AWARDS & ACCOLADES
2013-14 Preseason All-Sun Belt Second Team
2013-14 College Sports Madness Preseason All-Sun Belt Second Team
2012-13 All-Sun Belt Third Team
Sun Belt Player of the Week (March 4, 2013)
LSWA Player of the Week (March 4, 2013)
LSWA Player of the Week (Jan. 28, 2013)
Had a breakout season during her junior year, starting all 31 games and leading the Warhawks in both scoring (12.2 ppg) and rebounding (8.2 rpg)... Recorded 10 double-doubles on the season, nine of which came during conference play... Turned in a stellar performance in the regular season finale against UL-Lafayette, scoring a career-high 27 points on 10-of-11 shooting to go along with 14 rebounds and a pair of blocks (March 2)... Reached double figures in 13 straight contests during the middle of the year and in 18 of the final 21 games... Named to the All-Sun Belt Third Team following the season... Finished fifth in the conference in total rebounding and shooting percentage (.502).
Appeared in 29 games and made two starts while averaging 16.2 minutes per game... played a season-high 26 minutes at Arkansas State... averaged 6.2 points and 4.0 rebounds per game... scored a season-high 17 points at Texas Tech and finished the season with eight double-digit scoring performances... grabbed a season-high eight rebounds on three occasions.
Appeared in 20 contests as a reserve forward... 2.1 rebounds per game led all ULM freshmen... connected on 17-of-38 attempts from the floor (.447 percent) to lead all newcomers in field goal percentage... set career-highs in minutes played (16), points (10), and rebounds (6) in a season-opening win over New Orleans (Nov. 12 ... chipped in four points and six boards in a home victory over Arkansas-Monticello (Dec. 11)... tallied at least one point in 14 games, including eight Sun Belt Conference games.
Averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds as a senior for Hawkins HS... Texas 20-A All-District team Most Valuable Player... All-East Texas First Team... TABC All-State selection... TABC All-Region... TGCA All-State... TGCA All-Region... four-year starter... team captain... coached by Quiana Rutherford... lettered four times in track... TGCA All-State selection... Texas 1A state champion in the 200-meter dash... state medalist in the triple jump... state qualifier in the long jump... 1A state champion in the 400-meter dash as junior... coached by Sarah Deller... Academic All-State.
Full name is Ashleigh Faith Simmons... born October 8, 1992, in Irving, Texas... daughter of Edwin and Stephanie Simmons... majoring in Mathematics.