Hometown: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
ASHLEY AT A GLANCE: Smooth outside hitter with a range of shots and fast swings ... Six-rotation player with a great feel for the game ... Forward looking with the ability to find ways to score.
JUNIOR (2012): Named to Sunshine State Conference All-Newcomer Team ... Named to Bash on the Beach All-Tournament Team (Oct. 8) ... Second on team in kills with 243 ... Had career-high 27 kills and hit .490 in five-set win over Nova Southeastern (Oct. 2) ... Recorded double-digit kills in 12 matches ... Had 17 kills in win at No. 7 South Region Rollins (Nov. 2) ... Hit .500 and had 10 kills in win over Southern Indiana (Sept. 1) ... Had 13 kills and 15 digs in five-set win over No. 18 Lewis (Sept. 1) ... Had season-high 18 digs at Palm Beach Atlantic (Oct. 5) ... Had double-digit digs in seven matches.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL (Interamerican University of San German): Played two seasons in 2010-11 ... Had 198 kills, 72 digs, 18 aces, 14 assists, 10 solo blocks in 2011 ... Team finished fourth in league, advancing to semifinals ... had 22 kills, 18 digs and six aces against Sagrado Corazon in semifinals ... Played in nine matches, starting seven as a sophomore ... Had 27 kills and 30 digs against Corazon as sophomore ... 20U team won prestigious Puerto Rico Jeep National Championship in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Had 240 digs, 82 kills, 22 blocks and 27 aces as senior at Academia Discipulos de Cristo ... Named Most Valuable Player at Rosa Bell Tournament ... Was team leader in kills ... Team won four tournaments in 2009 ... Team finished second in league ... Team won La Copa del Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico's signature tournament ... Team won championship of Los Centro Americanos del Caribe in Mexico in her opportunity to represent Puerto Rico.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Raquel Vargas ... Psychology major.