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#1 Ashley Jansen
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Marian
2012: Freshman at Creighton
• True freshman who started nine matches as a defensive specialist, including season-opener vs. UCF.
• Owned 10 or more digs in eight matches, with a high of 17 vs. Wisconsin (8/25).
• Had at least one ace in 11 matches, 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 in five different matches.

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.
• Was 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 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.

Creighton Awards & Honors
2012-13    MVC Academic Honor Roll

More About Ashley
Full Name: Ashley E. Jansen
Birthday: Nov. 4, 1993
Birthplace: Omaha, Neb.
Parents: Jim and Patty Jansen
Sisters: Kate Knowles (27), Emily (25), Kristen (18)
Major: Nursing
Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Grey’s Anatomy
Why Creighton: Location, academics, volleyball
Favorite Part of Ryan Athletic Center: The atmosphere on game day
Best Volleyball Memory: Winning MVC regular-season and tournament titles, and beating Nebraska
2013 Summer Job: Happy Hollow Rack Room
Thoughts on Joining the BIG EAST: I’m excited and think it’s a great move for Creighton
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