2005: Started 44 of 52 games in the outfield for the Herd...Went 2-for-4 with a run schored against Northwestern State (La.) on Feb. 12...Drove in a run on 3-for-4 hitting against Liberty on March 4...Went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Akron on April 3...Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored at Miami on April 10.
2004: Played in 39 games during her rookie campaign...Made her first career start vs. #24 Southern Illinois in the Herd's season opener on Feb. 6...Had her first career hit vs. Central Florida on Feb. 7...Went 2-for-3 at Ohio on April 15...Went 2-for-3 with a run scored vs. Kent State on May 8...Ended the season with 16 hits, 10 runs, eight stolen bases and a .246 batting average.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Janet Oglesby at Harrison HS...Led team to third place finish in the Georgia State playoffs in 2001...Was an All-County performer in 2001 and 2002...Was a first team All-State selection in 2002...Played for the Atlanta Vipers...Led team to fourth place finish in the International Canada Cup in 2003 and first in the Dynamite Exposure Tournament in 2003 after being runner-up in 2002...Maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school...Also lettered in basketball and track.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ashley Lynn Mitchell...Born on August 13, 1985, in Columbus, Ohio...Daughter of Frank and Cathy Mitchell...Has an older sister, Kristin (24)...Played high school softball with current MU teammates Amanda and Jessica Williams...Majoring in psychology with a minor in history.