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 Ashleigh Simmons

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)

2012-13 (JUNIOR)
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).

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE)
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.

2010-11 (FRESHMAN)
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.

Position: Director of Operations
Hometown: Hawkins, Texas
High School: Hawkins HS