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- Ashley Johnson
Ashley  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Starke, Fla.

High School:
Bradford County HS

Position:
C

Experience:
3L



AS A SENIOR (2016)

-Started all 59 games behind the plate for the Blazers
-Named to the C-USA All-Conference Second Team
-Posted a .247 average with 11 doubles, four home runs and 29 RBIs for a .405 slugging percentage
-Notched eight multi-hit games, while leading the team with nine multi-RBI contests
-Recorded a 10-game hit streak and reached base streak, goof for second and third on the team, respectively
-Threw out 18 base runners to tie for second-most in the conference, while ranking four in pick offs with two
-Closed her career with the second-best fielding percentage in Blazer history (.988) and the fifth-most puts outs (851)
-Went 2-for-2 with three RBIs and a run scored, including knocking her first career triple, against Green Bay (March 5)
-Drove home three RBIs on a home run against Marshall in a extra-innings contest on April 2
-Tied her career-high in hits after going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored at North Texas (May 7)

AS A JUNIOR (2015)
- Appeared in all 51 games in 2015, making 50 starts 
- Recorded a .243 batting average, four home runs and 20 RBI
- Recorded a streak of 13 straight games reaching base safely
- Tied for fourth on the team in home runs and runs scored (24)
- Lifted UAB to a walk-off win in game two against North Texas (March 7) with a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 10th
- Added a single, two walks and two runs scored in game two (March 7)
- Put UAB ahead of Western Illinois (March 1) with the Blazers’ first grand slam of the season
- Had a pair of hits and a pair of runs scored, including the game-winning run scored, in the home opener against Mississippi State (Feb. 24)
- Slugged a three-run home run as part of the 12-run explosion against Harvard (Feb. 21)


AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
- Played in nearly all of UAB's 59 games at catcher
- Drew 57 starts in 58 games played as a sophomore
- Earned the first start of her UAB career in the Blazers' season-opener in Mobile
- Launched the first home run of her career at Southern Miss and finished the year with three to go along with 14 RBI
- Had three two-RBI games on the year
- Gunned down ECU's Shelby Johnson in the C-USA opener to end her streak of 17-consecutive stolen bases
- Drew 26 walks, hit .235 and finished with a .991 fielding percentage in her first full season as a Blazer

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
- Made her collegiate debut on Feb. 7 against Hawaii
- Recorded her first collegiate hit and RBI in UAB's 11-1 win over Alabama State on March 19
- Finished the season perfect from the field with 12 putouts and a fielding percentage of 1.000
- Batted .250 as a freshman in 12 at-bats with three hits and three runs scored
- Finished the season with one double, one RBI and two walks

HIGH SCHOOL
- Attended Bradford County High in Starke, Fla.
- Named to second team all-state in 2011
- Held the single-season HR and RBI records for her high school
- Named to Gainesville Sun first-team all-area
- 2011 Offensive MVP in Kissimmee Classic
- Tied high school record for most doubles her junior year
- 2010 Miracle Sports 3A 2ndTeam All-State
- 2010 Florida Times Union First Coast All Area 3rdTeam
- 2009 Gainesville Sun All Area First Team
- 2009 First Coast All Area Honorable Mention
- 2009 Gainesville Sun All Area Honorable Mention for volleyball
- Also played volleyball, basketball, and golf in high school, and a was a member of the Bradford County High student government.

PERSONAL
- Full name is Ashley Elizabeth Johnson
- Born June 27, 1994
- Daughter of Chuck and Terri Johnson
- Majoring in communication management