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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 12
2:00 PM
Utah
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 12
7:00 PM
Kentucky
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
1:30 PM
BYU
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
4:00 PM
California
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 14
11:00 AM
Georgia State
Tempe, Ariz. (Farrington Stadium)
February 19
4:00 PM
Utah Valley
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 19
8:30 PM
Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
1:00 PM
Cal Poly
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
6:00 PM
UCLA
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 21
12:00 PM
George Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 26
1:15 PM
East Carolina
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 26
3:30 PM
UCF
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 27
1:15 PM
North Florida
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 27
3:30 PM
Bryant University
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 28
10:00 AM
Penn State
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
1:15 PM
Stony Brook
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 5
6:00 PM
Florida Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 6
10:00 AM
Stony Brook
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 6
12:15 PM
Ball State
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 9
5:00 PM
Florida International
Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field at FIU Stadium)
March 9
7:00 PM
Florida International
Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field at FIU Stadium)
March 12
1:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 12
3:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 13
12:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 17
5:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 22
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 23
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
2:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 25
4:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 30
5:00 PM
IPFW
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 2
1:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 2
3:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 3
12:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
5:00 PM
DePaul
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
3:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 10
12:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 16
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 16
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 17
1:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 20
6:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 24
3:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 24
5:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 25
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 27
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
1:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
3:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 1
12:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
3:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 8
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship Quarterfinals
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship Semifinals
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 14
TBA
ACC Championship Final
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 20
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 21
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 22
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 26
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
May 27
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
May 28
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
May 29
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
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
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 5
TBA
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)
June 8
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)

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