Ashley Smith

Ashley  Smith


League City, Texas

High School:
Clear Creek HS





Four Earn Dr. Gerald Lage Award From Big 12

Horned Frogs receive the Big 12's highest academic honor.


Duo Named AVCA All-Southwest Region

Natalie Gower and Ashley Smith earned AVCA postseason honors for the second straight season.


TCU Muscle Milk Athletes of the Week

Brodziansky and Smith earn weekly honors.


Volleyball Academic All-Big 12 Announced

Six Horned Frogs earned the distinction as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.


Smith Named Senior CLASS Candidate

Ashley Smith was one of 30 candidates selected for the prestigious award.


TCU Volleyball Banquet

Photos by Mike Lewis


TCU vs. Wichita State: 12/2/16

Photos by Kelcee Harwood


TCU vs. West Virginia: 11/23/16

Photos by Sharon Ellman


TCU vs. Baylor: 11/16/16

Photos by Sharon Ellman


TCU vs. Kansas State: 11/5/16

Photos by Sharon Ellman

2015 Honorable Mention AVCA All-American
2015 AVCA All-Southwest Region First Team
2015 All-Big 12 Second Team
2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2014 All-Big 12 Second Team
2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2015 (Junior)
Started and played in all 29 matches and missed only one of the 102 sets played … paced the team with 294 kills and 2.91 kills per set … led the team with 12 double-doubles on the year … recorded five double-doubles in a row from Oct. 3 to Oct. 21 … totaled 14 double-digit kill performances on the season with a season- and career-high 23 kills coming in the five-set win against Kansas State on Oct. 3 … led the team in conference action with 167 kills and 2.93 kills per set … had a season- and career-high .450 hitting clip at Tulane where she totaled 12 kills and only three errors on 20 attempts … led the team in kills in 11 matches … rounded out the season with 291 digs and 2.88 digs per set which was good for second on the team … led the team in digs in eight matches … scored a season-high 16 digs twice … had double-digit digs on 18 occasions and a string of five-straight matches with double-digit digs … second on the team in conference action with 156 digs and 2.74 digs per set … finished the season with 64.0 total blocks … put up a season-high 5.0 total blocks in three separate matches … also totaled 46 assists and led the team with 26 service aces … scored a season-high 26.5 points in the five-set win against Kansas State with 23 kills, 11 digs and 5.0 total blocks … collected multiple honors through the year starting with being selected to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team … named to three all-tournament teams at the Crosstown Classic, SDSU/USD Invitational and SMU Doubletree Invitational … named TCU Muscle Milk Athlete of the Week on Sept. 23 and TCU Scholar Athlete of the Month for October … earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors and was a member of the All-Big 12 Second Team … rounded out the year by being the fourth player in program history named Honorable Mention AVCA All-American.

2014 (Sophomore)
Saw action in all 32 matches and played in 114 sets … started 31 of the 32 matches played … led the team in kills with 333 and kills per set (2.92) … finished second on the team with 27 service aces and 277 digs … in conference only matches, Smith led the team with 186 kills and 3.00 kills per set, which was good for No. 9 in the league standings … totaled 17 service aces in conference action, 0.27 service aces per set and finished ranked No. 7 in the conference standings … notched double-digit kills on 16 occasions and double-digit digs 14 times … had double-digit kills in 15 matches over a 20 match span … had a team-leading 11 double-doubles on the season, including six in a seven-game span between Oct. 29 and Nov. 19 … set career-highs in kills (20 vs. Oklahoma 11/5), hitting percentage (.429 vs. SHSU 9/19), assists (5 vs. Notre Dame 9/12), service aces (4 vs. WVU 10/29) and digs (19 vs. ISU (11/15) … totaled a season-high four blocks against Baylor on Oct. 4 … led the team in kills on 17 occasions, while also leading the team in digs twice and in service aces nine times … garnered All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors … named MVP of the TCU Molten Invitational and picked up All-Tournament honors at the TCU Nike Invitational and Shamrock Invitational

2013 (Freshman)
Played in 28 matches and saw time in 101 sets ... finished second on the team in kills with 265 and fourth in digs with 195 ... led the team nine times in kills, six times in service aces and one time in service aces and digs ... finished the season fifth on the season in service aces with 11 ... totaled double-digit kills on 13 occasions and double-digit digs on six occasions ... had a stretch of five straight double-digit kill matches ... recorded a season and career-high 17 kills twice against USC and Oklahoma ... along with the 17 kills against the Sooners, Smith tallied a season- and career-high three service aces ... had her first of two double-doubles against USC with 17 kills and a season- and career-high 19 digs ... tallied the final double-double in the final match of the season at Texas Tech with 12 kills and 11 digs ... led the team in the final two matches of the season in kills and was named Co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Week and TCU Muscle Milk Athlete of the Week ... picked up All-Tournament honors at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational and the TCU Nike/Molten Invitational.

High School
A six-rotation player with a strong swing on the outside ... attended Clear Creek High School in coastal League City, Texas ... her high school squad advanced to the regional semifinals in 2010, area finals in 2011 and area semifinals in 2012 ... tallied more than 2,100 career kills while earning 24-5A District MVP in 2011 and 2012 ... was an all-district first-team selection in 2010 ... also earned Galveston County Offensive Player of the Year accolades in 2011 and AVCA All-American honors in 2012 ... earned Under Armour High School All-American honorable mention honors ... Also earned 24-5A academic all-district all four years of high school ... plays at the club level for Absolute Volleyball Academy of Texas in Dickinson ... her club was a 2011 open national qualifier.

Full name is Ashley Brianna Smith ... daughter of Brian and Marcy Smith ... has two brothers, Austin and Hunter ... father played football at Arizona and uncle played football at Cal-Poly ... brother, Austin, currently plays football at Texas A&M Commerce ... majoring in business ... hobbies include rollerblading, reading and music.

2013 28-101 265 107 803 2.62 .197 15 0.15 11-14 22 195 1.93 4-37 0.41 11 3 298.5
2014 32-114 333 102 963 2.92 .240 31 0.27 27-32 34 277 2.43 5-38 0.38 7 3 384.0
2015 29-101 294 91 839 2.91 .242 46 0.46 26-27 19 291 2.88 1-63 0.63 8 2 352.5
Career 89-316 892 300 2605 2.82 .227
0.29 64-73 75 763 2.41 10-138
26 8 1035.0

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