University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Ashley Espinosa

Class Fr.
Hometown Lindenhurst, Ill.
High School Lake Villa

2019 — Indoor – ran mile at Hawkeye Invite (5:15.79) at Black & Gold Premier and and 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (10:33.66)… Dean’s List student. Outdoor – ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (10:48.16)… Academic All-Big Ten… President’s List student.

2018 — Indoor – ran mile at Black & Gold Premier (5:12.42) and 3,000 meters at Wieczorek Invite (10:26.25)… Outdoor – did not compete…  academic All-Big Ten… Cross Country – competed in four of seven races…ran season bests at the Hawkeye Invitational (15:52.9-4,000 meters), Bradley “Pink” Classic (23:29.5-6,000 meters), and Illinois Open (19:01.0-5,000 meters)…. academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – placed fifth in 3,000 meters at at Larry Wieczorek Invite (10:28.83) and second at Iowa Open (10:29.83)… ran mile at Hawkeye Invite (5:17.27)… Outdoor – ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (10:23.06)… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – competed in five of six races… ran collegiate bests in 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (14:57.1) and 5,000 meters at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (18:56.2) and season-best in 6,000 meters at Woody Greeno Invite (23:14.3)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2016 — Track – redshirted… Outdoor – ran 1,500 meters at Jim Duncan Invite (5:07.51) and Musco Twilight (5:03.13) while competing unattached… Cross Country – ran collegiate bests in 3,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (11:16.8) and 6,000 meters at Bradley Classic (23:11.5), and season-bests 5,000 meters at Illinois State Invite (19:27.31) … also competed at Regional Preview (23:18.9-6,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

High School — all-conference selection in cross country her junior year… team captain senior year… two-time all-academic honoree and NSC Sportsmanship Award recipient… all-conference and all-county selection in track and field junior season (3,200m)… two-time all-academic… recipient of the United States Army Scholar Athlete Award (2015)… National Honor Society member.

Personal — born July 6, 1997… daughter of Michael and Patricia Espinosa… has a younger brother, Matthew… pre-physical therapy major.

Espinosa’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
3,000 Meters (O) 10:23.06 Musco Twilight 4/22/17