Ashleigh Gustafson
Ashleigh Gustafson

Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Christian Academy of Louisville



Softball Positioned for Exciting 2013 Season

Kentucky softball program to open up new stadium, host SEC Tournament


71 Wildcats on SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll

SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Announced


Building a Winning Tradition: 2012 Season in Review

Season is highlighted by fourth-consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament


Softball's Season Concludes in NCAA Tournament Thriller

Senior Rachel Riley works six scoreless innings in relief; Joiner hits two-run homer


Gustafson Named to SEC Community Service Team

First honor of the Louisville, Ky., native's career


SB highlights vs. Georgia

Cumbess' First-Career No-Hitter Clinches Series Over Georgia; Wildcats clinch series vs. UGA for just the second time in school history and first since 2000


SB vs. Michigan, NCAA Tournament, 051812

Kentucky Suffers Heartbreaking Walk-Off Loss in NCAA Opener; Wildcats rallied for the lead in the top of the seventh


SB vs. LSU, 050612

Bell's No Hitter Clinches Sweep of No. 22 LSU; Bell tosses fifth-career no hitter, O'Brien drives in game-winning run


SB vs. Morehead State, 042412

Softball Grabs Victory Behind Riley, O'Brien; O'Brien hits first homer of season in win


SB doubleheader vs. Arkansas, 041112

Cardiac Cats Walk Off With 9-7 Extra-Inning Win; Silence homer in eighth gives Cats walk-off win


SB vs. UAB, 031812

Wildcats Hit Three Homers in Loss to UAB; Erika Silence hits first home run of the season for the Wildcats

  • 2012 SEC Community Service Team

Senior (2012): Named to the SEC Community Service team ... Appeared in 19 games and made one start at second base ... Started at second base in the victory over Pacific ... Recorded an at-bat in the win over LIU ... Scored in UK's win over Radford ... Had an at-bat in a loss to UAB ... Tapped home as a pinch runner in a loss at Louisville ... Logged her first career stolen base in a loss to Mississippi State ... Scored the walk-off game-winning run in the opening game of the LSU series ... Tapped home in the top of the seventh as a pinch runner during the SEC Tournament ... Made her first career appearance in the NCAA Tournament with an at-bat vs. Louisville.

Junior (2011): Appeared in seven games and started one at second base ... Her first career hit came in dramatic fashion with a three-run homer in a win at Austin Peay ... Made her first appearance of the year with an at-bat in the victory over Georgia Southern ... Had a plate appearance in the win over Southern Illinois ... Played at second base and recorded her first career assist in a loss to No. 7 Tennessee ... Made a plate appearance in the sweep of Mississippi State ... Recorded her first collegiate hit with a three-run bomb over the left-center wall to help propel UK to a 16-0 win over Austin Peay ... Tapped home twice in that same contest to wrap-up a career-day ... Made her first career start at second base in a win over Tennessee Tech.

Sophomore (2010): An All-SEC Academic team performer ... Had an at-bat in a win over Austin Peay ... Made her first appearance of the season with an at-bat against Western Carolina.

Freshman (2009): An All-SEC Academic Freshman team performer ... Saw her first career action as a pinch hitter in a win over Stetson ... Drew a walk in UK's 7-0 win over Eastern Kentucky ... Suffered an injury to her throwing hand late in the season.

High School: A five-year letterwinner at Christian Academy ... Played for four different coaches in high school ... Led her team to two District 28 Championships in her junior and sophomore seasons, while finishing as the runners-up during her first and last seasons ... Threw nine no-hitters in her career ... In her final season she tossed nine shutouts, striking out 214 batters and held a .656 earned run average ... Also batted .471 and added two home runs ... Named the District 28 MVP in her sophomore and junior seasons, while earning All-Region team honors in all four years of high school ... A first-team All-State selection in her final two seasons ... Played in the East-West All-Stars game as a junior and senior ... First-team Academic All-State performer all four years ... Also lettered for five-years in golf ... Won the Region 7 Golf Tournament as a junior ... A member of the National Honor Society and was nominated as a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... Served as junior class officer ... Yearbook assistant editor and the student council treasurer ... Served on a mission trip to the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina and volunteered weekly at the Southeast Christian Church's Disability ministry ... Her father, Ron, was a member of the football and track teams at Eastern Illinois.

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