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Aleshia Ayers
Aleshia  Ayers


Sacramento, Calif.

High School:






Poppe and Ayers named to BIG EAST Honor Roll

Kate Poppe and Aleshia Ayers were recognized by the conference for their performances this past weekend.


Wildcats Fall to Notre Dame, 9-3, in Series Finale

Fujii hits first home run of season to account for all three Villanova runs


First Inning Scores Lift Wildcats Over Toledo

Villanova wins first game at USF.


Softball Finishes Strong at FGCU Tournament

Villanova secures 5-0 win over Michigan State in sixth inning surge.


Poppe Strikes Out 15 in One-Hit Shutout

Freshman Kate Poppe's 15 strikeouts hold off Albany to give `Cats first win of the season.


Softball vs. Seton Hall

Villanova hosts Seton Hall for an Easter Monday doubleheader

2016: First Team All-BIG EAST... Finished the season with a team high batting average of .370... Appeared in 44 games, starting 35... Drove in 19 runs on one home run, 37 hits, seven doubles, and 19 runs in 100 at bats... Had a perfect fielding percentage of 1.000 on the year. 

Finished the season with a batting average of .155... Appeared in 40 games, starting 20... Drove in five runs on one home run, nine hits, four stolen bases and eight runs in 58 at bats... Had a fielding percentage of .926... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (Feb. 23).

Played in 48 of the team's 52 games, including 46 starts in the outfield ... Hit .214 with 24 hits, three doubles and a home run ... Tallied seven RBI, scored nine runs and stole three bases ... Registered multi-hit games against Harvard (2/21), Toledo (2/28), Boston University (3/8), Drexel (3/27) and St. John's (5/4) ... Went 2-2 with an RBI, stolen base and reached on a hit by pitch in a victory against Harvard (2/21) ... Doubled, scored, drove in a run and stole a base versus Drexel (3/27) ... Smashed a solo home run in a conference win over Providence (4/19).

2013: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 32 games as a freshman, including 14 starts in the outfield ... Batted .109 with five hits, including one double ... Scored four runs and registered three RBI.

Rosemont High School: Earned four varsity letters in softball and one letter in basketball ... Captain of the softball team 2011, 2012 ... All-City First Team 2011, 2012 ... All-Conference MVP 2011, 2012 ... Team MVP 2010, 2011, 2012 ... Holds the school records in strikeouts (395) and stolen bases (115) ... Class Valedictorian ... Army National Scholar Athlete Award ... Air Force Mathematics and Science Award ... Golden State Seal Merit Diploma Recipient ... National Achievement Scholarship Winner.

Personal: Only child of Trina Honea ... Born 06/05/1994 in Sacramento, Cal. ... Mother played softball at Chapman University ... Majoring in Civil Engineering.