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QUOTING MILLER: “Ashley is a key player for us in the midfield. Her ability to control tempo dictates how we play much of the time. We are confident she’ll continue to show up every day and work and hope her on the field leadership will be more of a factor this season.”
CAREER: Has appeared in 36 games, recording 2,789 minutes...Recorded one goal and five assists for her career to date...Notched a game-winning goal in overtime at Colorado College in 2015.
2015: Started all 18 games...Tallied three shots against No. 7 Virginia Tech, including two on goal (Oct. 25)...Notched a shot against No. 22 Duke (Oct 22)...Recorded career high 100 minutes against Syracuse (Oct. 11) and Wake Forest (Sept 24)...Netted first career goal, overtime game-winner at Colorado College...Tallied an assist against Saint Francis (Pa.).
2014: A member of the U20 Canadian National Team pool, Ashley is working towards a roster spot for next year’s U20 World Cup in Papua/ New Guinea …Started 17 games and played in all 18 matches as a true freshman…Recorded 1,330 minutes of field time, which ranked fourth on the roster…Tied for the team lead in assists with three…Had a career-high two assists, two points and two shots vs. Akron (Aug. 22)…Registered first career assist vs. Robert Morris (Aug. 27)…Tallied fourth-most points on roster with three…Played 90 minutes or more in six games on year.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of St. Joan of Arc High School in Maple, Ontario...Competes for the Glen Shields club team from 2011-14 for coach Dave Benning...Played for Team Ontario for four years (2009-12)...Participated on the Canadian National Team Training Center in Ontario from 2012-14 for head coach Brian Rosenfeld...Team Ontario competed at the 2013 Canada Games and finished with the bronze medal...Competed at three of Canada’s Under-20 Excel camps (March 2013 in Portland, Ore., June 2013 in Vancouver, B.C. and July, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark)...Named Player of the Match for the Ontario Under-16 team after she scored the lone goal and game-winning goal against FC Barcelona...Also competed in cross country, softball and basketball...Honor Roll student (2011-13).
PERSONAL: Born Ashley Moreira on March 16, 1996...Daughter of Luis and Alison Moreira...Has a younger sister Alyssa...Enjoys coaching in the house league program at Glen Shields F.C....Also enjoys spending time with family, friends and running...Played soccer for 13 years...Undeclared major and enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences.
Minutes: 100, twice, last vs. Syracuse, 10/11/15.
Goals: 1, at Colorado College, 8/30/15.
Assists: 2, vs. Akron, 8/22/14.
Points: 2, two times, last at Colorado College, 8/30/15.
Shots: 3, vs. Robert Morris, 8/23/15.
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