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Ashley Holcombe
Ashley Holcombe

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

Position:
Graduate Assistant

Experience:
1st Season

Alma Mater:
Alabama, 2009



Career Stats

2009 (SENIOR): Played in 62 games and made 60 starts behind the dish ... named a ESPN.com All-American ... was a candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... was named to the SEC All-Defensive team ... was named to the SEC All-Tournament team ... named to the NFCA All-District team ... batted .296 with eight home runs and 50 RBI on the season ... during conference play batted .375 with four home runs and 22 RBI ... her .375 batting average and 22 RBI ranked second on the team ... led the Southeastern Conference by an impressive margin with 10 pickoffs from behind the plate ... was second on the team with 50 RBI ... her eight home runs and 50 RBI were career bests for the senior ... drove in two RBI against Oregon at the Cathedral City Classic on Feb. 19 ... collected a hit in every game of the Mississippi series, including her first home run of the season on March 21 ...drove in two runs against Troy on April 1 ... drove in two runs on the strength of her second home run of the season against No. 6 Georgia on April 4 ... batted 2-for-3 with two RBI against South Carolina on April 10 ... collected two hits against South Carolina in the night cap of the doubleheader against the Gamecocks ... tallied a hit in all three games against South Carolina ... batted .667 (6-for-9) with a home run and eight RBI in the three game series against Arkansas ... batted 3-for-4 in the series opener with three RBI and two runs, including a home run ... followed that up with two hits and a career-high four RBI in the second game against Arkansas on April 18 ... batted 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI against No. 20 Georgia Tech on April 22 ... followed that up in game two with a home run and three RBI in game two ... drove in two runs in the series opener against Auburn on April 25 ... tallied two hits, scored two runs and stole two bases against Auburn on April 26 ... scored a run and knocked in a run against No. 15 Tennessee in the series opener ... hit a home run and drove in three runs at No. 15 Tennessee on May 2 ... hit a home run and drove in two in the opening game of the SEC Tournament against Arkansas on May 7 ... batted .333 with a team-leading two home runs and six RBI at the Tuscaloosa Regional ... hit a home run, drove in two and scored twice in the regional opener against Mississippi Valley State on May 15 ... collected two hits including a home run while driving in four against Texas on May 16 ... tallied two RBI against Jacksonville State on May 22 to open the Tuscaloosa Super Regional ... tied for the team lead in RBI at the Women's College World Series with four ... drove in two in a NCAA record breaking win against Arizona on May 30 at the WCWS ... batted 1-for-3 with two RBI against Florida on May 31 at the WCWS.

2008 (JUNIOR): Holcombe earned second-team NFCA All-South Region honors as well as second-team All-SEC accolades ... also named to the SEDC All-Defensive team ... started 65 games behind the dish in 2008 as she captained the Crimson Tide defense and pitching staff ... set the Alabama single-season record by picking off eight runners ... gunned down 7-of-20 base stealers ... posted a .988 overall fielding percentage and was even better in SEC play with a 1.000 fielding percentage in 209 chances ... hit a career-best .294 with 13 doubles, seven home runs and 25 RBI ... reached base at a .412 clip while slugging .503 ... swiped seven bases in 10 attempts ... recorded 12 multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games ... hit in a career-best 14 games from March 22 against Kentucky until April 19 vs. South Carolina ... hit 315 during SEC play with five doubles, four home runs and 123 RBI with a .548 slugging percentage ... went 5 for 12 with three runs scored, two RBI and four doubles ... had two doubles against New Mexico on Feb. 15 and two more doubles vs. Middle Tennessee on Feb. 16 ... garnered Hampton Inn Crimson Classic All-Tournament Team for her play ... scored five runs at the Golden Panther Invitational in Miami and went 2 for 2 with a double and a run scored vs. UConn on Feb. 24 ... was 3 for 3 with a home run and two RBI at UAB on March 7 ... was 3 for 3 with a home run, double and three RBI in the nightcap of a doubleheader with Florida on March 12 ... drove in two runs at Kentucky on March 21 and then drew four walks and had a RBI on March 25 vs. UAB ... connected for a solo home run in the fifth inning of the second game vs. Ole Miss to complete an 8-0 run-rule of the Rebels ... Holcombe was 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored at Samford on April 4 ... hit .444 (4 for 9) in a sweep of No. 10 LSU, including a 2-for-3 performance in game two of the series ... had a career-long 14-game hitting streak snapped in the first game of the South Carolina series ... broke out of an 0-for-17 slump in the second game of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional, going 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBI ... Holcombe followed that up with another home run in the championship game vs. Jacksonville State on May 17 ... picked off her seventh runner of the season against Missouri on May 24 ... went 2 for 2 with two walks and a run scored in the Crimson Tide's win over two-time defending national champion Arizona in the second game of the Women's College World Series ... finished NCAA Tournament play with a .238 batting average.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Holcombe turned in an outstanding sophomore season with a .274 overall batting average while showcasing her defensive skills by throwing out seven base runners and picking off a SEC-best four more ... started 58 of 65 games ... had four doubles, six home runs and 29 RBI ... drew 19 walks and struck out just 15 times in 135 at bats ... finished the season with hits in each of her final six games and nine of the final 10 contests, including four multiple-hit games ... hit .283 in SEC play with four home runs - vs. LSU, Georgia, Auburn and Ole Miss - and 17 RBI while slugging .517 ... was 4-for-5 with a walk in two NCAA Seattle Super Regional games against Washington ... went 3 for 7 with three runs, three RBI and one double vs. Tennessee Tech in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... in the series finale against Georgia (April 1) she hit a solo home run and drew a career-high three walks ... was 2 for 3 at No. 2 Tennessee on May 6 ... collected two hits in three at bats with two RBI at Ole Miss on April 22 ... was 2 for 4 in the backend of a doubleheader with South Carolina on March 17 ... earned BAMA BASH! All-Tournament Team honors ... matched a career high with three RBI against Oklahoma State in the Century-Tel Softball Classic ... finished tied for sixth in the SEC with 10 sacrifice hits.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Holcombe earned second-team All-SEC honors as a freshman after posting a .313 batting average during league play with five doubles, two home runs and eight RBI ... batted .242 overall on the season with 10 doubles and three home runs ... handled the pitching staff well and threw out eight base runners and picked off four ... doubled in collegiate debut against Marshall on Feb. 10 ... collected her first RBI against Mississippi Valley State on Feb. 11 ... went 2-for-3 with one run scored, three RBI and two stolen bases vs. Florida Atlantic (2/18) and followed that with a 2 for 4 game with a run scored on Feb. 19 ... recorded first career home run with two-run shot vs. Florida on March 7 ... scored season-high two runs against the Gators ... hit two-run home run at Kentucky (4/2) and solo home run vs. Troy (4/11 ) ... was 2 for 2 at Auburn on April 25 in the second game of a doubleheader ... collected a hit and a RBI against Georgia Tech in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... ripped a two-run double in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Super Regional vs. Stanford on May 27 ... had eight multi-hit games and .360 average (9 of 25) when leading off inning ...

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Holcombe was a four-time All-State selection at Fayette County High School, including three first-team selections ... selected to Georgia's South All-Star Team and started at catcher in the All-Star game ... helped lead club team to 5th place finish at 18u "Gold" Nationals (2004) ... ... 2004 first-team All-State honoree ... was the team MVP as a junior in 2003, earning All-State honors ... helped lead club team to ninth place finish at 16u "A" ASA Nationals (2003) ... named Best Defensive Player (2002) and was a first-team All-State selection ... led Fayette County High School team to GHSA 5A State Championship in 2002 ... second-team All-State (2001) ... Ashley is the daughter of Wayne and Vickey Holcombe ... began playing softball at age 4 ... has older brother Chad, an older sister Kelly and a younger brother Justin ... brother, Chad, played football at Jacksonville State ... mother, Vickey, was a gymnast at Georgia College ... born February 20, 1987 in Riverdale, Ga.

     
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