Ashley Barker

#5 Ashley Barker

Pos. IF
B/T R/R
Ht. 5-5
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Coal Valley, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Moline

2018: Saw action in four games as a pinch-hitter as a freshman ... debuted April 28 against Bradley ... picked up first career base hit May 5 in nightcap at Illinois State.

Prep: A First Team All-Conference shortstop for the Maroons as a sophomore in 2015 ...  led team in home runs and doubles while helping the squad capture the conference championship ... named Defensive Player of the Year by the Rock Island Dispatch-Argus ... played travel ball most recently for Nationals Fastpitch (2015-2017) ... also played travel for the Beverly Bandits (2013-2015) and the Quad City Firebirds (2009-2013) ... helped her Bandits team to PGF nationals in 2014, while during her time with the Firebirds, they captured a USSSA national title and multiple state titles ... member of National Honor Society ... class valedictorian.

Personal: Daughter of Greg Barker and Audie Barker ... major is biomedical engineering.