NAME: Ashley Volpenhein
SCHOOL: Mason High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Going to Jr. World Championships with Team USA in Singapore
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'8"-140 lbs.
PARENTS: Dan & Shelley
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My sister, Julia."
FUTURE GOAL: Winning NCAAs with Stanford
A swimming All-American and a four-year varsity starter at Mason, Ashley already has won six Ohio state swimming championships and holds numerous swimming records.
She is a three-time Ohio state champ in the 50 freestyle, a two-time champ in the 100 freestyle and was a member of last year’s state champion 400 freestyle relay team. She holds Ohio high school records in the 50 freestyle (22.35) and the 100 freestyle (48.96).
Last year, Ashley was the Co-Swimmer of the Meet at the Ohio state championships, Cincinnati Div. I Co-Swimmer of the Year, GMC Swimmer of the Year (for the third time) and Women’s Sports Association High School Sportswoman of the Year in swimming. She also is a member of the Mason Manta Ray and competes on the Team USA swim team.
Also a scholastic All-American and member of National Honor Society, Ashley will swim collegiately at Stanford University.
Her favorite athlete is Anthony Ervin, favorite entertainer is Chance the Rapper, favorite book is Gone Girl, favorite movie is Pulp Fiction, and most-like-to-meet is Kanye West.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Ashley is an outstanding student - athlete! She is extremely dedicated, committed & highly motivated. Ashley is also very confident, focused, and shows great passion for swimming"
— Mark Sullivan, Swimming
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