University of Iowa Athletics

#13 Austin Ash

Height 6-3
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Mount Vernon
Austin Ash - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — Non-scholarship athlete… averaged 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 12 total minutes of action on Iowa’s four-game tour in Europe in August, 2018.

2021-22 Honors — Co-winner of the team’s Kenny Arnold Hawkeye Spirit Award. 2021-22 – Scored in 13 of the 18 games that he saw limited action… posted single-season bests in points (52), assists (11), rebounds (10), 3-pointers (8), and free throws made (10)… only missed four free throw attempts (10-of-14, .714)… scored five points, including draining a 3-pointer from the midcourt Tigerhawk logo, on Senior Night versus Northwestern… made one of Iowa’s school-record 20 3-pointers against Alabama State… tallied a season-best eight points, bolstered by making both 3-point attempts, in a win over Portland State… posted career bests in rebounds (3) and assists (3) in double-digit wins over Michigan State and Northwestern, respectively… went a season-best 3-of-4 from the free throw line versus Longwood and Kansas City… letterwinner.

2020-21 — Saw limited action in nine games… scored at least two points in five contests… made a season-high six field goals… posted season highs in points (6) and 3-pointers made (2) in win over Northern Illinois… registered two points and a season-best two rebounds in triumph over Nebraska… letterwinner.

2019-20 — Saw limited action in nine contests… set season highs in minutes (9), points (8), 3-pt FGM (2), and 3-pt FGA (5) in home win over Nebraska… posted career highs in steals (2) and rebounds (2) to go along with one point and an assist at Indiana… made 3-of-4 free throw attempts… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.

2018-19 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten honoree. 2018-19 – Saw limited action in nine games… netted first career points in win over Alabama State… scored a personal-best nine points to go along with two assists and a steal in 19 minutes of action in victory over Savannah State… competed in both Big Ten Tournament games against Illinois and Michigan… letterwinner.

2017-18 — Spring Dean’s List honoree… redshirted.

High School — First team all-conference, all-district and second team all-state his senior year on the Mount Vernon men’s basketball team… averaged 23 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 2.5 steals, and one block as team captain his senior season… holds the school record for most 3-pointers made in a career (140)… second team all-conference, averaging 16 points, three assists, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.5 steals, while helping lead his team to the conference championship as a junior… honorable mention all-conference, averaging nine points, 1.7 rebounds, 1,5 assists, and one steal his sophomore campaign… member of the Iowa Barnstormers AAU squad… 2015 Hardwood Classic 3-Point Champion… Iowa Honor Roll student… competed one season on the men’s golf team.

Personal — Born 6/9/98… graduate nondepartmental… parents are Carey and Jean Ash… has an older sister, Emily… high school coach was Ed Timm.

Career Bests

Points: 9 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
Rebounds: 3 vs. Michigan State, 2/22/22
FGM: 3 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
FGA: 9 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
3-pt FG: 3 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
3-pt FGA: 8 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
FTM: 3, 2x, last vs. Kansas City, 11/12/21
FTA: 4, 2x, last vs. Kansas City, 11/12/21
Assists: 3 vs. Northwestern, 3/10/22
Steals: 2 at Indiana, 2/13/20
Blocks: – – –
Minutes: 19 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18