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Ashley Robert


Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Redshirt Junior
McKinney, Texas
high school


Year Overall Tournament Dual
2019 3-2 1-1 2-1
2020 2-0 0-0 2-0
Total 5-2 (.714) 1-1 (.500) 4-1 (.800)


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2019)

SENIOR (2021):

Played in one exhibition match during the 2021 season.

JUNIOR (2020):

Competed in two matched on court five and two in the exhibition match…earned wins on court five against Tampa (21-14, 21-15) and No. 17 South Carolina (17-21, 21-14, 15-13)… her two exhibition matches came against ULM and No. 10 Grand Canyon, both resulting in straight-set wins.

SOPHOMRE (2019):

Played in her first three career dual matches, going 2-1… won in straight sets on court four with Lexi McKeown against Tampa… went 1-1 with Avery Poppinga taking down Austin Peay on court five.


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018)

FRESHMAN (2018):

Played in exhibition matches with three difference partners during the regular season, picking up back-to-back wins to finish the season with partner Avery Poppinga.


On the beach circuit, Robert was a two-time USA Beach Junior National Champion in 2011 (12U) and 2012 (14U). In 2014 she captured the NVL/ROX Junior World Championship in the 16U division, and earned a fifth-place finish in the 14U USA Beach Junior Nationals in 2013 and a seventh-place finish at the 16U BVCA Junior National Championships in 2014.

Robert’s advanced skill set allowed her to participate in the 18U division in 2015 where she placed third at the NVL/ROX Junior World Championships, fifth at the BVCA Junior National Championship and ninth at the AAU Beach West Coast Junior Olympics.

Robert played a key role in her team making three trips to the USA Beach High Performance National Championship, held in Hermosa Beach, California. After placing 13th in the U17 Gold Bracket in 2013 they returned to grab third in the U17 Gold Bracket in 2014 and third in the U19 Bronze Division in 2015.

She was a four-year starter at libero for her McKinney High School squad, setting the record for most career digs. A three-time All-District honoree (2014-16), Robert led her team to the regional quarterfinals in 2013 and followed that with a series of appearances as All-Area finalist in each of the next two seasons.

Robert closed the freshman season of her prep career by being recognized as All-Area Dallas Fort Worth Newcomer of the Year, a top three selection for Texas State Finalist for Newcomer of the Year, top 25 National Finalist for Newcomer of the Year and Frosh 59 top Freshman in the nation by She followed by being named 2014 Defensive Gym Dandies (sixth team) and 2015 Defensive Gym Dandies (honorable mention).


  • Was in the top 10% of her class all four years of high school.
  • Won All-Area Dallas-Fort Worth “Newcomer of the Year.”
  • Two-time Defensive Gym Dandies honors — 6th team in 2016 and honorable mention in 2015.
  • Three-time All-District honoree (2014-16).
  • Set school record for career digs at McKinney High School.
  • Two-time USA Beach Junior National Champion in 2011 (12U) and 2012 (14U).
  • 2014 NVL/ROX Junior World Champion (16U).


Born on October 18, 1998 … Daughter of Kathy and Bob Robert … Has two brothers, Chris and Nick… Majoring in Nursing.