16 Ashley Smith
16 Ashley Smith
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Shelbyville, Tenn.
High School: Shelbyville Central
Previous College: Tennessee Tech
Position: MF
Major: Communications

IN 2008 (Sophomore): Ashley was named second-team all-OVC after leading the team in goals (7), assists (3), points (17) game-winning goals (2), shots (38) and shots on goal (19). She also ranked second in the OVC in goals, third in points and tied for fourth in assists. Had a season-high three points in Tech’s 2-1 win over OVC opponent Southeast Missouri when she scored Tech’s game-winning goal, and added an assist.

IN 2007 (Freshman):  Ashley scored three goals in 14 games during her freshman season, for a total of six points. Finished the season with 17 shots, including 10 on goal.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ashley was named 2003 District 8-AAA freshman-of-the-year, 2004 and 2005 first-team all-District 8-AAA, and captain of the Shelbyville Central High School soccer team.

CLUB EXPERIENCE: Ashley played for the Azules Shelbyville from 1998-1999. In 2000, she played with the Murfreesboro Strikers and stayed there until 2003. From 2004 to 2006, she was a member of the TNFC 89 Girls White Fire.

PERSONAL: Ashley is the daughter of James and Jerri Lynn Smith…majoring in communications with a concentration in public relations…born March 6, 1989, in Shelbyville, Tenn.…full name is Ashley Leanne Smith.