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#41 - Ashley Varner
2008-09 Women's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6'1"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
South Bend, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Washington
Ashley Varner

2010-2011: Sat out the season with an ACL injury ... granted a redshirt season ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2009-2010: Appeared in all 30 games as a junior, making 27 starts ... averaged 7.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game ... named Horizon League Player of the Week on Dec. 28 after scoring a career-high 23 points and grabbing seven rebounds against Cincinnati (Dec. 21) ... pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds against Colorado State on Nov. 22 ... posted double figure scoring efforts in nine games ... had seven or more rebounds on nine occasions ... made 9-of-19 shots from the floor at Cincinnati, including 5-of-9 from three-point range ... blocked three shots three times ... had three assists against Auburn (Dec. 28) ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2008-2009: Played in 29 games for the Crusaders as a sophomore, drawing 10 starts ... scored a career-high 14 points while grabbing eight rebounds in the win against Youngstown State on Jan. 3 ... tallied eight points against La Salle (Dec. 29) in the Christmas City Classic ... pulled down a career-high nine rebounds versus North Florida in the Christmas City Classic on Dec. 30... had eight games with five or more rebounds ... dished out a career-best three assists at Wright State (Jan. 8) ... named U.S. Army Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Jan. 8 ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2007-2008: Saw action in 25 games as a freshman for the Crusaders, making four starting assignments ... drew a start in collegiate debut on Nov. 9 at Bowling Green ... scored a season-high six points at Cincinnati (Nov. 16) and at Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinal (March 12) ... saw 22 minutes of action in the Cincinnati game ... grabbed a season-high eight rebounds, including six on the offensive end, against Central Connecticut State on Nov. 24 ... had six boards against Eastern Kentucky (Nov. 23) and Detroit (Feb. 21) ... dished out two assists at Purdue on Nov. 12 ... had two steals at Youngstown State on Mar. 1 ... made all three field goal attempts at Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tournament ... shot 80.0% (16-of-20) from the free throw line on the season.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Panthers ... led Washington to the 2007 state championship in Indiana after earning a state runner-up finish as a junior ... an Indiana All-Star ... twice named First Team All-Northern Indiana Conference ... named to the All-Metro Team in 2005-2006 ... led Panthers to four sectional titles and three Northern Indiana Conference crowns ... a McDonald’s All-American nominee ... named Burger King Athlete of the Week and South Bend Tribune Athlete of the Week as a senior ... a member of the All-Hall of Fame Tournament Team ... invited to the Top-100 and the Top-40 workouts ... a North-South All-Star ... led team to a 28-1 record as a senior and a 25-2 mark as a junior ... a member of National Honor Society ... also lettered in volleyball ... played basketball for coach Marilyn Coddens.

Personal: Ashley is the daughter of Bill Varner and Anne Varner ... born April 25, 1989 ... earned bachelor’s degree in psychology ... working on master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling.

Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo