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#17 Ashley Harris
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Petaluma, Calif.
High School: Casa Grande H.S.
Experience: 2 Letters
Career Stats Career Stats

As a Sophomore (2014): Appeared in 102 sets and recorded 218 kills (2.14/set) … Hit .226 on 658 swings … Fourth on the team with 54 blocks (0.53/set), including a team-best 22 solo stuffs … Accumulated 43 digs … Third on the team in points (256.0) … Named second-team Pac-12 All-Academic … Her 218 kills ranked third on the team … Recorded a career-high 19 kills against Arizona State (9/24), bettering her previous career mark by 10 kills … Later repeated the same output against Washington State (11/22), recording 19 kills on a superb .340 hitting percentage in a match in which she also had a career-high seven digs … Had 13 kills on an errorless 28 swings vs. Utah (11/1) for a career-best .464 hitting percentage … Matched a career-high at Oregon State (10/24) when she had seven blocks, including a career-best three solo blocks … Had eight double-digit-kill outings after having eight total kills as a freshman.

As a Freshman (2013): Finished with eight kills on a solid .280 hitting with 20 blocks and seven digs in her first collegiate season…Earned a career-high three kills, while tying a career-high on .500 hitting in a victory over Loyola Maryland on Sept. 20…Finished with a career-high of seven blocks in a four-set win at home against Oregon State on Oct. 6…Also came up big with three blocks in the thrilling five-set victory at Washington State on Oct. 13…Picked up her first career kill in a 3-0 win against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 7.  

Prep: Three-year letterwinner at Casa Grande High School and will become the tallest player in U of A history…Was named Under Armour First-Team All-America and was named a “Senior Ace” by PrepVolleyball.com…Was also named third-team Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine High School All-American in 2012…Was named The Press Democrat’s All-Empire Large School Volleyball Player of the Year, while also earning co-MVP of the North Bay League…For her three-year career, she compiled 1,142 kills, 279 digs and 112 blocks…As a senior, Harris had an incredible 526 kills at 6.00 kills per set and a .446 hitting percentage to go along with 189 digs, 41 service aces and 31 blocks to earn First-Team All-Empire…She posted a career-high 31 kills in a 3-0 victory over Montgomery during her senior season…Following her junior season she was named First-Team All-Empire…After her sophomore season she was named First-Team All-Sonoma County and Second-Team All-Empire…She played for the Empire Volleyball Club.

Personal: Daughter of Rogue Harris and Jeanne Young ... Was born on March 21, 1995 ... Both her mother and father played basketball in college ... Mother played at the University of Hawaii and father played at the University of Hawaii and at the University of San Francisco ... Plans to pursue a degree in business at the U of A.

Career Awards

2014

Pac-12 All-Academic (Second Team)