Fast-rising member of midfield who is coming off outstanding sophomore campaign earning Patriot League all-star honors ... headed for starting role before being sidelined with preseason surgery ... exciting young talent who plays hard and with reckless abandon ... excellent speed and can serve ball in the box ... aggressive tough one-on-one player who is dangerous around the goal ... hopefully will return by latter half of season ... has a great future in Army's attack ... two-year letterwinner.
2004: Started all 20 games ... just one of four players to draw that duty ... second team Patriot League all-star ... finished fourth on team in scoring with six points (2 goals, 2 assists) along with a game winner ... scored first collegiate goal and game's opening tally in loss to No. 15 ranked Texas A&M during trip to Texas in early September ... recorded first career game-winner in 1-0 blanking of Lafayette in Patriot League action ... had a hand in scoring over three-game stretch during that period ... assisted on opening goal in 2-1 win over Cornell along with setting up game winner after stealing ball in 2-1 overtime victory over Fairleigh Dickinson ... recorded six shots with two multiple efforts.
2003: Appeared in nine of 19 matches ... played in season-opening win over Gardner-Webb in first round of the High Point Classic ... also drew time in home opening win over Manhattan ... saw duty in just two Patriot League contents, but set career marks in both ... recorded game-high four shots against Holy Cross, three on-goal, in 1-0 home decision ... registered first career assist in double overtime win over Lehigh, setting up second goal as the host Black Knights jumped out to 2-0 lead ... credited with four multiple efforts in finishing the season with 12 shots.
High School: Striker who was cited for several postseason honors during high school career at Lawrence Central in Indianapolis, Ind., including all-state selection this past fall ... two-time academic all-state and four-time all-county and all-conference performer ... named to the All-Metro North team by the Indianapolis Star ... established school records for goals (50), assists (51) and points (151) leading team to four straight conference championships ... five-year member of Indiana State Olympic Development Team .. helped FC Pride Lightning club to four State Cup titles along with reaching the regional semifinals in 2001.
Personal: Given name is Ashley Lucille Emerson ... born Oct. 4, 1984 ... parents' names are Daniel and Virginia Emerson... majoring in History.