University of Iowa Athletics

#36 Ashley Yoways

Height 5-7
Class Sr.
Hometown Cedar Lake, Ind.
High School Hanover Central
Ashley Yoways - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2017 as a junior… Appeared in two games… had a 0.00 ERA over 4.2 innings pitched… allowed just three hits and no runs in 4.0 innings pitched of game two against Illinois on March 26… appeared against Drake on March 12.

2016 as a sophomore… Played in six games, primarily as a pitcher… appeared in the circle 15 times with one start and a 1-2 record… had three strikeouts in 18 innings pitched… held opponents to a .288 batting average… defensively, had nine assists… appeared as a pinch hitter against TAMUCC on Feb. 12, Sam Houston State on Feb. 13, and Loyola-Chicago on Feb. 20…. registered a pinch-hit RBI single in Iowa’s 11-0 win over Georgia Southern on Feb. 26… made season debut in the circle against Georgia Southern on Feb. 27, did not allow a run on one hit and a walk in two and two-thirds… threw one and two-thirds innings in relief against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 28, allowed one run on three hits and two walks… allowed two earned runs on three hits and two walks against Tulsa on March 6… threw three scoreless innings against Hawaii on March 16, allowing just one hit and a walk… threw a scoreless inning in relief in Iowa’s 6-3 win over UNI on April 12… got the win after recording the final two outs of the top of the eighth inning in Iowa’s 8-7 walk-off win over Drake on April 13… tossed a scoreless inning in relief against Wisconsin on April 15… threw a scoreless inning and 1/3 against No. 19 Missouri on April 19.

2015 as a freshman… Made 27 appearances in the circle for the Hawkeyes with 20 starts and seven complete games… posted a 2-16 record with an 8.97 ERA in 107.2 innings pitched… registered her first career win against Northern Iowa… recorded her first career hit and plated a career high two runs in Iowa’s 10-2 win over LIU Brooklyn… threw a career high 7.2 innings against East Carolina on March 15… threw 2.0 innings in relief with two strikeouts against Maryland on March 20… tossed 3.1 relief innings against Maryland on March 22 with two strikeouts… started game one of Iowa’s doubleheader against Nebraska and pitched 5.2 innings of relief in game two… threw a complete game in game two of the Michigan series, allowing seven earned runs on seven hits and striking out a career-high four in the loss… tossed four innings against Western Illinois on April 2, allowing 10 hits and seven runs (six earned)… pitched 6.1 innings against Illinois on April 4, allowing 14 hits and eight earned runs… did not allow a hit or run against Illinois on April 5 in 0.2 innings of relief… pitched 6.0 innings against Wisconsin on April 11, allowing four earned runs on 10 hits and 3 walks…. allowed just four earned runs on eight hits and did not give up a walk against Purdue on April 18… letterwinner.

High School… Four-time all-conference, three-time all-area and two-time all-state selection… helped Hanover Central to four-straight conference championships, three sectional championships and two regional championships… the three-time team MVP was invited to the North/South All-Star Classic and a finalist for Indiana’s Miss Softball as a senior… was the first to be nominated for Miss Softball from her high school… hit .425 as a sophomore, .457 as a junior and .445 as a senior… posted a 1.20 ERA with 214 strikeouts in her junior season… owned a 23-3 record in the circle as a senior with a 0.63 ERA and 243 strikeouts… also played volleyball and golf… named to the honor roll… played travel softball for New Lenox Lightning Gold.

Personal… Born on June 14, 1996… daughter of Christopher and Julie Yoways… has two brothers, Matt and Tony… business major.

Inn. Pitched: 7.2 vs. East Carolina, 3/15/15
Strikeouts: 4 at Michigan, 3/2815

Hits: 1 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 2/27/15
Triples: Home Runs: n/a
RBI: 2 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 2/27/15