2012 (Sophomore Season) Started all 51 games at second base for the Jayhawks... Recorded a perfect 21-for-21 stolen base mark, the most stolen bases by a Jayhawk since the 2000 season... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored a stolen base against Connecticut (3/2)... Went 4-for-4 with two runs scored and a stolen base against Charleston Southern (3/2)... Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three stolen bases against Delaware State (3/9)... Stole two bases against Missouri State (3/27) and another at No. 22/25 Baylor (4/6)... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against Wichita State (4/11)... Stole her 20th base of the season against the Cyclones (4/22)... Got a hit and stole her 21st base of the season, making her a perfect 21-for-21 on the season, in the first game of the doubleheader with UMKC (4/25).
2011 (Freshman Season) Started all 53 of the team's games, including the first 44 at shortstop with eight starts at second base and one as designated hitter... Successful on 9-of-10 stolen base attempts... Tied for the team lead with five sacrifice hits... Posted a .255 batting average with 19 runs and six RBIs... Began the season strong with a .400 batting average through the team's first 12 games and maintained a .300 batting average to the midway point of the season (27th game)... Went a perfect 3-for-3 with two stolen bases and a run scored in her collegiate debut to help Kansas upset No. 25 North Carolina, 5-4 (Feb. 11)... Scored a season-high four runs and stole a base in a 17-7 victory against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 19)... Recorded her first career multi-RBI game in a 2-for-4 performance against Stetson (Feb. 19)... Had her second three-hit game of the season against Georgia Tech (March 19) when she went 3-for-4 with a run scored... Hit a triple against Nebraska (April 3) for her lone extra-base hit of the season.
Salina South High School Softball letterwinner from Salina South High School in Salina, Kan.... Helped the Cougars to three consecutive state tournament appearances... Team also won regionals in 2007... Named all-league and all-state second team in 2009 after leading her team with a .488 batting average, 40 hits and 16 stolen bases... Named her team's defensive player of the year and earned the golden glove award.
Club Played for the Wichita Mustangs Gold under head coach Mark Griggs.
Personal Born Ashley Shawnté Newman... Daughter of Lester and Joanne Newman... Has two brothers, Anthony and Aaron... Would like to major in pre-medicine... Cousin, Terence Newman, played football for Kansas State and then the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL.