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#2 - Ashley Cox
2007-08 Volleyball
Outside Hitter
Brentwood, Tenn. (Brentwood Aca.)
Ashley Cox
Coach Brandon Rosenthal says, [quote]Ashley was one of our most consistent players last season. She was averaging 13 or 14 kills a match. She is one of those gamers. She gets the job done. This is the last chance for her. She might as well give it all that she[apos]s got.[quote]

2006: Atlantic Sun All-Academic Selection...Played in 93 games...Posted a .333 attack percentage three times...Double figures in kills in 13 matches...Twice posted a season-high 18 kills, both in five-game matches, vs. Campbell (Oct. 13) and vs. UT-Martin (Oct. 24)...Third on team in kills with 262...Season-high seven digs at Stetson in three-game match (Oct. 3)...Season-high four blocks at Stetson in three-game match (Oct. 3). 2005: Red-shirt. 2004: Played in 73 of 108 games. Recorded 177 kills, 2.42 per game. .100 hitting percentage (177 kills, 122 errors, 551 attempts). Made 78 digs (12 RE), 1.07 dpg. Credited with 11 blocks (two solo, nine assists), .15 bpg. Played five games in three matches (Wofford, Campbell, UT-Chattanooga). Against UT-Chattanooga fihished with season highs in kills (22), attempts (59) and digs (eight). Best hitting percentage was .344 vs. Gardner-Webb (16 kills, five errors, 32 attempts). Twice made two blocks in a match (Gardner-Webb, Troy).

2003: Played in the Southeastern Conference for Auburn University. Played in 20 matches, starting in 13 and played in 53 games out of 101. Second on the team in digs with 132, an average of 2.49 per game. Finished with 107 kills, an average of 2.02 per game, the sixth best per game average on the team. Also made 10 blocks (one solo, nine assists). Recorded a season-high 17 kills vs. Bethune-Cookman. Twice had a 35 attempts (Kentucky, Ole Miss). Post season-high .714 hitting percentage vs. Georgia (five kills, no errors, seven attempts). Credited with season high 18 digs vs. Kentucky.

High School: An All-State performer for Brentwood High School in 2002. The Lady Bruins were state champions all four seasons Cox was on the team. Named to East-West All-Star Team in 2002 and 2003. All-District, All-Region, and All-Midstate in 2002. Also first-team All-District in 2001. Also was a varsity softball player. Played for Impact VBC club team for coach Jay Golsteyn.

Personal: Wants to visit Santorini, Greece. Most impressive person she knows is her sister Lindsey Cox. Chose No. 5 because it is [quote]an upside down 2 and 2 was already taken.[quote] Daughter of Dianne Cox.

Why she chose Lipscomb: [quote]Coach Brandon Rosenthal. I am excited to be a part of Coach Rosenthal[apos]s vision for women[apos]s volleyball at Lipscomb. He is a great coach. Lipscomb is close to home. And Lipscomb has a great reputation.[quote]

Personality Profile

Nickname: Spud

I wear my number because: I[apos]ve just always worn it since I started playing sports.

Favorite TV show: Unwrapped, Hogan knows best

If I lost all my possessions but one, I[apos]d keep:Chapstick

I wish I was better at: cooking

Person who has most influenced your athletic career: My sister

Most memorable moment in athletics: Getting 2nd place at nationals two years in a row

A place I[apos]ve always wanted to visit, but never had the chance:Rome

2007-08 Volleyball
Jenna PanatierAssistant Coach
Brandon RosenthalHead Coach
1 Alex ScruggsMiddle Blocker
2 Ashley CoxOutside Hitter
3 Stefine PeaseSetter
4 Sarah SniderOutside Hitter
5 Ann MullinsLibero
6 Kaley MohrOpposite
8 Grace GilmoreDS/Libero
9 Amy TrykowskiMiddle Blocker
10 Jessica EnderleOutside Hitter
12 Erin PierceOpposite
13 Brittany SimmonsDS/Libero
21 Alex KellyMiddle Blocker