On Clarkson: Veteran player that provides strong defense in the outfield.
2007: Saw limited playing time and appeared in only 36 games with 18 starts ... tallied eight hits in 57 at-bats, three for doubles, and five runs scored ... recorded nine putouts and one assist in right field ... currently tied for fifth in Lady Mocs single-season record book with 30 walks in 2005 ... Fall Dean’s List.
2006: Appeared in 64 games, starting 61 ... batted .247 over 174 at bats ... connected for eight doubles, eight home runs and 28 RBI ... .431 slugging percentage good for second on team ... went a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen bases ... had 55 putouts and five assists on defense along with a .923 fielding percentage ... led team with 11 sacrifice bunts 11.
2005: Played in 59 games as a rookie, with 52 starts ...drew 48 starts in right field and four at designated hitter ... hit one home run and had five doubles ... drew a team-best 30 walks ... had three sacrifice bunts ... was two-for-two on stolen bases ... went 2-for-3 against Jacksonville on March 13 and collected three RBI’s vs. Virginia on February 26 ... had a .971 fielding percentage and had 34 putouts ... tallied 13 RBI and had 22 total bases in 123 at bats ... scored 24 runs and had 14 hits.
Gordon Lee High: Played for former UTC player and assistant coach Dana Reed ... four-year letter winner ... three-time Chattanooga Times-Free Press "Best of Preps" First Team selection ... two-time First Team All-State choice ... selected to play in GACA All-Star Game following senior season ... member of Region Championship team that placed third at State Tournament ... batted .494, with seven home runs, 14 doubles and 30 RBI as a senior ... named to All-State Second Team as a junior ... member of fifth place team in State Tournament ... Chattanooga Times-Free Press "Best of Preps" Honorable Mention as a freshman ... member of eighth place finisher at State Tournament ... played shooting guard on basketball squad ... ran 4x100 and 4x400 on track team and threw shot put and discus.
Personal: Born in East Ridge, Tenn., on Jan. 21, 1986, Ashlan is the daughter of Allen and Karen Clarkson ... family includes brother Kyle (22), who is a student at Kennesaw State University ... member of National Honor Society ... Sports Administration major.