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Ashley Murray

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Player profile

position
Middle Blocker
height
6'2"
year
Redshirt Senior
hometown
Torrance, Calif.
high school
Bishop Montgomery
other college
Long Beach State

ACCOLADES:

  • First Team All-Big West (2016)
  • Big West Player of the Week (Oct. 20, 2016)
  • All-Big West Honorable Mention (2015)
  • Harvard Invitational All-Tournament Team (2015)
  • Big West Freshman of the Year (2014)
  • All-Big West Freshman Team (2014)

SENIOR (2017, LONG BEACH STATE);

Did not play and earned a medical redshirt.

JUNIOR (2016, LONG BEACH STATE):

All-Big West First Team … Named Big West Player of the Week on Oct. 10 … second on the team with 289 kills, 2.47 kills/set and 0.83 blocks/set … recorded 10+ kills in 15 matches … had 14 kills on .393 hitting against Cal on Sep. 2 … played an inspired match vs. No. 25 LMU on Sep. 8, putting down 11 kills on just 19 swings (.526 hitting) to go with a season-high six blocks in the sweep … recorded a season-high eight digs in consecutive matches vs. UCLA (Sep. 14) and San Jose State (Sep. 16) … put down a career-high 17 kills in an Oct. 8 win over No. 12 Hawai’i, taking a career-high 39 swings and hitting .385 in the win … in her next match Oct. 15 at CSUN, hit a season-best .643 (10 kills on 14 swings) to finish off a string of four straight matches with double-digit kills … hit .600 (7 kills on 10 swings) and had a pair of aces in a win at Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 18) … finished the season with a strong performance vs. Denver (Nov. 26), putting up 12 kills on .500 hitting with an ace, five digs, and three blocks (two solo).

SOPHOMORE (2015, LONG BEACH STATE):

All-Big West Honorable Mention … Hit .319 in her sophomore season, averaging 2.67 kills per set and 0.71 blocks per set, ranking second on the team in all three categories … Fourth on the team with 101 sets played in 2015 … Recorded season-high 16 kills vs. St. Mary’s (Aug. 30) … Hit .737 against Harvard (Sep. 5) with 14 kills on 19 swings with no errors … Named to the Harvard Invitational All-Tournament Team … Had 14 kills and six blocks in a win at LMU (Sep. 10) … Suffered an injury vs. UCLA (Sep. 18), playing just one set and missing the next match vs. Oregon State … Played through the injury the rest of the season, recording 13 kills in consecutive matches at UC Irvine and UC Davis (Oct. 29, 31) … Hit .529 at UC Riverside (Nov. 21) with 12 kills … Finished the season with a bang against Denver (Nov. 28), putting down 11 kills on 15 swings with no errors for a .733 attack percentage … Had 16 matches with 10+ kills.

FRESHMAN (2014, LONG BEACH STATE):

Big West Freshman of the Year … All-Big West Freshman Team … led the Beach in blocking with 1.21 blocks per set, which ranked fourth in the conference … hit .342 on the year, which also ranked fourth in the Big West … played in 90 sets during her first season, averaging 1.88 kills per set … made her collegiate debut in the opener with four kills and one block at Illinois on Aug. 29 … hit .846 with 11 kills on 13 swings against Campbell on Sep. 5 – the fifth best percentage with 10-19 attempts in Beach history … jumped into the record books with 10 block assists and 11 total blocks against San Francisco on Sep. 6 while also hitting .450 with 11 kills … had seven kills and five total blocks in a five-set match against Oregon State on Sep. 20 … had nine kills and four blocks in the Big West opener at UC Irvine on Sep. 26 … helped the Beach to a five-set win over Hawaii on Oct. 11 with nine kills and nine blocks … had her second of five error-less matches with five kills on nine swings while tallying nine blocks at UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 17 … tallied 10 kills with a .333 hitting percentage while coming up with three solo blocks and five total at Cal Poly on Oct. 18 … hit .455 with 12 kills to go along with six total (three solo) blocks at CSUN on Nov. 1 … hit .533 with nine kills and four blocks against Cal Poly on Nov. 14 … began string of three errorless matches with six kills on 13 swings at UC Davis on Nov. 20 to go along with seven blocks … hit .500 with six kills and three blocks at UC Riverside on Nov. 22 … hit .500 again with seven kills on 14 swings and seven more blocks against UC Irvine on Nov. 26 … hit .500 with seven kills on 12 swings in the regular season finale against Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 29 … had two kills and a solo block in the NCAA First Round against San Diego while having three kills and one block in the Second Round against UCLA.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Named All-League first team following her senior season … named as a “Senior Ace” on Prepvolleyball.com’s annual list … also named to the Daily Breeze’s All-Area second team … helped her team reach the second round of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs … helped Bishop Montgomery to the CIF-SS semifinals as a junior … also a first team All-League selection as a freshman and sophomore.

PERSONAL:

Played club with the Sunshine Volleyball Club … her father, Lamond Murray, was a basketball star at Cal and went on to play in the NBA for 11 seasons … her brother, Lamond Murray, Jr., played basketball at Pepperdine … she graduate Summa Cum Laude from Bishop Montgomery … born in Los Angeles to Lamond and Carmen … majoring in consumer affairs.