Ashley Awkward
Ashley Awkward

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
White Station

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

Experience:
3L


Junior Season (2005-06)
Appeared in all 31 games, starting 25 ... Averaged 9.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 steals per game ... Ranked second on the team in assists and third in scoring ... Nearly doubled her stats in the four major categories from her sophomore campaign ... Scored in double figures in 16 games ... Opened the season with 18 points, seven assists, five rebounds and five steals in a win over Rice (11-18-05) ... Notched double digits in scoring in five-straight games (Brown-Memphis) ...Scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds in Ole Miss' win over #7/7 Rutgers (12-14-05) ... Scored 15 points and dished three assists to go along with three steals against Miami (12-30-05) on her way to Hurricane Holiday Classic All-Tournament honors ... Turned in 18 points, six rebounds and five assists at Alabama (2-9-06) ... Scored 14 points and added seven rebounds and six assists in a win over Arkansas (2-26-06) ... Posted a career-high eight rebounds to go along with 13 points and eight assists in Ole Miss' SEC Tournament opening win over Arkansas (3-2-06) ... Tossed in a career-high 19 points , five assists and five boards against #3/3 LSU (3-3-06) ... Scored 16 points in Ole Miss' WNIT win over Kansas (3-19-06), including the game-winning basket with 18 seconds left in the contest ... Poured in 14 points against Pittsburgh in the Lady Rebels' season finale.

Sophomore Season (2004-05)
Played in 29 games, earning five starts in her second season ... Averaged 4.5 points and 1.5 rebounds ... Posted a career-high 17 points off-the-bench against Florida (1-23-05) ... Scored her points against the Gators in a dynamic fashion as Awkward came in the game with 16 minutes remaining and connected on 5-of-6 shots from the floor, including all three of her three-point attempts to lead the Lady Rebels to victory ... Posted 10 points and grabbed four rebounds against Louisiana Tech (1-24-04) ... Poured in 13 points, making 5-of-8 from the charity stripe against McNeese State (11-26-04) ... Also collected a career-high six assists against the Cowgirls ... Turned in a 10-point, four-rebound performance against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12-14-04) ... Recorded 11 points in a season-high 28 minutes against Alabama (2-13-05).

Freshman Season (2003-04)
Came off-the-bench to provide a huge lift for the Lady Rebels ... Posted a career-high 11 points, three steals and eight assists in Ole Miss' win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Came in late in the game to will Ole Miss to overtime against Georgia in Oxford ... Instrumental in the Lady Rebels' late come-from-behind win over the Bulldogs ... Notched a career-high six boards against UGA, also posted seven points ... Scored eight points at Chattanooga ... Recorded eight points, and four assists against Kentucky ... Played in 28-of-31 games this season, earning one start against Kentucky.

High School
Missed nearly her whole senior season as she left the team for personal reasons ... Sat out junior season at White Station after transferring from Northside High School following her sophomore year ... Averaged 17.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game as a sophomore ... Ranked as the 15th best point guard and 58th best overall player in the country according to the All-Star Girls Report ... Was chosen to attend the Adidas All-American camp after her junior year, where she was selected to play in the camp All-Star game ... Was rated in several publications as one of the top 10 players in the South Region ... Selected Ole Miss over Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech.

Off The Court
Full name is Ashley Rae Awkward ... Born September 6, 1985 ... Daughter of Chequita Awkward ... Majoring in Exercise Science.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Aug. 25-31)

      Monday, September 1, 2014 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewAug. 25-31, 2014Football- No. 18 Ole Miss opened the 2014 season with a 35-13 win over Boise State in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Atlanta's Georgia Dome.- The Rebels led 7-6 entering the fourth quarter... read more

    • ESPN's Chucky Mullins Documentary to Debut Thursday

      Monday, September 1, 2014 - Football

      The SEC Storied documentary "It's Time," centered on the the inspirational friendship between former Vanderbilt football player Brad Gaines and former Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, will premiere on Tuesday on the Vanderbilt campus and will debut on... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House - Aug. 31

      Sunday, August 31, 2014 - Athletics

      This is a new concept we've created for the Ole Miss Sports Blog that we're calling Observations from the Best Seat in the House. The idea of this weekly feature will be to bring you all some of our observations... read more

    • What They're Saying: Ole Miss-Boise State

      Friday, August 29, 2014 - Football

      The No. 18 Ole Miss football team won the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game defeating Boise State 35-13. The Rebels move into Southeastern Conference next week with a road test at Vanderbilt from Nashville's LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. The... read more

    • 'The New Normal' on Defense

      Friday, August 29, 2014 - Football

      ATLANTA -- Boise State had been the highest scoring team in the nation, averaging 40.2 points per game dating back to the 2000 season.  Highlighted by four interceptions, eight tackles for loss and big hits by several different players, the... read more

    • Second-Half Surge for Rebel Offense

      Friday, August 29, 2014 - Football

      ATLANTA -- After an up-and-down first half, which included a touchdown and three interceptions, senior quarterback Bo Wallace and the Ole Miss offense found their stride in the second half, particularly in the fourth quarter. Leading 7-6 early in the... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Boise State Motivational

      Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss vs Boise State Official Team Motivational '14 from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Three and Out: Keys to Ole Miss-Boise State

      Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Football

      Three areas to watch as Ole Miss opens its 2014 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Boise State from Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Contrast in Experience Boise State has one of the youngest teams in the country with 67 freshmen... read more

    • Volleyball Opens Steven McRoberts Era

      Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Volleyball

      Here are three pieces to keep in mind as we look ahead to the Ole Miss volleyball team's season-opening weekend in Buffalo, New York, starting with Canisius on Friday morning, the first of four matches over three days at the... read more

    • The Season: Ole Miss Football Episode 1

      Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Football

      The Season: Ole Miss Football - Episode 1 (2014) from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Dome, Sweet Dome for Atlanta Area Rebels

      Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Football

      For high school football players in Georgia, all roads lead to the Georgia Dome and the state championships.  For a handful of Rebels, those roads lead home, as Ole Miss opens the 2014 season against Boise State in the Chick-fil-A... read more

    • VIDEO: Forward Together Construction Update

      Monday, August 25, 2014 - Athletics

      read more

    • Relentless is the Word on Defense

      Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Football

      ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy asked each of the 65 coaches from the Power Five conferences to describe their team in one word.  Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's word? Relentless. The same can be said of the Ole Miss defense.  And... read more

    • McCormick, Defense Shine in Win

      Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Soccer

      After playing 110 minutes in a 1-1 draw with Georgia on Friday night, Ole Miss responded with a gutsy 1-0 win over Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. The defense, led by senior goalkeeper Kelly McCormick was the story of the... read more

    • Rebels Battle to Draw on Historic Night

      Friday, August 22, 2014 -

      Big time crowd for @SECNetwork live sports event debut. Record attendance of 1,823 for @OleMissSoccer Let's finish strong.-- Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) August 23, 2014 Ole Miss kicked off the 2014 season in thrilling fashion, rallying to a 1-1 draw with... read more