Get to Know: Ashleigh Jameson

Junior defender Ashleigh Jameson strengthens the Cougar defense. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Ashleigh Jameson


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Who is your favorite athlete and why? Tracy McGrady because he's an amazing basketball player an has crazy eyes.

How old were you when you starting playing soccer? About six years old.

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Making the All-State team in high school.

Where was the toughest place you've ever competed? Wyoming.

Who is the first person you call after a game? My mom.

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection? The entire season of Flight of the Conchords.

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be? Dirk Nowitzki.

What is your worst habit? Day-dreaming while I'm driving.

Do you have any phobias? I jumped out of a moving car once because of a wasp.

What is your nickname? "Ash"

What words or phrases do you use way too much? "Hey girl!"

What was your most embarrassing moment in a game? Taking a freek kick and falling before I ever actually kicked the ball.

Who is the most famous person you have ever met? I ran track with Adrian Peterson (Professional Football Player - Minnesota Vikings).

What is your favorite thing about BYU in general? Nice campus next to the mountains.

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Ashleigh's Stats -

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At BYU

SOPHOMORE - (2007): Played in 18 games ... recorded three shots on the year ... tallied her first assist of her career in a 2-1 win over Montana at home ... fired two shots, one on goal, at San Diego State.

FRESHMAN - (2006): Played in seven games ... Took three shots on the season ... Played in victories over Idaho State, Georgia, Arizona, San Francisco and TCU ... Took two shots against San Diego State.

Before BYU

Four-year varsity starter ... 1998-2005 member of the East Texas Spirit Soccer Club ... 1998-2005 East Texas Spirit team captain ... 2002-present member of the NTSAA ODP State Team ... 2006 ODP National Team ... 2003-04 member of the Region III ODP Team ... 2004-05 Gothia Cup, Sweden Quarterfinalist ... 2003, 2005 and 2006 first-team All-District ... 2004 second-team All-District ... 2004-05 All-East Texas First Team ... 2004-05 Defensive MVP District 12-5A ... 2004-05 All-East Texas First Team ... 2004-05 All-Region II First Team ... All-East Texas Girls Soccer Team Defensive MVP ... 2006 All-East Texas Girls Soccer Team Player of the Year ... 2006 All-State First Team ... 2005-06 varsity soccer team captain ... 2004-05 varsity track regional qualifier 200M, 4X400M ... Top seven percent of class ... Principal's Honor Roll ... National Honor Society ... Honor Graduate ... 2003-06 Scholar Athlete.

Personal

Parents: Tony and Auralee ... Siblings: Same and Abby

Statistics

Year GP Shts G A Pts

2007 18 3 0 0 0

2006 7 3 0 0 0

Total 25 6 0 0 0

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