23 - Ashley Armstrong
Ashley Armstrong
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
High School: Bishop Manogue
Position: Guard
Major: Anthropology

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Twice named to WCC All-Academic Team
Highest GPA (3.86) among any player on 2011-12 WCC All-Academic Team

SENIOR 2012-13: Scored 8 pts. vs. UC Irvine … scored 4 pts., had 4 reb. vs. No. 4 Stanford … scored 13 pts., had 8 reb. vs. Utah Valley … scored 4 pts. at Pacific … had 3 reb. vs. Toledo … scored 5 pts. vs. Cleveland State … scored 4 pts. vs. CSU Northridge … scored 8 pts. had 5 reb. at Long Beach State … scored 12 pts., had 7 reb. at San Jose State … scored 2 pts. at UC Davis … scored 1 pt. at CSU Bakersfield … had 1 reb. vs. UNLV … had 2 reb. at Portland … scored 4 pts. at Gonzaga … grabbed 1 reb. vs. LMU …  had 5 reb. vs. Saint Mary’s … played 2 min. vs. Portland … played 6 min. at San Diego … played 8 min. at LMU … had 2 reb. in 5 min. at BYU … scored 2 pts. in 6 min. vs. Gonzaga … scored 7 pts., had 4 reb. in 9 min. at Saint Mary’s … played 6 min. vs. San Diego.

JUNIOR IN 2011-12: Big part of SCU’s success, played in every game and started in all but one due to illness ... WCC All-Academic Team honoree (3.86 GPA - Anthropology) ... played a career-high 26+ minutes per night and scored in double-figures 12 times ... ranked second on team in rebounds (126) and offensive rebounds (46) ... closed out the year with a season-high 19 points in WCC tournament vs. Portland (Mar. 1) ... made a clutch basket in the closing moments in a win at Portand (Feb. 18) ... had a career-high 5-steals and scored 10 points in a road victory over USF (Feb. 4) ... scored 13 points, had 9 rebounds vs. San Diego (Jan. 9) ... averaged 15.0 points in first 4 games of year ... had her first-career double-double at Cal (Dec. 10), 11 points/10 rebs. ... made a game-winning 3-pointer with 6.2 seconds left vs. UNC (Nov. 16) ... enjoyed one of her best-ever games in season-opener: 18 pts, 8 FGs, 2 blocks in 37 min.

SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11:
Key reserve who played nearly 19 minutes per game ... named to the 2010-11 WCC All-Academic Team (3.88 GPA - Anthropology) ... led the team in 3PT% (36.4) and ranked second in offensive reb. (39) ... poured in a career-high 20 points at St. Mary’s (Feb. 10), starting in place of injured starter Meagan Fulps ... scored 15 points (7 of 13 shooting) at GU (Jan. 20) ... started in 9-straight games from Dec. 3 through Jan. 2 ... set career-high’s in minutes (36) at Wichita State (Dec. 2) and rebounds (11) at South Dakota (Nov. 30) ... had three-straight double-figure scoring games (Dec. 3-13) ... also set a career-high with four assists at Southern Utah (Dec. 13) ... made five FGs and had four offensive rebounds vs. Sac State (Dec. 5) ... had consecutive productive games off the bench in Colorado, playing 21 minutes and scoring 7 points at Colorado (Nov. 19), then scoring 8 points in 22 minutes at CSUB (Nov. 23).

FRESHMAN 2009-10: Versatile first-year player who led all WCC freshmen in rebounding (4.6 rpg) ... also made 26 three-pointers ... second on the team with 50 offensive rebounds ... played in 31 games and made five starts (missed one game with sprained ankle Dec. 11 vs. CSU Bakersfield) ... led the team in rebounding five times ... scored a season-high 14 points at Oregon (Nov. 24) ... pulled-down a season-high 11 rebounds at Iowa (Nov. 11) and had 10 rebounds at Gonzaga (Jan. 28) ... made a season-high three 3-pointers twice: vs. Oregon (Nov. 24) and vs. Pepperdine (Jan. 14) ... cleared eight rebounds and went 2-for-2 from 3-point range against South Dakota (Dec. 6) ... started in back-to-back games on the road: at San Diego (Jan. 9) and at St. Mary's (Jan. 10) ... started in SCU's victory over USF (Jan. 23) .... scored 13 points against Pepperdine (Jan. 14) ... had nine points and eight rebounds at USF (Feb. 20) ... key part of Santa Clara's run in the 2010 WCC tournament, playing a season-high 32 minutes in the Broncos' 74-61 quarterfinal win over Portland (Mar. 6) ... scored 13 points against Portland (Mar. 6), making five field goals on 5-of-7 shooting ... played 31 minutes against No. 17 Gonzaga and cleared a team-high nine rebounds in the WCC semifinals ... finished the year averaging 5.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and shooting 36.4 percent from long range.

AT BISHOP MANOGUE: A 2009 graduate of Bishop Manogue High School in Reno, Nev. ... played for coaches Bill Ballinger and Richard Shaw ... four year varsity starter ... team advanced to the playoffs for three consecutive seasons ... in 2006-07, competed for the Nevada Zone Championship ... in 2008-09, led Manogue to its first-ever 4A League Championship ... scored a career-high 35 points in a '08-09 postseason playoff game ... three-time first team all-league and all-region selection ... three-time second team all-state honoree ... named to 2008-09 Reno Gazette Journal All-North team ... 2008 MVP - National Division Second Team, River City Classic in Memphis, Tenn. ... 2008 West Coast Jamboree All-Tournament Team selection ... 2008 adidas Central Valley Showdown All-Tournament Team member ... 2008-09 Team MVP ... earned all-state academic team honors all four years ... set the school's all-time scoring record (1,575) and all-time rebounding record (952) ... as a senior in '08-09, averaged 19.2 points, 2.4 assists, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game ... also served as co-editor-in-chief of the Manogue Yearbook and was class Valedictorian.

PERSONAL DATA: Daughter of Robert and Sallie Armstrong ... both are attorneys ... father graduated from Santa Clara, mother graduated from Sweet Briar ... has a younger sister, Elizabeth ... enjoys being outdoors, playing badminton, skiing, being with family and friends, rock climbing and beading ... excellent student, majoring in Anthropology.

CAREER HIGH’S
Points ... 20 ... at Saint Mary’s 2/10/11
Mins ... 37 ... 3x, vs. Portland 3/1/12
Rebs ... 11 ... 2x, at South Dakota 11/30/10
Off Rebs ... 4 ... 6x, vs. SAN DIEGO 1/9/12
Assists ... 4 .. at So. Utah 12/13/10
Blocks ... 2 ... 2x, vs. NO. COLORADO 11/16/11
Steals ... 5 ...  at USF 2/4/12
FG Made ... 8 ... 2x, vs. CSUB 11/11/11
FG Att ... 17 ... vs. ST. MARY’S 2/11/12
FG % (5+ att) ... 4-5 ... at Sac State 12/22/11
3-PT Made ... 3 ... 3x, at Saint Mary’s 2/10/11
3-PT Att ... 8 ... at Oregon 11/24/09
3-PT % (3+ att) ... 3-4... vs. PEPPERDINE 1/14/10
FT Made ... 6 ... at Portland 1/22/11
FT Att ... 7 ... at Pepperdine 1/14/12
FT % (4+ att) ... 6-6 ... at Portland 1/22/11