Arizona State - Returns for his senior season after qualifying for the NCAA Championships one year earlier... 2009-10: Advanced to the NCAA Championships for the first time in his career and went 1-2 at 133 pounds... placed fourth in the Pac-10 Championships to earn his berth into the national event... finished 19-14 in his first season at 133... included a 10-6 record in duals... finished seventh at the Las Vegas Invitational... posted a pair of four-match winning streaks during the season... went 4-2 in conference duals... 2008-09: Did not compete for the team while sitting out after transferring into the program from Oklahoma State... entered a pair of tournaments as an unattached competitor... won the 125-pound weight at Embry-Riddle Open in Prescott, Ariz.... finished fifth at the Midlands Championships at 125 pounds with a 7-2 record in the prestigious tournament... defeated three of the four seeded wrestlers he faced on the final day of competition, including No. 1 Charlie Falck (Iowa, medical), No. 5 Anthony Robles (ASU, 3-2 decision) and No. 8 Jay Ivanco (Clarion, 2-1 decision).
Oklahoma State: Competed for one season at Oklahoma State (Stillwater, Okla.) after redshirting his true freshman year... opened the 2007-08 season as the starter at 125 pounds for the Cowboys.
High School: A graduate of Bishop Lynch High School (Dallas)... lettered in wrestling four times and was the team captain three times... four-time state champion... four-time high school national finalist... two-time Beast of the East National Champion (2005, 2006)... ranked No. 1 on the Dapper Dan Dream Team (2005-06)... ranked by many publications as the top recruit at his weight coming out of his school.
Personal: Majoring in BIS... parents are Ben and Robin Ashmore... has two brothers: Garrett and Luke... brother Luke wrestles for Arizona State... born November 20, 1987, in Dallas... hobbies include cars and wrestling... full name is Ben Edward Ashmore.
CAREER STATISTICS FOR ASHMORE
* redshirted 2006-07 season at Oklahoma State; ^ competed for Oklahoma State