West Bend, Wis.
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Of Note: Joined the Badgers in the spring of 2009 during an open tryout ... is a junior academically
Honors: 2009 Academic All-Big Ten
2010: Played in eight matches, starting one, and 20 sets ... had a career-high six digs vs. Chicago State (Sept. 4) and vs. Iowa (Nov. 20) ... had three digs at Penn Sate (Nov. 12) ... averaging 1.07 digs per set ... also had a service ace vs. the Cougars and vs. the Hawkeyes
2009: Played in 17 matches and 51 sets ... had two service aces vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... tallied one service ace and four digs vs. Iowa (Sept. 23) ... had one ace and two digs at Green Bay (Sept. 16) ... tallied one service ace at Ohio State (Oct. 2) and at Penn State (Oct. 3) ... averaged 0.14 aces and 0.33 digs per set
High School: Earned first-team all-county honors as a senior ... two-time second-team all-conference honoree and earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a sophomore ... earned second-team all-county honors as a junior ... aided her team to the Wisconsin Little Ten Conference title during her senior season ... team captain ... four-year letterwinner ... competed with the Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club ... earned a fifth-place finish at the 2004 Junior Olympics ... member of the National Honor Society
Personal: Nicknames are Ash, Wieds and Smashley ... parents are Peter and Michele Wiedmeyer ... has one sister Tricia (27) ... enjoys playing sand volleyball, watching movies and spending time with family and friends ... has volunteered at American Family Children's Hospital and several blood drives around campus ... member of Aspiring Nurses Association
"The campus atmosphere and school spirit are amazing here!
I couldn't see myself anywhere else."
||2 vs. Iowa, 11-20-10
||2 vs. Michigan State, 10-9-09
||6 (2x; MR vs. Iowa, 11-20-10)
||2 vs. Michigan State, 10-9-09
Off the Court with Ashley Wiedmeyer
Favorites - Spot on campus: Terrace; Movie: The Departed; TV Show: King of Queens; Volleyball Player: Kerri Walsh; Sports team: Badgers!
First started volleyball: 5th grade
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: the dedicated fans and school spirit
Before each match, I: listen to my iPod
Best UW road trip: spring break in California (even though my feet got incredibly sunburned!)
One word that describes the team: camaraderie
Most memorable volleyball achievement: being a part of the UW Volleyball team!
This summer, I: took two classes, conditioned/lifted, played volleyball
The best thing about the Field House is: the fans and atmosphere
Who is the funniest player on the team? Janelle Gabrielsen
Who is the best-dressed player on the team? Mary Ording
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate volleyball? I would still be attending UW Madison and studying nursing
Dream as a collegiate player: win a Big Ten championship
Persons most admired/role models: parents and sister
My most prized possession is: my phone
I can't live without: my family... and my phone
My secret addiction is: Qdoba nachos
You won't catch me eating: tuna
Nobody knows how much I love to... sing in the shower
If I could live any place in the world it would be: somewhere warm and on the beach
If you could have any talent: have a good singing voice
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: sky dive
Post-college plans: work at Children's Hospital as a nurse
Career goal: work at Children's Hospital as a nurse
Most famous person I've ever met: Kerri Walsh
If I could have one superpower, it would be: to fly!
What are you most thankful for? my family, friends, and the opportunity to play for the Badgers
What are you passionate about? Volleyball!