9 Ashley Higginbothem
9 Ashley Higginbothem
Height: 5-5
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Middletown, Md.
High School: Middletown
Position: Libero
Major: Biology
m 33
k/s 0.04
h % .108
a/s 0.71
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.10
d/s 4.86

2014 (R-Jr.): Saw action in 28 matches, earning eight starts in her junior season after coming back from injury...Played in 98 sets as libero and defensive specialist with the Bucs…Four different matches with one kill…Season-high seven assists on October 24 at UNC Asheville… Season-high two service aces on November 14 against High Point…Double-digit digs in 15 different matches…Season-high 24 digs on November 15 against Campbell…19 digs on two separate occasions (October 17 against Liberty, October 18 against Radford).

2013 (Redshirted): Did not play due to injury suffered in the preseason.

2012 (So.): Saw action in all 34 matches and played 120 sets for Charleston Southern as a sophomore, lining up as the primary libero...Was one of four players to play at least 120 sets for the Bucs...Led the team with 427 digs on the season, averaging 3.56 digs per set...Finished ninth in the Big South in digs per set...Added seven kills and 22 set assists...Finished fourth on the team with 19 service aces...Had four matches with at least 20 digs, including a season-high 24 coming on Oct. 5 vs. Coastal Carolina...23 matches with double-digit digs.

2011 (Fr.): Saw action in 106 sets and all 30 matches as a freshman for CSU in 2011…Was one of four players to play in all 30 matches…Was fourth on the team with 41 set assists on the season…Was third on the team with 19 service aces…Led the team with 422 digs on the season, finishing seventh in the Big South with 3.98 digs per set…Finished the season with 24 double-digit dig efforts, including five with 20+ digs…Recorded a season high 24 digs on Sept. 3 at Wake Forest.

High School: Competed at Middletown HS in Middletown, Md., where she was coached by Aubrey Pfau. As a sophomore, she was named the team’s offensive player. In 2009, she earned Middletown’s most valuable player and defensive player of the year awards. Higginbothem has also earned First Team honors at the County, League, and Area levels. She played club with Metro American, under coach Silvia Johnson. Her club posted a 17-1 record during the 2009-10 season, during which Higginbothem was the captain and starting libero. The team qualified for nationals, winning Regionals. The Middletown, Md., native also competed in swimming during high school, making the state meet in 2010. She is an AP scholar with honor and a member of National Honor Society, and was a semifinalist for Maryland Distinguished Scholar.

Personal: Born April 29, 1993 in Jacksonville, Ark…Daughter of Gary and Diane Higginbothem...Majoring in Biology.

Recent Games
Oct 31 Winthrop W, 3-1
Nov 3 Citadel W, 3-0
Nov 6 Coastal Caro. L, 3-0
Nov 12 at High Point L, 3-1
Nov 14 at Campbell L, 3-0
Nov 19 vs. Coastal Caro. L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 33 14
Sets 124 52
Kills 5 2
Kills per set 0.04 0.04
Errors 1 1
Total Attacks 37 15
Hitting Percentage .108 .067
Assists 88 36
Assists per set 0.71 0.69
Service Aces 13 5
Service Errors 15 5
Service Aces per set 0.10 0.10
Reception Errors 39 17
Digs 603 241
Digs per set 4.86 4.63
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 18.0 7.0
Points per set 0.1 0.1
Matches started 1 1
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 28 vs. Appalachian St. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 29 at Clemson L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 29 vs. UNC Wilmington L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 Savannah St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 4 at Elon W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 3 .000 5 2 0 2 22 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 5 vs. Wake Forest L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 5 vs. N.C. Central W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 3 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 at Col. of Charleston L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 11 at Grand Canyon L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 12 vs. Niagara L, 3-2 - 5 1 0 7 .143 1 1 0 3 20 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 12 vs. Southern Utah L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 2 .000 2 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 15 at Citadel L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 2 1 0 1 26 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 18 vs. Wofford L, 3-2 - 5 1 0 3 .333 3 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 19 at South Carolina L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 19 vs. East Caro. L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 1 1 1 3 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 21 at Savannah St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 6 1 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 25 at Presbyterian L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 2 .500 6 1 1 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 26 at Winthrop L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 5 .200 2 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 9 at Coastal Caro. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 10 South Carolina St. W, 3-1 - 4 1 0 2 .500 6 1 1 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 13 Campbell L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 2 22 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 16 at Liberty L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 1 0 1 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 17 at Radford W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 3 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 High Point L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 23 UNC Asheville L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 6 1 0 1 26 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 24 Gardner-Webb W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 3 1 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 30 Presbyterian W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 1 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 31 Winthrop W, 3-1 - 4 0 1 2 -.500 4 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 3 Citadel W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 6 Coastal Caro. L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 12 at High Point L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 14 at Campbell L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 2 1 21 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 19 vs. Coastal Caro. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2011-12 30 106 2 0.02 3 30 -.033 44 0.42 19 0.18 422 3.98 0 0 0 0.00 21.0 0.2
2012-13 34 120 7 0.06 0 17 .412 22 0.18 19 0.16 427 3.56 0 0 0 0.00 26.0 0.2
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 28 98 4 0.04 6 53 -.038 50 0.51 10 0.10 308 3.14 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.1
2015-16 33 124 5 0.04 1 37 .108 88 0.71 13 0.10 603 4.86 0 0 0 0.00 18.0 0.1
Total 125 448 18 0.04 10 137 .058 204 0.46 61 0.14 1760 3.93 0 0 0 0.00 79.0 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 33 124 5 0.04 1 37 .108 88 0.71 13 0.10 603 4.86 0 0 0 0.00 18.0 0.1
Conference 14 52 2 0.04 1 15 .067 36 0.69 5 0.10 241 4.63 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 36 1 0.03 1 6 .000 32 0.89 4 0.11 177 4.92 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.1
Away 14 55 2 0.04 0 16 .125 39 0.71 7 0.13 269 4.89 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.2
Neutral 9 33 2 0.06 0 15 .133 17 0.52 2 0.06 157 4.76 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.1
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Wins 10 36 1 0.03 1 12 .000 37 1.03 6 0.17 183 5.08 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
Losses 23 88 4 0.05 0 25 .160 51 0.58 7 0.08 420 4.77 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.1
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August 3 10 0 0.00 0 1 .000 8 0.80 0 0.00 55 5.50 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
September 15 59 4 0.07 0 26 .154 43 0.73 8 0.14 285 4.83 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.2
October 10 39 1 0.03 1 9 .000 31 0.79 4 0.10 197 5.05 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.1
November 5 16 0 0.00 0 1 .000 6 0.38 1 0.06 66 4.13 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1

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