Ashley Grubb
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Ashley Grubb

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Ill.

High School:
Jacksonville

Height:
5-11

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
11/27/1983

Experience:
3L

2004: Improved hitting percentage and blocking ... ISU Record Book: No. 7 in career points ... season best 18 kills at Notre Dame (10/13) ... season-high 17 digs in win over SMS (11/6) ... hit .611 (12-1/18) in five-game match at Northern Iowa (10/22) ... season-best six block assists at Bradley (10/23) ... with 116 digs in 38 games over last 10 matches, averaged 3.05 digs after averaging just 2.10 for first 21 matches ... filled-in as back-up setter late in the season.

2003: Rose up for 19 kills, including four in the deciding fifth game to lead the `Birds to victory at Evansville (10/11) ... double figures digs 15 times ... in the final seven matches of the season, hit .289 (41-15/90) compared to .158 for first 26 matches ... registered seven kills in first seven swings and hit .615 (9-1/13) for match in win at Creighton (11/14) ... career high 16 digs vs. No. 7 Nebraska (8/30) ... career high six block assists vs. No. 6 Northern Iowa.

2002: Her first kill as a Redbird gave Illinois State its first lead vs. No. 17 Texas A&M and her second kill was game point of that same game ... first college start came against No. 1 Stanford when Erin Jones became ill ... started four more matches after that and averaged 2.87 kills and 2.13 digs per game during those matches ... made seven starts total ... led team in kills in two matches and in digs in two matches ... had first career double-double with 12 kills and 15 digs vs. Bradley (9/13) ... had eight digs in win at Bradley (11/16).

High School: Four-time all-conference and three-time all-state player who led Jacksonville to 136-24 record, including a state tournament appearance (3rd) in 1998 ... had 1,066 career kills, 487 career blocks and 162 career service aces in high school ... prep team finished 38-2 in 1999, including school-record 26 straight victories ... honor roll student.

Personal: Major is chemistry ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2002 ... daughter of Steven Grubb and Tamera Harness with sisters Lauran and Mariah Grubb, brother Mathew Grubb and brother Evan Harness ... Ashley Colette Grubb, born 11-27-83.