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Ashley Knight
Ashley  Knight

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Elkhorn South High

Height:
5-8

Position:
Setter

2016: Appeared in 25 matches, playing in a total of 67 sets… Set up the Villanova offense with a total of 106 assists on the season… Recorded 15 service aces on the season… In a start against Sacred Heart (9/9), put up a season-high 31 assists… In two sets played against Penn (9/17), logged 17 assists against the Quakers.


2015:
Played in 26 matches and 81 sets ... Recorded 24 service aces, 31 assists, 50 digs, 1 kill and 1 block ... Averaged 0.30 aces, 0.38 assists and 0.62 digs per set ... Double digit assists in one match ... Career-high/season-high 4 aces at Providence (10/14/15) ... Career-high/season-high 11 assists vs Howard (9/12/15) ... Career-high/season-high 9 digs at Butler (11/6/15)


Elkhorn South High:

The four-year varsity member for Briana Ritter at Elkhorn South High, Knight will also look to graduate in the top-10 percent of her class having been named to the Academic All-Conference Volleyball Team and the Nebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State Team her junior and senior seasons ... Set a new Elkhorn South for career assists tallying 3,214 between 2011 and 2014 ... Set a single match high with 55 assists in 2013 ... Totaled 1,056 assists in 2014 ... Set a school record for career aces with 134 ... Including helping ESHS to four straight state title berths, Knight's accolades include: Eastern Midlands Conference All-Conference Team (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014), Lincoln Journal Star Class B Volleyball All-State First-Team (2014), Omaha World Herald All-Area Volleyball First Team (2013, 2014).

As a co-founder and vice president of "Nets for Nets, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization which raises money for clean drinking water, bed nets and medical supplies for a village in the Sudan by hosting an annual volleyball tournament, Knight has helped raise over $23,000 in four years.

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