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Ashley Santos

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Geneva, Ill.

High School:
Geneva HS

Last College:
Marquette

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

Ashley Santos

08/06/2014

Summitt Talks the Talk, and Walks the Walk

Techster coach building foundation of success on and off the floor

Marquette: Was a member of the Golden Eagles program for two years ... Missed her true freshman season after suffering a preseason injury (red-shirted) ... Saw action in 33 games in 2013-14, making a pair of starts ... Averaged 3.2 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game ... Totaled nine steals and three blocks ... Shot 28 percent from the field, 11-of-45 from the three-point line and 62 percent from the free throw line ... Scored a career-high 12 points in a win over Milwaukee ... Scored nine points in a 77-54 victory over Georgetown ... Totaled seven points in a two-point win over Seton Hall ...

High School: Sat out the majority of the 2012 season due to season-ending knee injury, but was named second team All-State by the Illinois Coaches Association ... Named a McDonald's All-American nominee as a senior ... A four-year starter and letter-winner ... Four-time all-area selection by both the Daily Herald and the Kane County Chronicle and was named to the Upstate Eight River Division All-Conference Team following the 2010 and 2011 seasons ... MVP as a senior in the Upstate 8 Conference ... Helped Geneva to the class 4A super-sectional qualifier ... Member of two regional and sectional championship teams, including an undefeated season as a sophomore ... As a junior, she led her team in rebounding and was second in scoring at 15.8 ppg .. She reached the 1,000 career point plateau mid-way through the 2011 season ... Earned all-tournament team honors at the Geneva Invite and was the Most Valuable Player at the Benet/Naperville North Holiday Tournament in 2010 ... Listed as the No. 89 overall prospect and 34th at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Member of the U-18 and U-16 Puerto Rico National Team and has played with club teams Georgia Ice and Illinois Lighting Elite Platinum ... Represented Puerto Rico and was a top five player at Centro Basket.

Personal: Full name is Ashley Celeste Santos ... Daughter of Jose and Lori Santos ... Has three siblings in Sidney, K.J. and Nathaniel ... Sidney also played on Puerto Rico's national team ... Mom played Division I basketball at Wichita State ... Father and uncle played in professional leagues and on Puerto Rico's national team ... Born April 21, 1994 in Queens, New York ...