5 Ashley Valentine
5 Ashley Valentine
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Friendship, Md.
High School: Annapolis Area Christian School
Position: MIDFIELD

As a Junior in 2008:

Played in 15 games, starting in all but one... Member of the All-NEC Second Team... Finished second on the Bobcats in scoring with 41 points and goals with 33... Second on the team in ground balls with 34 and 24 draw controls ... Had 12 caused turnovers... Scored three goals in the season-opening win over Iona on Feb. 27... Scored eight goals through the first three games of the season... Six games with at least three goals, including four against Long Island on March 28... Recorded five goals and one assist against Wagner on March 30... Scored at least one point in every game she played... Had a season-high six draw controls at Wagner... 12 goals came via the free position shot... Had four ground balls in a game on three separate occasions... Had three goals in the Bobcats NEC Tournament win over Mount St. Mary’s and two goals and an assist against Sacred Heart in the NEC Championship Game.


As a Sophomore in 2007:

Saw action in 13 games, starting in 10... Finished third on the team with 33 points on 21 goals and 12 assists...  Had one game-winning goal... Scored seven free-position goals on 11 attempts...  Second on the team with 19 draw controls... Had 15 caused turnovers...  Named the NEC Player of the Week for the week ending April 2. 

As a Freshman in 2006:
Appeared in eight games...named the NEC Rookie of the Week on Mar. 14...averaged over two points a game with 15 goals and two assists for 17 points...ranked second in the league with 2.62 draw controls per game and second on the team with 21 total draw controls...tied for seventh in the NEC for game-winning goals...scored her first career goal in her first career game and had two in the 10-8 loss at Vermont on Mar. 5...led the team with four goals and five points plus six draw controls (all career highs) vs. Harvard in a 16-15 overtime victory on Mar. 9...career-best three caused turnovers and added a goal in a 12-6 loss vs. Boston College on Mar. 15...tallied her second hat trick vs. Columbia in a 13-11 loss on Mar. 21 and scooped up a career-high five ground balls...scored the game-winner vs. Robert Morris on Mar. 24 in a 16-9 victory and had her third hat trick...matched her career high with three caused turnovers and had her fifth multi-goal game in the 12-11 overtime victory at Mount St. Mary[apos]s on Mar. 31.

Before Quinnipiac:
Most valuable player in lacrosse and named First-Team All-Conference her junior and senior seasons...most valuable player in soccer her junior season and was voted First-Team All-Conference her sophomore and senior seasons in soccer...an All-County pick in soccer her senior year...lacrosse team was league champions all four years of high school...her soccer team was league champs for three seasons.

Daughter of Linda and Scott Valentine...has three siblings, one older and two younger...majoring in physical therapy.