CU (W) Volleyball BIO
1 Ashley Jansen
Awards & Honors
2012-13    MVC Academic Honor Roll

2014: Junior at Creighton
• Defensive specialist who started 11 times as a junior, and has made 37 starts in her career.
• Led team with 32 aces.
• In BIG EAST play only, ranked third with 0.30 service aces per set and was sixth in all matches.
• Owned 14 matches with double-digit digs, including a high of 17 at Xavier (Nov. 7).
• Team is 24-5 all-time when she owns 10+ digs.
• Served three aces in a 3-0 win over St. John’s (Oct. 17).
• Produced a season-best four kills at No. 16 Kentucky (Sept. 6).
• Delivered a career-high four aces in 3-0 win over Georgetown (Nov. 1).
• Aced St. John’s twice in BIG EAST title-clinching road win (Nov. 15).
• Served three aces in BIG EAST Championship semifinal win over Xavier (Nov. 28).
• Dug 14 balls and served an ace vs. Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 5).

2013: Sophomore at Creighton
• Spent most of the season in the back row to serve and play defense, but also started four straight matches at setter from Nov. 8-16.
• Started 16 of CU’s last 18 matches.
• Had nine digs in CU’s first 13 matches before digging 15 balls in a 3-1 win at Xavier that helped team to first BIG EAST victory (Oct. 5).
• Had 11 digs and her first kill of the season while making her second start on Oct. 11 vs. DePaul in a four-set win.
• Had six digs, one ace and a kill in second start, a 3-0 win vs. Marquette (Oct. 13).
• Recorded 10 digs in 3-0 sweep of Seton Hall (Nov. 3).
• Had 29 assists and added three kills in first career start at setter, a 3-0 win at Villanova (Nov. 8).
• Produced a double-double in her second career start at setter, finishing with 10 digs and career-highs of 39 assists and three blocks, while once again adding three kills at Georgetown (Nov. 9).
• Had 16 assists, seven digs and season-high four kills at Seton Hall (Nov. 16).
• Collected 10 digs vs. Xavier (Nov. 29) in BIG EAST Championship win.
• Had a season-best 16 digs in NCAA Tournament victory over Arkansas (Dec. 6).
• Also added nine digs and an ace in NCAA Tournament match at No. 23 Kansas (Dec. 7).

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 (Aug. 25).
• Had at least one ace in 11 matches, including three at Evansville (Sept. 29).
• Served 3-0 run with Creighton down 24-23 in third set of eventual 3-1 win vs. Illinois State (Nov. 10) that clinched outright Missouri Valley Conference title.
• Ranked sixth on the team in digs with 153.
• 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.
• Team MVP and 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.
• As a junior, her 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
•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.
• Played in the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Game.

More About Ashley
Nov. 4, 1993

Jim and Patty Jansen

Kate Knowles (29), Emily (27), Kristen (20)


Smash, Ashers

Summer 2015 Job
Camp coordinator

Favorite Twitter Account To Follow

Favorite Movie/TV Show
Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Breaking Bad

Favorite Volleyball Memory
Winning the BIG EAST!

Career Aspiration
Pediatric or Labor & Delivery Nurse

Funniest Teammates
Marysa Wilkinson and Kenzie Crawford

Favorite Professor at Creighton
Kandi McCafferty
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Marian