12  Ashley McRae
Ashley  McRae

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
Bethesda Chevy Chase

Height:
5-9

Position:
Middle Hitter


2014: Played in all 31 matches and saw action in 117 sets during her sophomore year…Led the Pirates with 84 total blocks and was second on the squad with an average of 0.72 blocks per set…Led East Carolina with a .360 attack percentage which ranked fourth in the American Athletic Conference and in the top 55 in the nation…Was third on the team with 250 kills for an average of 2.14 kills per set…Added 14 digs and four assists…Recorded a season-high seven blocks on three occasions…Notched a career-high 15 kills against DePaul (9/20) at the Penn State Invitational.

2013: Saw action in 56 sets and 24 matches as a freshman...Finished the year with 58 kills (1.04 per set), 44 total blocks (0.79 per set), four digs and two assists...Tallied a career-best nine kills versus Charlotte (11/10)...Led the team with eight total blocks against UAB (10/4) for a new career-high.

Bethesda Chevy Chase High School: Three-year letterwinner under head coach Marie Cornejo...Played in all 56 sets as a senior and posted 117 kills which was second on the squad...Added 50 solo blocks and posted a hitting percentage of .389...Nominated for the County's Senior All-Star game...Named Gazette Honorable Mention selection...Was second on the team in kills (94) as a junior...Finished her junior year with 35 total blocks with 27 solo blocks and eight block assists...Gained experience playing club volleyball with the Metro American 18 Travel club under the direction of head coach Silvia Johnson.

Personal: Born Ashley Amanda McRae on June 9, 1995 in Silver Spring, Md...Daughter of Jacqueline and Will McRae...Has two older brothers named Justin Herrera, 25, and Jordan Herrera, 23...Her brother Jordan plays basketball for North Carolina A&T...Majoring in business administration with a minor in psychology.