Ashlee Bridge - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#11 Ashlee Bridge


Class Senior
Height 5'11''
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
High School Princeton

2009-10 (Senior): Graduated in May … Selected to SEC Academic Honor Roll … Averaged 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds per game … Hit her only field goal attempt at Mississippi State… Season-high 14 minutes in victory over local rival Tennessee State… Hit her second three-pointer of the season, her only field goal attempt, at Quinnipiac… Back in action at Wright State, pulled down four rebounds in seven minutes… Missed the Thanksgiving Tournament (Nov. 27-28) after suffering a concussion in practice on Nov. 25… Had seen action off the bench in first four games for the Commodores… Hit her only field goal attempt against UC Riverside as all 11 Commodores scored… Three points in six minutes at Southern Illinois… Connected on her first three-point attempt of the season en route to scoring five points against Lehigh.

2008-09 (Junior): Featured in 14 contests as a junior, including three league games and the NCAA First Round matchup vs. Western Carolina… Shot 82 percent from the free-throw line… Two points in four minutes at Western Kentucky… Played 11 minutes against Eastern Kentucky, scoring two points and pulling down three rebounds… Season-high six points in 18 minutes in victory over Davidson.

2007-08 (Sophomore):
Saw reserve action on the wing in 15 games this season… Career-high 16 points against Alabama included 6-of-7 from the floor and 2-of-3 three-pointers in 15 solid minutes… Previous season-high of eight points — including a pair of three-pointers — came in blowout win over Lipscomb… Also pulled a career-high six rebounds in that contest… Played a season-high nine minutes against Belmont, scoring three points… Hit the second three-pointer of her career in eight minutes of action to open the season against UAB.

2006-07 (Freshman): Appeared in 18 of the Commodores[apos] 34 games in a reserve role, including six Southeastern Conference matchups… Averaged 1.8 points in 4.3 minutes per game played… Connected on 14-of-20 field goal attempts to shoot 70 percent from the field on the season… Scored a career-high nine points against Lipscomb by making 4-of-6 field goals and hitting her only three-pointer of the season… Played 10 minutes and dished out a pair of assists in rout of conference rival Alabama.

Prep (Princeton): Three-year starter for Coach Jill Phillips[apos] Vikings… A two-year All-Conference and All-District performer, Bridge earned Conference Player of the Year honors in 2005… Recognized as Team MVP twice — following her junior and senior campaigns… Named an Ohio All-Star and nominated for the McDonald[apos]s All-America team… Career highs: 27 points, 10 rebounds, seven steals… Team ranked No. 30 nationally after posting a 23-1 record in 2005-06… Ranked No. 1 in Ohio among Division I teams for the regular season and No. 1 in Cincinnati… One of only 40 top high school players nationally to be invited to USA Basketball[apos]s Youth Development Festival in Colorado Springs… Competed for the Queen City Jaguars for former VU director of operations Kornell Battle… Earned All-Academic recognition during her junior and senior years.

Personal: Daughter of Karen and David Bridge… Has one older sister, Candice… Shares a birthday (Sept. 24) with Coach Balcomb… Prepped at same high school as VU senior point guard Dee Davis… Also played volleyball at Princeton… Started for three seasons, earning All-Conference honors after her junior year, but did play during senior year in order to concentrate on basketball.