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Ashley Homitz
Ashley Homitz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
The Bolles School

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB/RS

Birthdate:
07/20/1987

2007 (Junior)
Appeared in 30 matches, making six starts ... Played in a total of 105 sets ... Named to the Dean's List in 2007-08 ... Received the team's Dedication Award ... Finished fifth on the team in both kills (170) and kills per set (1.62) ... Had 68 total blocks, which was tied for third-best on the team ... Her seven block solos and 61 block assists were also third-most on the squad ... Opened the season with three kills, three total blocks and two assists against Pittsburgh (Aug. 31) at the Best Western/Sycamore Inn Classic (Aug. 31-Sept. 1) ... Posted three block assists and two kills in the final match of the tournament against Michigan (Sept. 1) ... Had a very good showing at the Black & Gold Challenge (Sept. 7-8), recording a combined 15 kills, six digs and five assists in the final two matches of the weekend ... Posted seven kills and hit .700 (no errors in 10 attempts) against Radford (Sept. 8) and turned in her best all around performance of the season against Jacksonville (Sept. 8), notching eight kills, a season-high four assists and a career-high five digs in the four-set win over the Dolphins ... Posted a career-high five digs and eight kills the following weekend against Rice (Sept. 14) in the opening match of the Univ. of Houston Tournament (Sept 14-15) ... Recorded three kills and three block assists a day later against Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 15) and four kills and five block assists against host Houston to wrap up the tourney ... Opened ACC play with two kills and one block assist at Duke (Sept. 18) ... Notched two kills and two assists in the Deacons' ACC home opener against Boston College (Sept. 21) and two digs and two block assists the next day against Maryland (Sept. 22) ... Started Wake's four-match road trip by hitting a career-best .833 with five kills in six attempts at Miami (Sept. 28) and followed that with four kills and a career-high six total blocks, including a career-high two block solos against Florida State (Sept. 30) ... Closed the road swing with five kills against North Carolina (Oct. 4) and three kills and three block assists against NC State (Oct. 6) ... Recorded a combined 40 kills and 14 total blocks over Wake's next five matches...Tallied nine kills against Duke (Oct. 9) and eight kills against Clemson (Oct. 12) ... Matched a career-best with six block assists and seven kills against Georgia Tech (Oct. 13) ... Tied a career-best with two block solos and five total blocks against Virginia (Oct. 19) ... Recorded the first of three double-digit kill performances one day later against Virginia Tech (Oct. 20), notching 10 kills against the Hokies ... The following weekend, she totaled nine kills and four total blocks at Boston College (Oct. 28) ... After posting five kills against Florida State (Nov. 2) and three kills against Miami (Nov. 3), she tallied a career-high 13 kills while hitting .400 at Clemson (Nov. 8) ... Finished the season strong, recording 37 kills, eight digs and eight total blocks over the final four matches ... Notched her third double-digit kill performance of the season against North Carolina (Nov. 14), collecting 11 kills on a career-high 38 attack attempts ... Put away nine kills and hit .412 in the Deacs' final home match against NC State (Nov. 16) ... Wrapped up the season with nine kills, three digs and three total blocks against Virginia (Nov. 23).

2006 (Sophomore)
Saw action in 13 matches off the bench ... Battled through injuries to play in 33 sets total ... Received the team's Unsung Hero Award ... Named to the Dean's List in 2006-07 ... Finished the season with 26 total blocks, an average of 0.79 per set ... Turned in an identical 0.79 kills per set as well ... Ranked third on the team in blocks per set and eighth in kills per set ... Made her season debut in one set against Maryland (Oct. 13) ... Had a kill and a block assist at Florida State (Oct. 20) ... Turned in one of her most productive performances of the season at Georgia Tech (Oct. 28), finishing with seven kills and a career-high six block assists ... Played in three sets against North Carolina (Nov. 1), recording a kill and a dig ... Tallied three block assists in two sets at Duke (Nov. 7) ... Totaled two kills and three block assists three days later at Boston College (Nov. 10) ... Finished with a season-high nine kills and a career-high four assists at Maryland (Nov. 12) ... Also had a season-high 22 attempts and a pair of block assists against the Terps ... Had two kills, two block assists and a season-best two digs at Virginia (Nov. 17) ... Tallied two more block assists in three sets at Virginia Tech (Nov. 18) ... Recorded five block assists against Florida State (Nov. 21) ... Ended the season with two block assists against Miami (Nov. 22).

2005 (Freshman)
Appeared in seven matches with one start ... Played in 11 sets total ... Named to the 2005-06 ACC Honor Roll ... Named to the fall 2005 and spring 2006 Dean's Lists ... Finished the season with nine kills and eight total blocks ... Made her collegiate debut against Louisville (Sept. 2) at the Courtyard by Marriott Airport Classic ... Appeared in two sets against the Cardinals, registering two attempts ... Recorded two block assists and one kill in two sets the next day against Ohio (Sept. 3) ... Had her best match of the season against South Dakota State (Sept. 17) at the Black & Gold Challenge ... Tallied season-highs with five kills, 10 attempts, five block assists, one block solo and a hitting percentage of .200 in two sets ... Made ACC debut in two sets against NC State (Oct. 1), posting one kill and one assist ... Appeared in one set at Duke (Oct. 4) and recorded one kill ... Played her final match of the season against Clemson (Oct. 28) and had one kill in the victory.

High School
Entered Wake Forest as the first player to train with the A-2 junior national team ... Was No. 88 on the Prepvolleyball Top 100 Seniors ... Played alongside teammate Jessica Furlong for the Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association club team that was ranked in the top five in the Florida region ... Two-time All-State selection at The Bolles School ... Four-time All-City selection ... Nominated for the Jasper Award for amateur and pro athletes out of Jacksonville, Fla. ... Selected to Volleyball Magazine's 2004 honor roll ... High school team was a three-time state runner-up ... Named the team's MVP in her senior season ... Named to the All-Tournament Teams for the Bolles Invitational, Tampa Tournament and the Gainesville Invitational ... Earned four letters in volleyball.

Personal
Majoring in art history ... Born July 27, 1987, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Daughter of Kimberly Homitz ... Chose Wake Forest for the academics, the volleyball program and the small college town ... Grandfather Bob Pritchard played basketball for Alabama ... Lists her mother as the most impressive person she knows.

 

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