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Will be counted upon to help anchor the Irish outfield ... an incredible athlete with the flash and flair to make huge plays ... has a rocket arm with good accuracy ... her speed and athleticism make her a threat in the field and on the bases ... quick and sharp reflexes.

As a Freshman (2007): Came off the bench to become a steady contributor in the outfield ... scored the game-winning run as a pinch runner against Auburn (Feb. 16) ... stole the first base of her career at Auburn (Feb. 16) ... first career at bat came against Alabama-Birmingham (Feb. 17) ... picked up a stolen base against Tulsa (Feb. 17) ... earned the first start of her career in right field against Ole Miss (Feb. 25) ... started in center for the first time against Virginia (March 2) ... also picked up the first hit and walk of her career against the Cavaliers, while drawing a walk ... pinch ran against both Eastern Kentucky and No. 12 UCLA in the Long Beach Invitational on March 11 ... came in as a defensive replacement and batted against No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette (March 16) ... hit a single up the middle as a pinch hitter against Seton Hall (March 25) ... started against Toledo (March 29) ... got the starting nod and recorded a single, walk and one RBI against Pittsburgh (March 31) ... the RBI was the first of her career ... scored a run as a pinch runner in the first game of the doubleheader against Providence (April 14) ... came in as a defensive replacement and pinch ran in the twinbill with Western Michigan (April 17) ... pinch hit against Ball State (April 18) ... made a pinch-running appearance against Valparaiso (April 19) then again versus South Florida (April 22) ... notched a hit, scored once and bodied a pitch to get a free base in a matchup with Loyola-Chicago (May 1) ... drove in one run and scored against Rutgers (May 5) ... tacked on a run in a pinch-running effort during the NCAA Tournament contest with Wright State (May 19).

The Ellis File: Four-year letterwinner in softball and volleyball at Bledsoe County (Pikeville, Tenn.) ... served as team captain in each of those sports during both her junior and senior seasons ... named team MVP in each of her last two seasons in both volleyball and softball ... an all-state selection after sophomore and junior seasons in softball and as a junior in volleyball ... first player from Bledsoe County to be an named all-state performer in two sports ... also the first softball player from her high school to play Division I collegiate softball ... was named high school's best offensive player as a junior and senior and the outfielder of the year during her senior season in softball ... also earned a letter in cross country as a freshman ... hit .510 in 2005 with four doubles, eight triples and nine home runs ... helped the Chattanooga Eagles win the 2005 Music City Hits Tournament and become an ASA regional qualifier ... member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Libby and Phil Ellis ... father played football at South Carolina ... oldest of three children ... has a sister, Shelby, and a brother, Phil ... born Feb. 9, 1988, in Knoxville, Tenn.

Ellis' Career Stats
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OB SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD
2007 .154 29-7 26 6 4 0 0 0 2 4 .154 3 1 8 0 .258 1 1 2-3 8 2 0 1.000
Total .154 29-7 26 6 4 0 0 0 2 4 .154 3 1 8 0 .258 1 1 2-3 8 2 0 1.000

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Ashley Ellis
Ashley  Ellis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pikeville, TN

High School:
Bledsoe County

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outfield

Birthdate:
02/09/1988

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Event Calendar

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February 18
W, 6-4
#11/10 Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
RECAP
February 18
L, 3-2 (8)
#13 Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
RECAP
February 19
L, 9-2
#11/10 Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
RECAP
February 23
L, 4-3
#RV Texas
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 23
L, 8-0 (5)
#20/22 Missouri
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
RECAP
February 24
L, 3-1
#21/19 Arizona State
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
W, 10-7
#11/12 Georgia
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
RECAP
February 25
W, 5-4
#4/5 Oklahoma
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
RECAP
March 4
12:30 PM
Purdue
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 4
5:00 PM
FIU
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
10:00 AM
Chattanooga
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
12:15 PM
Charlotte
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 11
1:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)

ACC Network Extra
March 11
3:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)

ACC Network Extra
March 12
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)

ACC Network Extra
March 14
5:00 PM
Georgia State
Atlanta, Ga. (Heck Softball Complex)
March 15
6:00 PM
Mercer
Macon, Ga. (Sikes Field)
March 17
6:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)

ACC Network Extra
March 18
1:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)

ACC Network Extra
March 19
12:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)

ACC Network Extra
March 22
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
March 24
6:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
March 26
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
March 29
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 1
12:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Ulmer Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 2
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Ulmer Stadium)

ESPNU
April 3
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Ulmer Stadium)

ESPNU
April 5
5:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 7
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 8
3:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 9
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 11
5:30 PM
Detroit Mercy
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 12
6:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 14
4:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 14
6:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 15
1:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 22
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 22
3:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 23
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 25
5:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
April 29
1:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 29
3:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 30
12:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 3
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 5
6:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 6
3:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 7
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 11
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 19
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 20
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NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 21
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NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 25
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May 26
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
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May 27
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
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May 28
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
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June 1
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 2
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 3
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 4
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Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 5
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Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 6
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 7
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)

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