305 115 725 .262 10 11 71 82 87 8
1988 83 165 90 450 .167 8 8 51 59 51 13
1989 126 407 171 937 .252 32 28 119 147 331 24