Battled back from an injury in 2015 to play in 26 games last year ... Can hit for power ... Also a crafty right-hander, who pitched important innings in 2016 ... Will mostly be used as a designated player or at first base in 2017.
* 2016 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
* 2016 Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team
2016 SEASON - JUNIOR
Was a major contributor in her first playing season at San Diego State, playing in 26 of the team's 52 games ... Batted .185 (5-for-27) with two RBIs, four runs, a double, two walks and a hit by pitch, posting a .267 on-base percentage and a .222 slugging mark ... Also logged the fourth-most innings in the circle, going 2-2 with a 4.38 ERA over 38 1/3 innings, striking out 11 ... Pitched in 16 games with seven starts to her credit ... Did not commit an error in 10 fielding fielding chances ... In Mountain West play, batted .200 (3-for-15) with an RBI and a run in 15 games (four starts), while going 1-1 in the circle with a 6.00 ERA over 18 2/3 innings ... Had one multi-run game, one game-winning RBI and one walk-off RBI ... Was 2-for-7 (.286) with an RBI as a pinch-hitter ... Best offensive game was a 2-for-3 showing with an RBI, double and two runs vs. Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 26 ... Had a pinch-hit RBI single vs. Boise State on May 13 ... Got her first win as an Aztec in the opener vs. Canisius (Feb. 12), tossing three scoreless innings with two strikeouts and two hits allowed ... Picked up her other win at San Jose State on April 15, allowing three runs on two hits and a walk over two innings, while striking one.
2015 SEASON - REDSHIRT
Redshirted her first season on The Mesa after suffering a injury.
2014 SEASON (at UC RIVERSIDE) - SOPHOMORE
Started all 53 games she played at UC Riverside ... Batted .295 (44-for-149) with seven home runs, 21 RBIs and 18 runs, while posting a .470 slugging percentage and a .346 on-base mark ... Led the Highlanders in homers (7), four more than the next player on the team (3) ... Also ranked second on the team in slugging percentage (.470) and total bases (70), and third in on-base percentage (.356), runs (tied, 18) and hits (44) ... Also was a regular in the circle, going 4-3 with a 5.25 ERA and a save over 64 innings ... Appeared in 21 games with four starts ... Struck out 28 batters and picked up one complete game.
2013 SEASON (at UC RIVERSIDE) - SOPHOMORE
Started all 54 games she appeared in as a freshman ... Hit .240 (37-for-154) with five home runs, 27 RBIs and 14 runs ... Finished with a .364 slugging percentage and a ..279 on-base percentage ... The five homers and 27 RBIs each ranked second on the team ... In the circle, was 6-11 with a 5.12 ERA over 110 2/3 innings ... Appeared in a team-high 33 games as a pitcher, including three starts ... Struck out 36 ... Completed one game.
CLUB - CALIFORNIA CRUISERS
Played her club ball for the California Cruisers.
HIGH SCHOOL - POWAY
Was a three-year letterwinner for coach Jim Benner at Poway High School ... Helped Poway win the Palomar League championship and appear in several CIF Division playoffs over her high school career ... Also lettered once in track and field.
Ashley Ercolano is the daughter of Sheri and Rick Ercolano ... Is majoring in psychology.