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Ashley Chastain
Ashley Chastain

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palmetto, Ga.

High School:
Landmark Christian School

Last College:
Columbus State

Height:
5-6

Position:
P

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

Chastain's Career Statistics

Chastain's 2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
Chastain's 2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
Chastain's 2010 Game-by-Game Statistics

  • 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2010 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2009 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Finished her career tied for 11th in relief appearances at South Carolina, while she graduated with the seventh-most hit batters by a Gamecock in history.

2011 (SENIOR): Started 15 games in the circle and made 20 appearances overall...Posted a 3.01 ERA to go with a 4-5 record...Tallied four complete games and two shutouts, tossing 69.2 innings on the year...Started the season with a win over Furman (2/12), giving up four hits and one earned run in four innings of work...Posted her first shutout with a one-hit effort against Stony Brook (3/6)...In relief at Mississippi State (3/9), she tossed three hitless innings...Threw a four-hit complete-game shutout at Coastal Carolina (3/22)... Started the second game of the series against No. 5 Florida (4/30) and did not allow a run in 3.2 innings of work...Garnered recognition on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (JUNIOR): Earned spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll...Led the pitching staff with 33 appearances, 22 starts and 88.2 innings tossed...Went 4-17 on the season with a 5.76 ERA...Also had two saves...Buckled down in tough situations, allowing a .222 batting average with the bases loaded and a .236 mark with runners on and two outs...Won her first starts, over Coastal Carolina (2/14) and Longwood (2/16)...Sandwiched a save over Winthrop (2/14) between those victories...Also picked up a save in her fourth appearance of the year, going 2.2 innings without allowing a run or walk against Florida A&M (2/19)...Her last win was her biggest, as she threw 5.1 innings of shutout ball against DePaul (3/6), fanning a season-best five batters...Drew the start in the 950th win of Joyce Compton's career, allowing just one earned run on five hits and a walk in four innings at Coastal Carolina (3/24).

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll...Threw in nine games, starting three...Pitched great in her debut, allowing just one earned run in four innings of relief work at No. 7 Tennessee (3/15)...Made her first career start in the second game of the doubleheader against Mississippi (3/18)...Threw three innings of shutout ball to start the final game at No. 19 LSU (4/26)...Her final start was a 9-2 win, her only victory of the year, over Kentucky, as she went five innings, allowing one earned run on four hits.

2008 (AT COLUMBUS STATE): Led the Cougars with a 2.04 ERA in 20 appearances...Struck out 36 in 89.1 innings, tossing 10 complete games and two shutouts in 16 starts...Walked only 13 during the season...Earned a spot on the 2008 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Scholar Honor Roll...Played for Gamecock Hall of Fame member Tiff Tootle at the Division II school.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in softball at Landmark Christian School in Fairburn, Ga., for coach Tina Whitlock...Earned all-region honors all four years...Named team MVP in 2006...Also picked up second-team all-state honors in 2006...Won the golden glove award in 2005...A three-year team captain...Elected the senior class president and was a member of the National Honor Society and beta club...Won the 2006 Anatomy/Physiology class award...Also picked up one letter in basketball...Played travel ball with coach Jessica Seamon's Atlanta Vipers...Played twice in the ASA Nationals for the 16U team and once in the 18U Gold ASA Nationals.

PERSONAL: The daughter of Renee and David, Ashley Nicole Chastain was born in Atlanta, Ga....Has one sister, Amanda, who will play softball at Carson-Newman...Enjoys going to the beach...Graduated in history with a minor in education.

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