2012: Freshman at Creighton
• True freshman who started nine matches as a defensive specialist, including season-opener vs. UCF.
• Owns 10 or more digs in eight matches, with a high of 17 vs. Wisconsin (8/25).
• Had at least one ace in 11 matches this season, including three at Evansville (9/29).
• Served 3-0 run with Creighton down 24-23 in third set of eventual 3-1 win vs. Illinois State (11/10) that clinched conference title.
• Ranked sixth on the team in digs.
• Owned team lead in aces five different matches.
• Prep teammate of Kate Elman.
Marian High School
• Finished career with 1,721 assists, 531 digs, 332 kills, 131 blocks and 98 aces in 313 career sets played.
• Voted team MVP by her teammates as a senior on a team that included two other Division I players.
• Named Second-Team All-Metro as a senior after earning Honorable-Mention All-Metro plaudits her junior season.
• Named Honorable-Mention All-State as a senior.
• Earned NSAA Academic All-State accolades and was also awarded the President’s Award of Educational Excellence.
• Ranked 11th in the state with 6.2 assists per set as a senior while splitting time at setter with Ohio State-bound Maggie Heim.
• Had 25 digs in the state semifinal and 28 assists in third-place match.
• Her 2011 team reached the state semifinals and went 34-9, while also ranking second in the state and top-50 nationally.
• As a sophomore, team went 29-1 and was ranked first in Nebraska and No. 12 nationally by Prep.com.
•Team finished in top-four at state tournament all four seasons, including a title in 2009 and a state runner-up finish as a junior.
• High school teammate of Kate Elman.
• Played for coach Rochelle Rohlfs.
• Participated in the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Game following her senior season.
More About Ashley
Full Name: Ashley E. Jansen
Birthday: Nov. 4, 1993
Birthplace: Omaha, Neb.
Parents: Jim & Patty Jansen
Brother: Kate Knowles (26), Emily (24), Kristen (17)
Career Aspiration: Nurse
Favorite TV Show: Friends
Favorite Vacation Spot: Okoboji
Why Creighton: Creighton has everything I’m looking for in a college
Favorite Part of Ryan Athletic Center: Great atmosphere
Best Volleyball Memory: 2011 Marian season
2012 Summer Job: Happy Hollow Rack Room