Ashley Kroh
Ashley Kroh
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Sacred Heart Academy

Height:
5-8

2003-2004... Kroh cemented her place in Marshall history by becoming a NCAA All-American with her doubles partner Jessica Johnson when the duo advanced to the finals of the NCAA Tournament in Athens, Ga., in May of 2004. Kroh and Johnson lost to UCLA 6-4, 6-4, but became the first Marshall Olympic Sports athletes to ever play for a national championship...Kroh compiled a 39-8 overall record in doubles with Johnson, going 24-2 during the spring season and 11-5 in the fall playing the tough competition at the ITA All-American and ITA NCAA Indoor Championship tournaments...defeated opponents in doubles from Clemson, Texas A&M, Denver, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Michigan, California, Florida State, New Mexico, Northwestern, Virginia and South Carolina...finished ranked No. 13 in the ITA final doubles rankings...in singles play, went 25-7 overall and 16-3 from the No. 3 spot for the Herd...posted a 9-1 singles record in the MAC and 11-0 doubles mark in the conference...Kroh was selected as the MAC Player of the Week on March 12, 2004...She was academic All-MAC...named Second Team All-MAC...with 155 combined career victories, Kroh ranks No. 1 all-time at Marshall in career winning percentage with an impressive .807 mark...in position to break several Marshall records in 2005...

2002-2003... named to second team All Mid-American Conference... named MAC player of the week Febuary 11, 2003... played primarily in the fourth singles slot, where she posted a 7-1 record... went undefeated in conference play with a record of 8-0... finished the season with an overall record of 13-6 in singles play... won deciding match against TCU to clinch the victory for Marshall... competed in the number two doubles slot for Marshall... posted a 18-3 record in that position...went undefeated in conference play with a record of 11-0... finished the season with an overall record of 19-4... won seventeen straight doubles matches to end the season, including a NCAA win over South Alabama... posts a 42-0 overall record in Mid-American Conference play for her career... missed most of fall season due to a stress fracture.

2001-2002 ... served as Marshall's number six singles player and teamed with Jessica Johnson to form Marshall's number two doubles team ... earned a national doubles and singles ranking during the year ... compiled a 29-5 record in singles on the year and a 30-7 record for doubles ... posted an impressive record of 17-1 record in the number six singles slot ... went undefeated in conference play for singles with a record of 9-0 ... also had an undefeated record in the number five singles position for the Thundering Herd, going 5-0 on the year ... went 21-2 in doubles in the number two position ... went undefeated in conference play in doubles, posting a perfect 12-0 record during the year ... played in two matches at the number one spot for doubles, winning both matches ... during the fall season, went 7-4 in singles and 5-3 in doubles ... advanced to the finals of the 2002 Yum! Brands/Pepsi-Cola Tennis Championships in Louisville, Kent.

Prep/Juniors ... was a member of the high school All-State team four years...Academic All-State 2 years...Regional Champion in singles senior year...State quarter-finalist in singles senior year...Led team to regional team title and state team runner-up senior year...State doubles champion sophomore year...State runner-up in doubles as an eighth grader for Louisville Collegiate School and as a junior for Sacred Heart Academy...2-time MVP for high school team...Received Sportsmanship award at State Tournament senior year...Named Kentucky Female High School Player of the Year for 2001...Named to Kentucky All-Star team vs. Indiana in KY-IND All-Star series...reached national open (Pennsacola) finals in doubles...Reached quarters in Southern Closed in doubles (as a seed)...Played in Winter Nationals and Easter Bowl...Qualified for both 2001 Clay Courts and Hard Courts, but elected to play ITA summer circuit instead...Reached quarter-finals in Pittsburgh at the Clay Courts...Won a round in Hard Courts at Ohio State and winning back draw doubles at Notre Dame.

Personal ... born May 6, 1983...parents are Joe and Ann Kroh... major is business.