University of Iowa Athletics

#18 Ashley Hamilton

Height 5-11
Class Sr.
Hometown Robins, Iowa
High School John F. Kennedy
Ashley Hamilton - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 as a senior

  • Saw action in 24 games with 18 starts at SS and 3B.
  • Hit two doubles and drew six walks.
  • Had 17 putouts and 21 assists.

2020 as a junior (season cut short due to Coronavirus)

  • Saw action in 14 games with six starts at 3B and DP.
  • Notched a career-high two hits and two doubles against UMKC on Feb. 21.

2019 as a sophomore

  • Saw action in 39 games with 35 starts
  • Tied for second on the team with 14 walks
  • Recorded her first career hit against Missouri on Feb. 16
  • Notched a hit, run scored, and RBI against Binghamton on March 1
  • Recorded first multi-hit game against Green Bay on March 10
  • Tied her career-high with two hits and set a career-high with two RBIs  against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament on May 9

2018 as a freshman

  • Did not compete.

High School

  • Played shortstop and third base during four years at John F. Kennedy HS under Dan Gratz
  • As a junior, led team to a 37-5 record and a first place finish in the MVC
  • Played in 40 games and amassed 57 hits, a .438 batting average and a .631 slugging percentage as a junior
  • Scored 46 runs, collected 43 RBIs, and stole 19 bases as a junior
  • As a sophomore, racked up 56 hits in 129 at-bats for a .434 batting average, tallied 36 runs, 28 RBIs, seven stolen bases and two home runs to lead Kennedy to a 28-13 record as a sophomore
  • Named first team all-metro and second team All-MVC as a sophomore
  • Was a second team all-state selection for the second consecutive year as a sophomore
  • As a freshman, amassed an impressive .472 batting average with 28 RBIs, one home run and four stolen bases
  • Broke the Kennedy record with 11 triples as a freshman
  • Helped guide team to an impressive 27-14 record as a freshman
  • Earned second team all-metro, first team All-Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) and second team all-state class 5A as a freshman
  • Competed for Iowa Premier Fastpitch under Greg Dickie for four years
  • In 2016, led IPF team to national championship in the 18U Platinum Division in Huntington Beach, Calif
  • In 2015, led team to a fourth-place finish in the 16U Platinum Division at the national championship in Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • Earned the Academic Athlete Award at Kennedy in both 2014 and 2016
  • Inducted into the National Honors Society and was a member of both the National Council of Youth Leadership and the student government


  • Full name is Ashley Hamilton
  • Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Criminology major