14 Ashley Hand
14 - Ashley Hand
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Greenwood Village, Colo.
Position: S
Major: Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness
Previous School: Cherry Creek HS
Club Team: Colorado Juniors
m 30
k/s 0.75
h % .286
a/s 10.37
b/s 0.43
sa/s 0.14
d/s 2.33

2020-21 (Junior): Hand competed in all 16 of Tech’s matches, playing in all 61 sets overall… ranked first on the team and fourth in the OVC with 591 assists… led Tech and ranked sixth in the league with 9.69 assists per set… finished third on the Golden Eagles with 127 digs and 18 service aces and fourth with 33 total blocks… totaled 35 kills and 70.0 points while hitting .213… racked up a season-high 54 assists with eight digs at Murray State (Mar. 22)… picked up a season-best 16 digs with 41 assists at Murray State (Mar. 21)… reached a career-high five blocks against Morehead State (Mar. 7) and again against Belmont (Mar. 29)… fired a season-high three service aces three times, including back-to-back matches against Eastern Kentucky (Feb. 21 & Feb. 22)… recorded six double-doubles on the year between assists and digs… posted 30 or more assists 11 times, 40 or more assists eight times, and 50 or more assists once… recorded at least 40 assists in five of the final six matches of the year, including 39 in a three-set win.

2019 (Sophomore): Hand appeared in all 30 of the team’s matches, competing in all 112 sets overall… led the team and ranked fourth in the OVC with 1,109 assists and 9.90 assists per set… her 9.90 assists per set was the fifth-best mark in a single season in program history during the rally scoring era… finished second on the Tech squad with 20 service aces and a .278 hitting percentage, third with 277 digs, and fourth with 43 total blocks… totaled 84 kills and 128.5 points… picked up her first career double-double with 15 kills and 12 digs against Arizona State (Sept. 6)… fired off a career-high 58 assists at Evansville (Sept. 17) and again at Eastern Illinois (Oct. 18)… ripped off a career-best eight kills with a whopping .700 hitting percentage at Tennessee State (Oct. 12)… tallied a career-high 18 digs against Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 4)… fired a career-best four service aces against North Alabama (Sept. 14) and again against Southeast Missouri (Sept. 28)… posted a season-high four blocks three different times… racked up 14 double-doubles with assists and digs… recorded at least 30 assists 23 times, at least 40 assists 13 times, and at least 50 assists in six matches… posted four straight with 50 or more assists between Sept. 17 and Sept. 21, all double-double efforts.

2018 (Freshman): Hand played in nine of Tech’s 30 matches, appearing in 14 of 118 sets overall… totaled 26 assists, 1.86 assists per set, three kills, seven digs, four total blocks, and 5.5 points… made her collegiate debut at Western Illinois (Aug. 25)… registered her first career kill, assist, and dig against Hampton (Aug. 30)… doled out a season-high nine assists with a kill and a dig against Montana State (Sept. 14)… racked up a season-high three total blocks against East Carolina (Sept. 1), chipping in six assists… also notched six assists at Seattle U (Sept. 14).

High School: Hand was a four-year letterwinner as a setter for head coach Sally Moos at Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colo.… racked up 631 assists, 197 digs, 72 kills, and 31 blocks as a senior… helped lead the Bruins to a Class 5A runner-up finish at the 2017 Colorado High School Activities Association State Tournament… also helped CCHS to league and regional titles in 2017… named to the All-State First Team by the CHSA and was an Aurora Sentinel All-Centennial League selection in 2017… in 2016, led her school to a fifth-place showing at the State Tournament.

Personal: Daughter of Dave and Amy Hand… born September 23, 1999 in Denver, Colo.… full name is Ashley J. Hand… father, Dave, played tennis at Nebraska… mother, Amy, played tennis at Michigan State.

Academic: Majoring in exercise science and physical wellness with a concentration in pre-physical therapy… named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll six times and to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll three times.

Recent Games
Oct 30 at UT Martin W, 3-2
Nov 5 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1
Nov 6 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1
Nov 12 at Belmont W, 3-2
Nov 13 at Belmont W, 3-2
Nov 18 vs. Austin Peay L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 18
Sets 114 72
Kills 86 57
Kills per set 0.75 0.79
Errors 17 11
Total Attacks 241 161
Hitting Percentage .286 .286
Assists 1182 774
Assists per set 10.37 10.75
Service Aces 16 9
Service Errors 27 14
Service Aces per set 0.14 0.13
Reception Errors 1 1
Digs 266 172
Digs per set 2.33 2.39
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 47 31
Block Total 49 31
Blocks per set 0.43 0.43
Block Errors 3 0
Ball Handling Errors 19 9
Points 127.5 81.5
Points per set 1.1 1.1
Matches started 1 -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 20 at Lipscomb L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 vs. The Citadel   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 at Auburn L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 3 .333 26 0 0 0 12 0 1 2 1 2 1.5
Aug 28 vs. Jackson State W, 3-1 - 4 5 1 12 .333 39 0 2 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 3 South Alabama W, 3-2 - 5 1 0 11 .091 55 1 2 0 10 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Sep 3 Valparaiso L, 3-2 - 5 3 2 10 .100 55 2 2 0 14 2 3 0 5 1 8.5
Sep 4 UNC Asheville W, 3-0 - 3 2 0 7 .286 31 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 3.0
Sep 10 at Chattanooga W, 3-0 - 3 3 0 8 .375 29 1 1 0 12 0 2 1 2 1 5.0
Sep 11 vs. Troy W, 3-0 - 3 3 0 9 .333 31 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 4.5
Sep 11 vs. Virginia Tech L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 5 -.200 22 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 17 vs. Western Carolina L, 3-1 - 4 6 0 6 1.000 35 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 7.0
Sep 18 vs. Houston L, 3-0 - 3 2 0 2 1.000 24 0 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 18 at Alabama L, 3-0 - 3 2 2 5 .000 22 0 1 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 24 at SIUE W, 3-0 - 3 3 0 4 .750 33 1 1 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 25 at SIUE W, 3-1 - 4 4 4 10 .000 45 0 1 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 1 Tennessee State W, 3-1 - 4 6 2 15 .267 49 1 1 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 2 Tennessee State W, 3-1 - 4 3 0 10 .300 46 1 0 0 14 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Oct 6 Morehead State L, 3-1 - 4 0 1 8 -.125 41 1 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 8 Austin Peay W, 3-2 - 5 4 0 11 .364 52 1 1 0 16 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Oct 9 Austin Peay L, 3-1 - 4 4 0 7 .571 33 0 1 0 12 0 1 0 1 3 4.5
Oct 15 at Murray State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 6 .000 27 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 2.0
Oct 16 at Murray State L, 3-1 - 4 2 0 6 .333 36 0 3 0 9 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Oct 22 Southeast Missouri L, 3-1 - 4 3 0 10 .300 49 0 0 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Oct 23 Southeast Missouri W, 3-0 - 3 3 0 8 .375 44 1 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 27 at Morehead State L, 3-1 - 4 2 2 10 .000 39 1 0 0 7 0 6 0 6 1 6.0
Oct 29 at UT Martin L, 3-0 - 3 3 0 7 .429 34 1 1 1 6 0 1 0 1 2 4.5
Oct 30 at UT Martin W, 3-2 - 5 6 0 13 .462 47 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Nov 5 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 - 4 2 1 7 .143 50 0 3 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Nov 6 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 - 4 2 1 6 .167 52 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 12 at Belmont W, 3-2 - 5 8 0 13 .615 42 0 1 0 13 0 2 0 2 1 9.0
Nov 13 at Belmont W, 3-2 - 5 2 0 10 .200 55 0 1 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Nov 18 vs. Austin Peay L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 39 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  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
2018-19 9 14 3 0.21 1 13 .154 26 1.86 0 0.00 7 0.50 1 3 4 0.29 5.5 0.4
2019-20 30 112 84 0.75 17 241 .278 1109 9.90 20 0.18 277 2.47 6 37 43 0.38 128.5 1.1
2020-21 16 61 35 0.57 8 127 .213 591 9.69 18 0.30 127 2.08 1 32 33 0.54 70.0 1.1
2021-22 30 114 86 0.75 17 241 .286 1182 10.37 16 0.14 266 2.33 2 47 49 0.43 127.5 1.1
Total 85 301 208 0.69 43 622 .265 2908 9.66 54 0.18 677 2.25 10 119 129 0.43 331.5 1.1
  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 30 114 86 0.75 17 241 .286 1182 10.37 16 0.14 266 2.33 2 47 49 0.43 127.5 1.1
Conference 18 72 57 0.79 11 161 .286 774 10.75 9 0.13 172 2.39 0 31 31 0.43 81.5 1.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 49 33 0.67 7 110 .236 557 11.37 9 0.18 123 2.51 2 20 22 0.45 54.0 1.1
Away 12 45 36 0.80 8 95 .295 435 9.67 5 0.11 110 2.44 0 22 22 0.49 52.0 1.2
Neutral 6 20 17 0.85 2 36 .417 190 9.50 2 0.10 33 1.65 0 5 5 0.25 21.5 1.1
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Wins 16 64 57 0.89 9 154 .312 700 10.94 9 0.14 156 2.44 0 26 26 0.41 79.0 1.2
Losses 14 50 29 0.58 8 87 .241 482 9.64 7 0.14 110 2.20 2 21 23 0.46 48.5 1.0
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August 2 7 6 0.86 1 15 .333 65 9.29 0 0.00 21 3.00 0 4 4 0.57 8.0 1.1
September 11 39 29 0.74 9 77 .260 382 9.79 8 0.21 87 2.23 2 15 17 0.44 46.5 1.2
October 12 47 36 0.77 5 111 .279 497 10.57 8 0.17 114 2.43 0 23 23 0.49 55.5 1.2
November 5 21 15 0.71 2 38 .342 238 11.33 0 0.00 44 2.10 0 5 5 0.24 17.5 0.8