Ashleen Bracey
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Ashleen Bracey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Park, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park-River Forest

Position:
F

Birthdate:
03/29/1988

Experience:
4L

01/03/2009

Illinois State Women's Basketball vs. Drake

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Senior Year (2009-10)
All-Valley First-Team selection ... MVC All-Defensive Team selection ... Second Team MVC Scholar-Athlete ... started all 36 games ... led the team in scoring (14.7) and rebounding (7.6) ... 17th player in school history to lead the team in both categories ... ranked fourth in the Valley in scoring and third in scoring in conference games (16.7) ... her 88.9 free throw percentage (80-90) tied the school single-season record ... also led the team in steals (45) ... second in three-point field goals (54), three-point field goal percentage (.415) and blocks (24) ... tied for the team lead with nine double-doubles ... ISU was 9-0 when Bracey recorded a double-double ... ended her career with 21 double-doubles, the fourth-most in Illinois State history ... four-time Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week (1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/8) ... scored 24 points, on 9-of-15 shooting, and had seven rebounds and two steals against South Dakota State (11/19) ... scored in double-figures in seven-consecutive games, including four 18-point performances, after shooting 0-for-12 from the field against Illinois (11/24) ... recorded eight double-doubles in Valley play ... logged a double-double with 26 points and a career-high 17 rebounds at Missouri State (1/18) ... played in her 100th career game against Southern Illinois (1/21), recording a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds ... recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds against Wichita State (2/12), starting the game 6-of-6 from the field ... scored 26 points against Missouri State (2/14) to become the 25th player in Illinois State history to score 1,000 points in her career ... logged a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds and had a career-high five steals at Southern Illinois (2/20) ... scored a career-high 32 points on 14-of-19 shooting in the regular-season finale against Drake (3/6) ... logged a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds against Butler in the WNIT (3/17) ... joined with Nicolle Lewis to become the first Redbird teammates to record a double-double in the same WNIT game ... ISU single-season rankings: No. 1 in free throw percentage, No. 7 in rebounds, No. 9 in three-point field goal percentage, No. 10 in scoring, No. 11 in three-point field goals, No. 14 in field goals, No. 15 in blocks, No. 17 in rebounds per game ... 09-10 Valley rankings: No. 2 in free throw percentage, No. 3 in field goal percentage, No. 4 in scoring and rebounding, No. 3 in three-point field goal percentage, No. 13 in three-point field goals per game.

Junior Year (2008-09)
Appeared in 34 games with 31 starts ... second on the team in rebounding (6.4), field goal percentage (.498) and steals (32) ... recorded five double-doubles ... grabbed at least five rebounds in 24 games, including six double-digit efforts ... recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and had a season-high three steals against Cleveland State (11/21) ... made the first two three-pointers of her career against Eastern Illinois (12/29) ... posted a double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds against Drake (1/3) ... logged a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds at Wichita State (1/17) ... grabbed 12 rebounds at Missouri State (1/19) ... made all three of her three-point attempts, scored 17 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against Wichita State (2/14) ... posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Northern Iowa (3/1) ... scored a season-high 22 points against Evansville in the State Farm MVC Tournament (3/13) ... ISU single-season rankings: No. 23 in rebounds ... 08-09 Valley rankings: No. 1 in field goal percentage; No. 6 in rebounding; No. 7 in defensive rebounds.

Sophomore Year (2007-08)
Honorable mention All-MVC Scholar-Athlete selection ... started all 33 games ... led the Redbirds in rebounds (251), offensive rebounds (84), defensive rebounds (167), rebounding average (7.6) and field goal percentage (.554) ... led the team with seven double-doubles, including a stretch where she had four in eight games ... pulled down at least seven rebounds in 21 games, including eight double-digit rebounding efforts, and led the Redbirds in rebounds in 20 games ... averaged 17.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game in three games against Drake ... in her first-career start against Eastern Illinois (11/11), recorded six points and seven rebounds ... scored in double-figures for the first time in her career with 10 points against Green Bay (11/15) ... named the MVC Player of the Week and Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week after recording a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds against Miami (Ohio) (12/16) ... scored a career-high 24 points, including a free throw at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime, on 10-of-19 shooting and added eight rebounds and six assists against Drake (1/31) ... recorded a double-double with 15 points and 15 rebounds and had a career-high four blocks against Northern Iowa (2/7) ... MVC All-Tournament team selection ... averaged 13.0 points and 12.3 rebounds per game over the three games and set the MVC Tournament record for total rebounds (37) ... recorded back-to-back double-doubles of 14 points and 16 rebounds (an ISU MVC Tournament record) against Creighton (3/15) and Drake (3/16) ... ISU single-season rankings: No. 7 in field goal percentage, No. 10 in rebounds, No. 17 in rebound average ... 07-08 Valley ranks: No. 1 in field goal percentage, No. 3 in rebounds, No. 4 in defensive rebounds, No. 5 in offensive rebounds, No. 24 in scoring.

Freshman Year (2006-07)
Appeared in 16 games ... averaged 1.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per contest ... scored four points in the opener at Northern Illinois (11/11) ... notched season-highs with eight points and 11 rebounds against Missouri State (1/13).

Prior to ISU
Three-year starter at Oak Park-River Forest ... three-time All-West Suburban Conference ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... led team to an 18-12 record and third place in West Suburban Silver Division in 2005 ... averaged 10.6 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.2 apg and 1.3 spg per game as a senior ... averaged 15.1 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 1.6 spg and 1.2 apg per game as a junior ... averaged 7.7 ppg and 7.3 rpg as a sophomore ... led the Huskies to three-straight Willowbrook Tournament titles ... prep basketball coach was Adrian Newell ... played AAU basketball for Chicago Hoops Express, the same program as former Redbird teammates Tiffany Hudson and Lashawn Johnson.

Personal
Ashleen Margaret Bracey ... born March 29, 1988, in Oak Park, Ill. ... daughter of the late Nathaniel and Margaret Bracey ... her brother, Bryan, played college basketball at Oregon and professionally in Greece, and her brother, Christopher, played college basketball at West Texas A&M and professionally in France ... one sister (Natalie) ... majoring in criminal justice ... AFNI Honor Roll: Fall 2006, Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010... MVC Honor Roll: 2008, 2009, 2010 ... MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award: 2008, 2009.