Ashley began interning at WBTV in the fall of 2013 in the Sports Department. After completing her internship, she started working as an editor for WBTV's Bounce. She joined the Sports Department in August 2014 as a sports reporter, and is loving every minute of it!
Ashley was the 2006 Virginia High School League Scholar/Athlete of the Year, Wendy's Heisman Finalist, WJHL Female Student/Athlete of the Year, earned All-District Honors in Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Track, and Cross Country. She graduated valedictorian of her class and attended Radford University on an academic scholarship. During her time at Radford she worked in athletics, played intramurals, and went on to graduate with honors. After graduation she coached basketball and track, while teaching secondary math in North Carolina. During this time, she returned to school to study broadcasting.
Ashley enjoys watching and playing sports, reading, cooking, traveling, volunteering, and the list goes on and on!
A familiar face out on the court today was Charlotte’s own, Torin Dorn. Dorn grew up in Charlotte and attended Vance high school where his performance on the basketball court earned him a spot on the UNC Charlotte basketball roster in 2014.
North Lincoln was scheduled to play Game 1 of their series versus Randleman at 8 p.m. Friday evening, but that game was postponed due to weather. The Knights will now play Game 1 and 2 of the best-of-three series tomorrow. Game 1 is set to start at 2 p.m.
Perhaps the best moment of practice, actually had nothing to do with making plays and going through drills, but instead raising awareness for a good cause. Coach Rivera took part in the Crack Cancer Challenge.
Quail Hollow Club and the Wells Fargo Championship continued to show support to UNC Charlotte and the community in the wake of the tragic shootings that took place on campus Tuesday during Round 1 of the tournament.
The Duke Blue Devils are gearing up to play No. 16 seed North Dakota State in their NCAA Tournament Round 1 matchup, and while Duke is an experienced program known for making deep runs in the tournament, this year four of Coach K’s five starters are dancing for the first time.