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Ashley Eason
Ashley Eason

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tn.

High School:
Ridgeway

Height:
5-5

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
04/05/1984

Experience:
3L

2004 Junior Season: Started every game for the Tigers in the backfield...Named team Unsung Hero...Helped lead Auburn to eight shutouts during the season...Strong on the back line and helping to hold opponents to an SEC-low 15 goals on the year.

2003 Sophomore Season: Started all 21 games at defender for the Tigers...Helped lead the defense to a school-record 12 shutouts in 2003...Vital to the Auburn defense which allowed just 15 goals on the season...Came up big when the Tigers moved to a three-back set on defense.

2002 Freshman Season: Awarded Freshman All-America Third Team honors by Soccer Buzz...Started all 22 games for the Tigers on defense and assisted on two goals...Helped lead the team's defense, which allowed a record low 118 shots...Named Auburn's Rookie of the Year.

High School: Graduated from Ridgeway High School in Memphis, Tenn....Member of Lady Express 2000 club team...Memphis Futbol Club state champions in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999...Member of the Under-16 National team in 2000...Member of Ridgeway's Tennessee State Champion team in 1998, 1999 and 2000...MVP of the state championship in 1999...Named Offensive Player of the Year in 1998, 1999 and 2000.

Personal: Daughter of Fred and Karine Eason....Born Ashley Marie Eason on April 5, 1984...Has three siblings Amy (13), Emily (11) and Briley (7)...Majoring in human development and family studies...Uncle Tim Borchy played football at Memphis...Likes to knit and hang out with her friends...The best advice she has received came from teammate Jac Schwarz: "Be yourself and let go of the things you cannot change." and former teammate Chrissy Culver: "Things don't have to be perfect. It is okay to make mistakes."

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