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    Ashley Key

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Atlanta, Ga.

    High School:
    Landmark Christian

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Guard

    Experience:
    2V

    Pronunciation:
    Ash-Lee


    Ashley Key in PDF Format

    Career: 39 double figure scoring games.

    Junior (2005-06): Played mostly at point and three-guard, but slid into two-spot occasionally ... Started every game, except for final home game, which is designated for seniors to start ... Was the team's leading assist maker (124) and free throw shooter by percentage (79.4) ... Leading scorer in seven games, leading assist-maker in 18 games ... Had 12 games with five or more assists ... Posted career highs of points, three-pointers made, free throws, blocks, steals, assists - had seven helpers in six games, including three times in last eight games of the year ... Best game of season was against No. 19 Vanderbilt with 23 points, 10 free throws made, five assists, four steals, one block in 29 minutes ... Averaged 2.3 more points per game than as a sophomore ... Posted 19 double-figure scoring games, including 8 of last 12 games ... Recorded her best free throw percentage of her career at 79.4 percent, which was nearly 15 percent better than her sophomore season and nearly 30 percent better than freshman year ... Had three, 20-point games in career, earning two as a junior and one as a sophomore ... Ranked eighth in ACC for assists (4.00), 11th for free throw pct. (79.4) and 11th for assist:turnover ratio (1.31) ... In ACC games only, was ranked 25th in scoring, 5th in assists (4.50), 9th in free throw pct. (82.7), and 7th for assist:turnover ratio (1.29) ... Named to ACC All-Defensive team for second-straight year ... Six-time NC State State Farm Player of the Game (Saint Joseph's, Vanderbilt at No. 1 North Carolina, at Florida State , versus Wake Forest and Georgia Tech) ... Became just the 18th player all-time to make 11 free throws in a game and had best assists average of any player since 2001-02 (4.00) ... Team voted Best Defensive Player, Preseason Award recipient and MVP 2005-06 team.

    Sophomore (2003-04): ACC All-Defensive team selection ... Selected to guard opposing team's top perimeter players ... Started 28 of 29 games played ... Tallied 16 double figure games, including a career-high 21 at North Carolina ... Second on squad for three-pointers made with 32 ... Had five double figure scoring performances in ACC games, including three of last five played ... Posted one or fewer turnovers in 19 games ... Improved scoring average from 5.0 ppg as a freshman to 8.6 ppg as a sophomore, which was third on the team ... 12 games with multiple steals, finished with 35 for the year ... State Farm's NC State player of the game three times, North Carolina A&T, at Georgia Tech and at North Carolina ... Preseason Award ... Team Voted Best Defensive Player ... Team MVP honor.

    Freshman (2002-03): Known for her defense ... Came off the bench to score 17 points in 23 minutes of action in the win at home versus Georgia Tech ... Was on fire from behind the arc at Clemson hitting 5-of-8 for a career-high 18 points ... Grabbed a career-high six rebounds against FAMU and had two steals ... Had three double figure games, including 16 points against UPMayaguez, 18 against Clemson and 17 against Georgia Tech ... San Juan Shootout All-Tournament Team Rex Healthcare Player of the Game 3 times: UP-Mayaguez, Clemson (1/11), Georgia Tech (2/1).

    High School: Four-time letterwinner in basketball and was captain her junior and senior years, also lettered one year in track ... Ranked 27th nationally as a shooting guard by the All Star Girls Report ... 2002 Junior USA team camp ... Three-straight trips to the adidas camp ... Three-time all-region honoree ... As a freshman and senior, Key helped lead the War Eagles to Region 5A Championship titles ... Played on the winning North team in the North vs. South all-star game ... Advanced to the state final four in 2003, scored 44 points and grabbed 19 rebounds ... 2003 South Fulton Player of the Year ... Street & Smith All-American Honorable Mention and School Sports All-Metro Fourth team as a junior ... adidas Top 10 Camp as a sophomore ... Orlando Sentinel All-South team Honorable Mention and All-Greater Atlanta Second Team in 2003 ... Averaged 22 ppg, 11 rpg and 7 apg as a senior.

    Personal: Ashley Nicole Key ... Daughter of Gregory and Darlene Key ... Has two brothers Kareem and Mario and one sister April ... Was on the high school honor roll all four years as a member of the National Beta Club and graduated Cum Laude ... Double majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a minor in Spanish.

    Season/Career Highs
    Points
    2005-06 23 vs. Vanderbilt (11/30/05)
    Career 23 vs. Vanderbilt (11/30/05)

    Field Goals Made
    2005-06 8 vs. Iowa St. (11/25/05)
    Career 9 at North Carolina (2/20/05)

    3-Ptrs. Made
    2005-06 6 vs. Iowa State (11/25/05)
    Career 6 vs. Iowa State (11/25/05)

    Free Throws Made
    2005-06 11 vs. Wake Forest (2/9/06)
    Career 11 vs. Wake Forest (2/9/06)

    Rebounds
    2005-06 7, 4x at Clemson (2/16/06)
    Career 7, 4x at Clemson (2/16/06)

    Assists
    2005-06 7, 6x at Boston College (2/24/06)
    Career 7, 6x at Boston College (2/24/06)

    Steals
    2005-06 5 vs. Florida State (3/3/06)
    Career 5 vs. Florida State (3/3/06)

    Blocks
    2005-06 2 vs. Delaware St. (12/11/05)
    Career 2 vs. Delaware St. (12/11/05)

    Minutes
    2005-06 40 at North Carolina (2/2/06)
    Career 42 at North Carolina (2/20/05)

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