Ashley Barker

#5 Ashley Barker

Pos. IF
Ht. 5-5
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Coal Valley, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Moline

2019: Appeared in 28 games as a sophomore, making 13 starts ... hit .146 (6-for-41) with four runs scored and four walks ... registered a double and scored a run in March 1 win over Wagner which was suspended and finished March 3 ... had strong performance in Valpo's win over Indiana State April 20, going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored ... picked up a pair of hits and scored a run May 4 against Illinois State.

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.