- Ranks as one of the top offensive threats in program history... sits second on the career assists (73) and career points (156) lists... also ranks third in career steals (117) and fourth in career goals scored (83)... her 29 assists recorded in 2004 and 2005 rank as the second-most in a single season while her 34-goal showing in 2005 is tied for the ninth-most in a season...
: Finished third in team scoring with 43 points... tallied the third-most goals with 28 and was second on the squad with 15 assists on the year... led the field players in steals with 38... turned in a career-best four goal performance in ASU's 11-3 defeat of Brown at the Gaucho Invitational... recorded a season-best five points (two goals and three assists) in team's epic 13-12, four-overtime defeat of No. 7 UC Irvine at the MPSF Championships... also scored a pair of goals in the team's 8-5 upset of No. 4 Hawaii earlier in the season... selected to the Academic All-MPSF team...
: Moved up the career ledger at ASU as she posted the second-highest assist total in a season with 29 helpers... added a career-high 34 goals to finish second on the team in scoring... her 63 points led the team while her 35 steals ranked second most... scored at least one point in 25 of 32 games... posted a streak of nine games in a row with at least one point, scoring 15 goals while adding 10 assists for 25 points... also added a streak of seven games in a row as well... posted multiple goal games in 11 occasions, including four hat-tricks... recorded four or more points in a game six different times...
: Opened her collegiate career by leading the team in assists (29) and ranking third in goals scored (21)... her 50 points ranked her tied for second on the squad... her assist total is the freshman record while her point total ranked fourth and her goal total fifth among freshman all-time at ASU... overall, her 29 assists also rank tied for second-most all-time... twice tallied six points in a contest... also recorded three or more assists in four games... earned Outstanding (GPA of 4.0-3.71) All-Academic Honors from the AWPCA and was one of just three water polo student-athletes in the nation to hold a 4.0 GPA.
High School: A 2002 graduate of St. Catherine's Anglican Girls School (Waverly, NSW, Australia)... earned four letters in water polo while competing in the Independent Girls Schools Sports Association... captained the water polo team all four years... in water polo, named first team All-IGSSA all four years of competition... named to all-Combined Independent Schools first team all four years... as a junior and senior, earned a spot on the New South Wales All-Schools First Team... also was the Australian All Schools Team captain as a senior... internationally, was a member of the 2000 Australian Under-17 team... was a member of the Australian Under-20 team (2002 and 2003) that has competed in Germany, Greece and Hawaii... member of the 2002 Australian School Girls team that competed in New Zealand and Canada.
Personal: Majoring in mass communication and journalism... born Oct. 2, 1984, in Sydney, Australia... parents are Phillip and Virginia Bower... two siblings: brother Luke and sister Danielle... full name is Ashley Kate Bower.
|Bower's Career Statistics
Single Game Superlatives:
Goals: 4 vs. Brown (2/25/06)
Assists: 4 vs. UC Santa Cruz (4/17/04)
Points: 6 (2x) last vs. UC Santa Cruz (4/17/04)
Shots: 10 at #7 UC Irvine (4/29/06)
Steals: 5 vs. #19 Princeton (2/25/05)