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  Ashley Blake

Ashley Blake

Player Profile


Las Vegas, NV

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Blake appeared in 31 games, making 26 starts, during her senior season at CSUN ... averaged a career-high 8.7 points during the season ... connected on team-high 57 3-pointers, which tied for the third-most in school history for a single season ... had 13 double-figure scoring games during year, leading the Matadors in scoring on nine different occasions ... her 57 3-pointers were the fourth-most by an individual in Big West Conference ... scored a career-high 20 points in return home to Las Vegas in game at UNLV on Dec. 19 ... hit a career-high five 3-pointers at UC Irvine on Jan. 24 ... scored a career-high eight field goals twice; at UNLV on Dev. 19 and at UC Davis on Jan. 4 ... grabbed career-high six rebounds on three different occasions and hit career-high six free throws against Columbia on Dec. 28 ... finished the season with career-high 68 rebounds and 64 assists ... ended career with 100 3-pointers, the fifth-most in school history ... concluded season with 184 3-point attempts, the second-most in school history ... 26 starts during season represented new career high.


Blake made 12 starts in her junior season, playing in 27 games overall ... averaged a career-high 5.1 points in addition to 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game ... averages jumped to 6.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game in Big West Conference contests ... 22 3-pointers finished second on the team ... reached double figures in five games, matching a career high with 17 points, including a new career-best four 3-pointers, against Pacific on Feb. 7 ... scored 11 points against UCLA on Nov. 14, tying a career high with four free throws ... dropped 11 points against UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 5, connecting on a pair of 3-pointers ... added 13 points against Long Beach State on Jan. 26 ... scored 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting against UC Irvine on Mar. 1 ... recorded first career block against Cal Poly on Jan. 5.


Blake appeared in 28 games, making 10 starts and averaging 4.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game ... finished fifth on the team with 52 assists and 22 steals ... her 14 three-pointers was good for fourth best on the team ... recorded career-high six field goals in scoring season-high 15 points against UC Santa Barbara on Mar. 3 ...set new career highs in rebounds (6) and assists (10) and tied career high of three steals against Portland State on Nov. 12 ... played career-high 42 minutes, scoring 12 points and grabbing four rebounds at Saint Mary's on Nov. 24.


Blake played in all 30 games during her freshman campaign, averaging 3.3 points and 1.9 rebounds per game ... placed third on the team with 2.0 assists per game and fourth in steals at 0.7 ... netted a career-high 17 points at UC Davis on Jan. 19 ... went 5-for-11 (45.5%) from the floor against the Aggies, including three from beyond the arc and a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line ... also scored above her season average 12 times, including eight points in the Matadors' regular-season finale at UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 4) ... dished out a season-high five assists against Long Beach State on Jan. 15 and UC Davis on Feb. 4 ... also grabbed a season-best five boards against San Jose State (Nov. 21) and in a win against Eastern Michigan (Nov. 26) ... made 13 appearances in the starting lineup, starting seven straight games from Nov. 21 to Dec. 9 and six in a row from Jan. 28 to Feb. 23.


Blake was a two-sport athlete at Centennial High School in Las Vegas, Nev. ... played basketball and track and field ... named All-Division and All-State every season ... named Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004-05 ... won state titles each season and was part of the Bulldogs' state championship basketball team in 2001-02 that finished 34-0 ... averaged 15.0 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game and 3.2 assists per contest ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.5 grade point average.


Born in Las Vegas, Nev. on October 11, 1986 ... parents are Anita and Stanley Blake ... has two sisters, Angela and Idell and two brothers, Dominick and Stanley ... also recruited by Idaho, Nevada, Utah State and Portland State ... favorites include Philadelphia 76ers star Allen Iverson, actors Omar Epps and Halle Berry and the movie "Love and Basketball" ... lists winning a state title for the third time in a row as her greatest moment in sports ... states the best thing about being an athlete is the attention, the adrenaline, the fight and the will to win ... says the toughest thing is losing and dealing with pressure and stress ... chose her number because she likes shooting threes and the number looks good on her ... says women's basketball could be improved by letting the underdogs play the top teams ... once met Sue Bird ... says the person in history she would most like to meet is Martin Luther King, Jr. ... says the best advice she's ever been given is "Winners aren't afraid to lose, losers are" ... can't imagine going a week without playing basketball ... undecided on a major.