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#10 - Alicia Ashburn
2007-08 Softball
Mishawaka, Ind.
Alicia Ashburn

2007: Started all 42 games she appeared in as a junior, 41 at second base ... finished second on team in home runs (4) and walks (13) ... moved into fifth in Crusader history with nine career round-trippers ... kicked off season March 4 against Detroit with 2-for-3 effort with two runs scored ... drove in three runs March 6 vs. Sacred Heart ... drew three walks March 12 at Gardner-Webb ... hit game-winning home run in seventh inning against UMKC March 24 ... went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs in win over Purdue April 18 ... had four multi-hit games in her final 10 games ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

2006: Played in 50 games, starting 44 games at second base and two in left field ... led Crusaders with five home runs, the fourth-most round-trippers in a single season in school history ... scored 19 runs on the year, tied for second on the team ... registered seven multi-hit games on the season ... hit first career homer March 7 vs. Holy Cross, recording two RBIs ... went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs March 24 at Southern Utah ... scored two runs March 25 against the Thunderbirds ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... an NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

2005: Appeared in 49 games and made 46 starts as a freshman, all at second base ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... laid down a team-high 11 sacrifice bunts ... picked up first career hit, drove in first career run, stole first career base and scored first career run March 25 at Centenary in first game of a doubleheader ... enjoyed a season-long five-game hitting streak April 2-5, going 5-for-13 (.385) and driving in two runs ... recorded only two-hit game of the season April 15 against Southern Utah, helping the Crusaders to a victory.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Cavemen ... earned Second Team All-Northern Indiana Conference honors as a junior after picking up Honorable Mention recognition as a sophomore ... garnered Honorable Mention Academic All-State recognition as a junior ... holds school records for most single-season triples (8) and career triples (16) ... member of National Honor Society ... also lettered in volleyball ... named First Team All-Conference as a setter following her senior year.

Personal: Alicia is the daughter of Bob and Annette Ashburn ... majors are English and secondary education ... born May 24, 1986.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler