Player Profile: Ashley Ward

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Name: Ashley Ward

Grade: 12

Position: Forward

3 fun facts about Ashley

  • She has two teddy bear dogs
  • Her favorite food is mashed potatoes
  • She was born in Illinois

How has your role changed from last year to this year?

“Even though I was captain last year, I have an even greater role as captain this year on the team since I am a senior. I have stepped up a lot more vocally and do more to keep everyone motivated.”

What was the best part about the bonding trip at Camp Henry this past weekend?

“The best part about Camp Henry was the talent show our team did. I won my junior year and this year so I am a two-time champ.”

What improvement have you noticed about your game personally this year?

“This year, I think I have improved on my movement on and off the ball and the way I see the field.”

With the second half of conference play coming up, what’s one goal the team has in mind?

“Coming into the second half of conference [play], our goal is to win out since we have to in order to win conference overall and we will for sure have to beat Northern.”

Do you have a famous quote you go by?

“A champion is defined not by their wins, but by how they can recover when they fall.”- Serena Williams