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#4 Ashley Mariani

Height 6-1
Class Sr.
Hometown Arlington, Texas
High School Arlington
Previous School Tennessee

Hawk Items… Transferred to Iowa after two seasons at Tennessee… one of five Hawkeyes to start every match (33) and appear in every set (115) in 2015… led the team with 32 service aces and a 0.28 aces per set average.

2016 as a Senior… Appeared in all 32 matches… one of five players to appear in all 110 sets… had 221 kills for 2.01 kills per set… tallied 71 blocks… recorded 160 digs and 39 blocks in league play… registered five blocks against No. 14 Michigan State on Nov. 26… led the team with 13 kills in win over Rutgers on Nov. 16… chipped in a .367 attacking percentage against Rutgers… had eight kills at Purdue on Nov. 12… racked up five kills at No. 11 Penn State on Nov. 5… Had five kills and a .444 attacking percentage against Rutgers on Nov. 4… tallied 13 kills, a career-high 32 attacks and a .312 attacking percentage against No. 24 Illinois on Oct. 29… amassed a career-best 15 kills with just one error for a personal-best .636 hitting percentage against No. 4 Wisconsin on Oct. 22… racked up nine kills and a .600 attacking percentage at Maryland on Oct. 14… hit .429 with 12 kills in Iowa’s upset win over No. 17 Purdue… registered 10 kills, a .438 attack percentage and three blocks in Iowa’s win at Northwestern… recorded a team-high .588 attack percentage with 10 kills in 17 attempts and no errors against Maryland… hit .375 with nine kills and added two blocks against Michigan… registered six kills and a .600 attack percentage against Lamar… posted four kills and three digs in Iowa’s win over NDSU… amassed 10 kills and a .381 attack percentage against Arizona State on Sept. 3… registered a career-high five blocks against Western Illinois on Sept. 2… tied a then career high with four blocks in back-to-back matches against DePaul and NIU on Aug. 27-28.

2015 as a Junior… Started all 33 matches and played in every set (115)… led the team with 32 service aces and a 0.28 aces per set average… registered 221 kills and a .214 hitting percentage… reached double digits in kills eight times… recorded eight kills against Pacific on Aug. 29… posted 10 kills and a .320 attack percentage against American on Sept. 6… registered three blocks against UCLA on Sept. 5… tallied nine kills in Iowa’s 3-1 win over Iowa State on Sept. 11… posted a season-high .625 attack percentage against Gardner-Webb on Sept. 18… registered a season-high 11 kills against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 18… recorded season highs in aces (5) and total blocks (4) against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 19… tallied season highs in solo blocks (2) and total blocks (4) against Nebraska on Sept. 23… notched seven kills and a block assist against Michigan on Oct. 7… recorded six kills and a block against No. 16 Illinois on Oct. 16… registered five kills and two service aces against Northwestern on Oct. 18…. recorded five kills and three aces against Wisconsin on Oct. 23… posted 10 kills against Maryland on Oct. 30… recorded seven kills and three service aces in Iowa’s win at Indiana on Nov. 4… registered a season-high 13 kills against Purdue on Nov. 7… posted six kills against Penn State on Nov. 11… recorded five kills against Wisconsin on Nov. 14… led the team with 10 kills and a .381 attack percentage against Ohio State on Nov. 18… posted 10 kills, two blocks and an ace against Northwestern on Nov. 21… tallied 10 kills and three blocks against Maryland on Nov. 25… recorded five kills and a pair of aces against Michigan State on Nov. 28.

2014 as a Sophomore at Tennessee… Played in all 32 matches with 29 starts… led the Lady Vols in kills six times, including three of the final four matches of the season… posted a career-high 18 kills on two occasions, once against Missouri on Nov. 7 and again against South Carolina on Nov. 19… posted a career-high .423 hitting percentage at Coastal Carolina on Sept. 13… compiled a career-high six blocks twice during the season, once at Mississippi State on Oct. 17 and again against Missouri on Nov. 7… fourth on the team in kills (168), kills per set (1.75) and service aces (11).

2013 as a Freshman at Tennessee… Started all 32 matches for the Lady Vols… posted 292 kills, 121 digs, 44 blocks and five service aces… led the team in kills (292) and total attacks (972)… reached double digits in kills in 12 matches… earned consecutive double-doubles against Jacksonville State on Sept. 21 (12 kills and 17 digs) and Coastal Carolina on Sept. 21 (10 kills and 10 digs)… named to the Cincinnati All-Tournament Team after leading all players in the tournament with 72 kills… posted 14 kills and hit a team-high .316 in Tennessee’s sweep of Cincinnati on Aug. 30… compiled 10 kills and four blocks in the first match of her career against Morehead State on Aug. 30.

High School… Four-year letterwinner and team captain at Arlington High School… ranked No. 31 in the 2013 class by PrepVolleyball.com… member of the USA Junior National Team… named to Volleyball Magazine’s Girls’ Fab 50 list, which recognizes the top 50 seniors in the country… AVCA Under Armour All-American Watch List… named Lonestar Volleyball Second Team All-Texas as a senior after leading the Lady Colts to a 36-13 record… named District 4-5A Middle Blocker of the Year as a junior… earned Texas Sportswriters Association All-State Team and Lonestar Volleyball All-Texas Honorable Mention recognition… finished her career with 1,179 kills and 472 blocks and led Arlington to area, bi-district and district championships in 2011 and 2012… also a two-year letterwinner in track and field as a high jumper… played club volleyball for Dallas Summit.

Personal… Born on Sept. 7, 1994… daughter of Rebecca Mariani… undecided major.