#3 Ashley Ebert
G 5-7 So. Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman
Started Tech’s first 15 games at point guard as a freshman … Struggled with her confidence at times and moved into a reserve role midway through the season … Worked in the offseason to improve her passing and offensive skills.
1998-99 (FRESHMAN SEASON)
Appeared in 22 of 27 contests, starting the first 15 games of the season at point guard … Along with Niesha Butler, became the first all-fresham starting backcourt for the Yellow Jackets … Finished second on the team in assists with 55, averaging 2.5 per game … Posted season-highs of nine points and eight assists in 39 minutes vs. Davidson on Nov. 21 … Matched her season-high with eight assists vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) in the first round of the Georgia Tech/Atlanta Marriott Northwest Holiday Invitational … Dished out five assists in the Yellow Jackets’ 74-73 upset of No. 17/14 NC State in Raleigh on Dec. 5 … Moved into a reserve role over the last half of the season … Dressed but did not play in Tech’s last five regular-season games due to a rib injury … Came back and made a brief appearance vs. North Carolina in the the ACC Tournament.
Named one of the top-five seniors in South Carolina by the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association and earned preseason Class 4A All-State honors … Recipient of the Presidential Educational Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and the South Carolina High School League Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior … Had a 4.0 grade point average as a senior … Awarded the NCAA National Student-Athlete award with a 3.9 GPA as a junior … Honored as all-region and all-area as a sophomore and junior … Named to the South Carolina All-Freshman Team … Became the only player in school history, male or female, to play varsity basketball in the eighth grade … Member of four state AAU championship teams.
Ashley Elizabeth Ebert was born July 8, 1980 in Lansing, Mich. … Majoring in management … Is the daughter of Tom and Tonia Ebert … Has an older brother, Thomas, age 20.