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Trip Ashley
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Trip Ashley 1105938
Position: Defense
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Tower Hill
Major: Org. Community Leadership
Experience: 2 Letters

At Delaware: Fourth-year member of the squad as a defenseman • senior who has outstanding size at 6-6 and 215 lbs. • one of team's most improved players • has great range on the field and is physical and aggressive • has excellent IQ and directs traffic with defense • expected to be a second-year starter and team with Brandon Worrall and All-CAA selection James Connelly on first unit • one of two Delaware high school products on the squad • has played in 18 career games and recorded 20 groundballs.

2013 Season: Broke into starting lineup as a sophomore and enjoyed a solid season on Delaware defensive unit • only player on the team to start all 15 games • recorded 19 groundballs and caused seven turnovers • had only shot vs. High Point in season opener • recorded season-high three groundballs vs. High Point • team went 5-10 under head coach Bob Shillinglaw.

2012 Season: Saw action in three games in a backup role to earn first letter as a redshirt freshman • played in games vs. Johns Hopkins, Stony Brook, and Hofstra • recorded one groundball vs. Hofstra • team went 6-9 under Shillinglaw.

2011 Season: Did not see action in first year at Delaware and retained freshman eligibility • member of squad that went 11-7, captured the Colonial Athletic Association title, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament under Shillinglaw.

High School: Three-sport standout in lacrosse, soccer, and basketball at Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Del.• played four years of varsity lacrosse for head coach Brad duPont at Tower Hill School • assistant coach for squad was former Blue Hen All-American Dan Deckelbaum • missed junior year with an injury• led Tower Hill to state title as a senior.• earned All-American honors as a senior and was also a two-time All-State and two-time all-conference selection • two-time winner of team's Howitzer Award as the top defensive player • also played two seasons of varsity basketball and three in soccer as a goalkeeper • two-time All-State player in soccer, earning third team honors as a senior • two-time all-conference • named team's defensive Most Valuable Player twice • earned Jefferson Award for community service and Tower Hill Spiller Achievement Award.

Personal: Patrick Barlow "Trip" Ashley • born July 17, 1991 • son of Patrick and Ann Ashley • organizational community leadership major with a minor in visual arts • spent summer of 2013 touring Italy and Croatia and lived in Montenegro for a month • has worked at NativeVision sports camp for Native Americans sponsored by Johns Hopkins and the NFL Players Association for four summers • was honored for his service to the organization and his work as a supervisor in a Evening with the Stars ceremony in Washington, D.C. in December, 2012 • has an older sister • hobbies include art and design, metal sculpture art, music, and community service • father is a financial advisor and mother is an artist and teacher • part of an athletic family • sister, Blakely, was a four-year tennis standout at Princeton who captured two Ivy League titles and advanced to the NCAA Tournament • aunt, Allison Barlow, played four years of field hockey and lacrosse at Dartmouth and led the team to an Ivy League title.

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