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      Ashley Andrews
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tumwater, Wash.

High School:
Tumwater High School

Height:
5-7

Position:
UTL

B/T:
R/R

BATTING

Season GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG OPS Avg.
2012 49-48 117 24 29 2 -- 1 8 .338 .291 .629 .248
2011 61-55 112 30 26 2 1 1 19 .331 .295 .626 .232
2010 62-58 122 27 26 4 3 4 20 .353 .393 .746 .213
2009 59-59 147 22 44 3 3 -- 7 .352 .361 .713 .299
Totals 231-220 498 103 125 11 7 6 54 .344 .337 .681 .251
MISC. BATTING/FIELDING TOTALS

Season GP-GS TB BB HBP SO GIDP SF SH SB-Att PO Asst E Fld %
2012 49-48 34 15 1 17 -- -- 6 6-7 321 26 2 .994
2011 61-55 33 17 -- 31 -- 1 9 9-13 408 38 1 .998
2010 62-58 48 24 3 32 -- 1 6 5-6 99 118 10 .956
2009 59-59 53 9 3 34 -- -- 4 8-11 85 143 10 .958
Totals 231-220 168 65 7 114 -- 2 25 28-37 913 325 23 .982
*Through May 1, 2012

Career Highs
At Bats: 4 (13 times)
Runs: 2 (12 times)
Hits: 3 (three times)
Hit Streak: 8 games (4/10-4/22/09)
RBIs: 4 at South Carolina (4/22/12)
Doubles: 1 (11 times)
Triples: 1 (seven times)
Home Runs: 1 (six times)
Walks: 4 vs. UMass (2/26/12)
Stolen Bases: 1 (28 times)
*Through April 26, 2012
AS A SENIOR (2012):
Currently owns a .250 batting average with 25 runs scored, two doubles, a HR and eight RBIs...Turned back around to the right side of the plate prior to the series opener at South Carolina, Andrews equaled a career-high with three hits and established a new career-best with four RBIs as part of a 3-for-4, HR effort in the 6-3 finale win over the Gamecocks (4/22)...Was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with a double as UT topped Memphis (4/17), 5-0...Singled, swiped a bag and scored the walk-off run in the sixth frame of Tennessee's 10-2 (6 inn.) run-rule over #22/21 LSU (4/15)...Recorded a base knock in the 2-1 victory over #9/10 Georgia (4/4)...Singled once in 8-0 (5 inn.) and 4-2 wins over Kentucky (3/31-4/1)..Knocked in a tally during a six-run first frame as Tennessee rolled past Mississippi State (3/24), 10-3...Singled on the infield and scored an insurance run as UT handed #1 Alabama (3/21) its first defeat of the year, 5-2...Helped lead the offense during the 2-0, series finale win at Arkansas (3/18), going 2-for-3 with a run scored...Returned to action as the catcher for all three games of the opening SEC series against #3/4 Florida (3/9-11), registering an infield single in the opener...Didn't play during the Tennessee Classic after suffering a concussion behind the plate at the NFCA Leadoff Classic when hit on the mask by a foul tip...Registered a career-high four walks in the 5-0 victory over UMass (2/26)...Was 2-for-4 at the plate in match-ups against Winthrop (2/24) and #20/17 Georgia Tech (2/24)Led the Big Orange offense at #13 Texas (2/19), tying a career high with three hits in a 3-for-4, RBI performance...Christened her senior season by going on a six-game hitting streak from Feb. 9-12...Walked in the first inning and eventually scored during Tennessee's win at #1 Arizona State (2/11)...While playing center field with one out in the seventh inning against San Diego State (2/11), Andrews fired a one-hop strike to the plate to cut down the tying run in UT's 6-5 win...Also helped kickstart UT's comeback from a 4-1 deficit against the Aztecs (SDSU) at the plate with an RBI double in the fifth inning...Was 2-for-4 with a run scored off #4 Cal's All-American hurler Jolene Henderson (2/10)...Opened her final campaign in the Orange & White by going 1-for-2 with an RBI in a 7-0 pasting of UCSB (2/9).

AS A JUNIOR (2011):
Moved behind the plate for the majority of 2011, playing in all 61 games with 53 starts at catcher and a pair at shortstop...Hit .232 overall with 30 runs scored, two doubles, a triple, a HR, nine stolen bases and 19 RBIs...Contributed five multi-RBI and three multi-hit efforts...Posted a six-game hit streak from Feb. 13-19...Singled through the left side of the infield during the SEC Tournament Final victory over #8 Georgia (5/14)...Reached on an error and later scored in UT's 4-1 win over #22 Kentucky (5/12) in the SEC Tournament Quarterfinal...Her fifth-inning, two-RBI single granted the Big Orange a short-lived, 3-1 lead in the opener at #4 Florida (5/6)...Singled, swiped a base and scored in the first inning of an 8-0 (5 inn.) victory against Arkansas (4/30)...Finalized the offensive output in a 7-2 win at #21 LSU (4/17) with a two-RBI single in the top of the seventh...Doubled in a tally and added a sac fly as Tennessee topped #2 Georgia (4/6), 9-4...Hit .428 (3-for-7) with an RBI during the series sweep of South Carolina (3/25-3/27)...Posted a 2-for-4, two-run, RBI effort as UT routed Kentucky (3/12), 10-0...Tripled and scored during the fourth frame of a 7-2 win over Loyola Marymount (2/25)...Knocked in the Lady Vols' first run via single in a 4-1 victory over #25 BYU (2/25)...Went 2-for-2 with two tallies and an RBI as the Big Orange topped Southern Utah (2/22), 10-1 (5 inn.)...Blasted her lone HR of 2011, a three-run shot, as Tennessee crushed Boise State (2/18), 15-1 (5 inn.)...Was 2-for-2 with an RBI against ETSU (2/15)...Walked and singled in a tally in the season-opening, 11-2 (5 inn.) triumph over Michigan State (2/11).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010):

UT's starting shortstop in 2010 and relief catcher, Andrews hit from the right side of the plate after spending the majority of her rookie season slapping...She posted a .213 average with four doubles, three triples, four home runs and 20 RBIs...Registered four multi-hit and six multi-RBI efforts as a sophomore...Coerced a pair of walks against #3 Arizona in her first career Women's College World Series action as UT rolled past the `Cats, 9-0 (5 inn.)...Reached on an error, walked and scored twice during UT's 5-0 rout of #2 Michigan (5/27) in NCAA Super Regional action...Pulled off a perfect squeeze bunt to knock in a run versus Ball State (5/21) and doubled in a tally versus Virginia (5/22) in NCAA Knoxville Regional play...Blasted her first HR since Feb. 25th during the 6-5 win over #11 LSU (5/8) as her two-run bomb traveled directly over the top of the fair pole in left...Reached base twice in the doubleheader opener at #4 Alabama, via walk and hit by pitch...Singled to deep short during the second inning of UT's 4-3 upset of #4 Florida (4/23)...Knocked in a run on a base hit down the left field line in the opening frame of UT's 10-0 (6 inn.) blowout of Tennessee Tech (4/20)...Tripled in three Lady Vols during the first inning of Tennessee's 14-0 (5 inn.) rout of Western Carolina (4/8)...Reached on an error in the 10th inning and later scored the winning run on Kat Dotson's walk-off single to down Kentucky (3/23), 4-3 (10 inn.)...Registered her second three-bagger of both the season and the week during Tennessee's 10-6 loss to #6 Georgia (3/20)...Tripled while going 2-for-2 in the 10-0 (5 inn.) win over Austin Peay (3/17)...Posted an infield base knock in a pair of wins over Campbell (3/13-14)...Singled twice in three at-bats during the 10-4 series finale victory at Mississippi State (3/10)...Put together a four-game hitting streak from Feb. 21 through Feb. 25 (St. Mary's, New Mexico State, Pacific and #10 Stanford)...Hammered single HR's against St. Mary's (2/21) and #10 Stanford (2/25)...Blasted her first career HR, a three-run shot versus Bradley (2/20)...Went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs in the win over Weber State (2/20).

AS A FRESHMAN (2009):

Held down the starting shortstop spot for the Lady Vols throughout all 59 contests during her freshman campaign clad in the Orange & White...The Tumwater, Wash., native hit .299 overall with 44 hits, 22 runs scored, three doubles, three triples, seven RBIs and eight stolen bases...Andrews recorded 11 multi-hit games during the 2009 campaign, posted a pair of five-game hitting streaks and then a career-long, eight-game skein that stretched from April 10-22...In her first NCAA Regional action, Andrews singled twice, scored a run and swiped a base in a 4-3 victory over James Madison (5/15)...Recorded a perfect 3-for-3 day at the plate with a double and triple in a loss at Ole Miss (4/18) and hit .625 (5-for-8) during the three-game series with Auburn (4/10-11)...In a doubleheader versus AU on April 11th, she tripled and scored the winning run in the 11th inning of a marathon, 2-1 (11-inn.) victory and then plated the deciding tally on a Nicole Kajitani walk-off three-bagger in the second match-up of the DH as UT rallied from a one-run deficit to a 3-2 win and a series sweep...Scored twice and recorded a pair of base hits, including one that christened a six-run explosion in the second inning, as UT dug out of a 4-0 hole to a 9-4 win versus Villanova (2/15)...Went 2-for-3 with her initial career triple and a RBI in a 6-1 triumph over Texas-Arlington (2/13)...Picked up her first collegiate hit, RBI and double on a shot up the middle during the second inning of an 11-3 (6 inn.) victory over Utah State (2/6) at the BYU Red Desert Classic in St. George, Utah.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Andrews ventured to Tennessee as only the second Lady Vol softball player to hail from the state of Washington...An impressive student in the classroom with numerous academic awards such as the Pac 9 honor for maintaining a 3.8 or higher GPA, it's on both the softball diamond and the basketball hardwood that she made her name truly known...Andrews was tabbed as a 2008 EA Sports All-American and the 2008 Tacoma News Tribune Female Athlete of the Year while being chosen as a 2A all-state infielder by the Washington State Sports Writers...The Tumwater, Wash., product helped guide her Tumwater H.S. team to the 2006 Washington State, District and Pac 9 League Championships with a 26-1 overall record and 16-0 conference mark...For her efforts in both 2006 and 2007, the Washington State Sports Writers tabbed Andrews as All-State 3A & 2A First-Team...During her junior season in 2007, Andrews hit .524 with a .655 on-base percentage while going 15-for-15 on stolen bases...The Tacoma News Tribune selected her First-Team All-Area (2005, 2006), and The Daily Olympian chose her to its All-Area Fastpitch Team (2005, 2006)...Andrews has been timed at 2.69 seconds to first base and at 11.30 from home-to-home...In ASA Gold ball with the Washington LadyHawks, she helped guide the squad to a first-place finish at the 2003 ASA State Championship and fifth at the 2003 ASA Western Nationals...On the basketball court, she proved equally adept by being selected by The Daily Olympian as its 2007 Player of the Year as well as All-Area after helping her squad to 2nd-place at the Washington State 2A Championships ('07)...League coaches chose Andrews as their Most Valuable Player of the Evergreen Conference in 2007, while the Tacoma News Tribune tabbed her as All-Area Second-Team on the hardwood...She was recognized as one of the "Magnificent Seven" by the Seattle Times at the 2006 Washington State 3A Tournament...Posted game highs of 26 points, 10 assists and 11 steals in basketball...Amazingly, from 1998-2002 Andrews twice won and placed in the top three four total times in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Team Championship covering the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Montana.

PERSONAL

Majoring in psychology...Chose Tennessee from a list of schools that included Stanford, Oregon State and Washington...Has one sister, Amanda, 20, and one brother, Noah, 12...Ashley Elizabeth Andrews was born February 18, 1990, in Lacey, Wash....Her parents are Glenn and Kim Andrews.

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