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Ashley Dunbar

Player Profile
Hometown:
Manchester, N.J.

High School:
Manchester

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/16/1990

On Dunbar: Key contributor to the team's sprint relay group ... Continues to make steady progress in all of her events and is one of the team's leading sprinters ... Will again be a big part of the team's relays and will look to be a BIG EAST qualifier individually.

2011 Outdoor: Ran the third leg of the ECAC champion 4x400 meter relay ... The squad had its top time of the season of 3:37.30 at the ECAC meet ... Had run the second leg of the 4x400 relay at both the Penn Relays and the BIG EAST Championships ... Villanova finished ninth at the conference meet and 28th in the preliminaries at the Penn Relays ... Individually, competed at five meets in both the 100 meters and the 200 meters ... At the Widener Invitational came in seventh in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 12.58 ... Finished sixth in the 200 meters at that meet ... Established a career-best time of 25.34 in the 200 meters at the Mason Spring Invitational, where she came in fifth in her section and 14th overall ... Was the runner-up in her section of the 100 meters (12.65) at that meet ... Placed third in her heat of the 100 meters and third in her section of the 200 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Finished in third place in the 200 meters and ninth place in the 100 meters at the season-opening Big Five Invite ... Came in 19th in the 200 meters and 28th in the 100 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational in Miami.

2011 Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 meters and came in 19th at the conference meet with a time of 25.35, her career best indoors ... Finished in seventh place at the NYRR I meet and ninth place at the NYRR II meet ... Came in 20th in the college section of the 200 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and was 23rd at the Albany Great Dane Invitational ... Ran four races in the 60 meters and had a top time of 8.09 at the NYRR I meet ... Also had times of 8.11 (NYRR II), 8.13 (Albany Great Dane Invitational) and 8.21 (New Balance Collegiate Invitational) ... Placed seventh in the 300 meters and 12th in the 55 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the NYRR II meet, where Villanova finished in first place ... Leadoff leg of the 4x400 relay at the NYRR I meet as the Wildcats placed fifth.

2010 Outdoor: Placed second in the 200 meters (25.65) and fifth in the 100 meters at the Villanova Duals ... Came in fourth in her heat of the 200 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Finished second in her heat of the 200 meters (25.43) and second in the 100 meters at the Miami Hurricane Invitational ... Took second in the 200 meters in a then personal best time of 25.38 and finished third in the 100 meters at the Widener Invitational ... Came in second in the 200 meters at the Lions Invitational.

2010 Indoor: Came in seventh in the 55 meters and eighth in the 300 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Was first in her heat of the 200 meters at the Penn State Relays, the NYRR I meet and the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Third in the 200 meters at the NYRR II meet.

2009 Outdoor: Tallied one victory in the 100 meters at the Lions Invitational ... Also finished fifth at the Danny Curran Invitational, sixth at the Widener Invitational and seventh in her heat at the UVA Invitational ... In the 200 meters, finished second in hear heat at the Penn Invitational, seventh at the Danny Curran Invitational, seventh in her heat at the UVA Invitational, fifth overall at Widener and third overall at the Lions Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Registered her first collegiate victory with a first place finish in the 200 meters at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational at Haverford ... Third in her heat of the 200 meters at both the Albany Great Dane Invitational and the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Opened the season with a fourth place finish in the 300 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and then came in first in her heat at the Penn State Relays ... Took second in her heat of the 55 meters at the Albany meet and was second overall at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational.

Personal: Born 5/16/90 ... Daughter of Earle Dunbar and Velma Fray ... Majoring in English.

PERSONAL BESTS

55 Meters              7.48          2010 Jack Pyrah Invitational
60 Meters              8.09          2011 NYRR I
100 Meters             12.58         2011 Widener Invitational
200 Meters             25.34         2011 Mason Spring Invitational
300 Meters             41.23         2010 Jack Pyrah Invitational

CAREER AWARDS

ECAC Champion (Outdoor)              2011 (4x400 Meter Relay)
BIG EAST Academic All-Star           2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11
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