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Player Profile

Ashley Swatek

Ashley Swatek

YearSeniorMajorApplied Health
HometownChino Hills, Calif.
High SchoolAyala HS

2014 (junior): High of 20 digs against Hawaii Hilo on Nov. 6 ... Posted double-digit digs eight times on the year ... appeared in every match for the Cougars ... Had three aces in a match twice on the year, once against Fresno Pacific on Sept. 20 and again against Dominican on Oct. 11 ... Totaled 15 aces on the year compared to just five service errors ... third on the team with 212 digs ... All-PacWest Academic Team

2013 (sophomore): Appeared in all 37 matches as a libero and defensive specialist in her second season at Azusa Pacific ... Led the Cougars with 546 digs, ranking seventh among PacWest players ... Had seven matches with 20+ digs, and tallied double-figure digs 31 times ...Posted a season-high 25 digs against Shorter in the NCCAA semifinal on Dec. 7 ... Added 15 aces and 93 assists, third most on the team ... Named to the PacWest All-Academic team.

2012 (freshman): Served as the primary defensive specialist in her first season with the Cougars, playing in all 32 matches... Had a team-high 500 digs, and added 111 assists ... Reached the 20-dig mark eight times, and tabbed a career-high 29 digs in five-set victory over Academy of Art ... Had double-digit dig totals in all but four matches ... Registered 17 service aces.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played four varsity seasons of volleyball for head coach Bernie Wendling at Ayala High School in Chino Hills, Calif. ... Earned second team all-Sierra League honors as a senior, helping the Bulldogs to a 19-13 record... Received the coach's award and was a four-time scholar-athlete... Named to the Royal all-tournament team.

PERSONAL: Born December 18, 1993 to Dave and Vickie Swatek in Anaheim, Calif. ... Father, Dave, is a middle school science and physical education teacher and played collegiate baseball at Chapman University... Mother, Vickie, is an adaptive physical education teacher ... Has one older brother, Mathew... Has one sister, Alyssa, who played volleyball for Chapman University... Is majoring in applied health, and plans on attending physician's assistant school after graduation ... Enjoys traveling, being outside, ping pong, watching movies, solving puzzles, and hanging out with friends and family.