Former Player Continues to Represent Her Alma Mater On and Off the Court
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.
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.
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