Coach Criste on Waddle:
"Ashley is a great mid-hurdler who we will look to at the league meet, She will also play a large role in nurturing our underclassmen."
2007-08: Ran the 55- and 400-meter sprints during the indoor season, registering a pair of top-10 finishes ... posted two top-six performances in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor slate ... in that event, she delivered a career-best clocking of 1:10.20 to finish sixth in the Star Meet competition.
2006-07: Saw an increased role during her sophomore season, taking part in the 55- and 200-meter runs and the pentathlon during the indoor season ... finished seventh in the pentathlon in a four-team meet which included James Madison, Mount St. Mary's and VCU ... ran in the 400 hurdles during the outdoor slate ... ran a season-best 1:12.24 in the event at the Greyhound Invitational.
2005-06: Competed in one outdoor meet as a freshman, finishing 10th in the 200-meter run at the Navy Five-Team Meet.
High School / Personal: A 2005 graduate of Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, N.C. ... earned letters in three different sports during high school: track and field (4), basketball (2) and volleyball (1) ... served as track team captain ... two-time all-state sprinter in the 200-meter run, as well as the 4x100m and 4x200m relays ... elected team captain for basketball team as a senior ... earned volleyball athlete of the year honors as a senior ... donned the captain's 'C' as an outside hitter on Cardinal Gibbons' 2005 private state championship squad (26-1 record) ... full name is Ashley Nicole Waddle ... daughter of Scott and Jill Waddle ... born June 26, 1987 in Naples, Italy.
Waddle's Career-Best Marks
Event Mark Meet Date
55m (I) 7.94 American, Mount St. Mary's Dec. 4, 2007
400m (I) 1:03.86 American, Mount St. Mary's Dec. 4, 2007
Pentathlon (I) 2,121 pts. JMU, Mount St. Mary's, VCU Jan. 19, 2007
400m hur. (O) 1:10.26 at Army (Star Meet) Apr. 11, 2008