12 Ashley Rivera
12 Ashley Rivera
Birth Date: 01/17/1990
Height: 5-6
Year: JR
Hometown: Lowell, Mass.
High School: Lowell HS/Notre Dame Prep.
Position: G
Last School: Lowell HS/Notre Dame Prep.

2010-11:
Appeared in 26 games and made 10 starts as a sophomore... Averaged 21.2 minutes and 4.2 points per game... Recorded nine points, three assists and a steal at Providence... Finished with 14 points - including a 4-for-4 showing from long range - at NJIT... Recorded eight points and five rebounds at Fairfield... Dished out a team-high four assists vs. Oklahoma State... Netted 14 points with four rebounds and four assists vs. San Francisco... Missed the first game of her career with an injury vs. No. 20 St. John's... Recorded 11 points and four steals - as well as her first blocked shot - at Seton Hall... Tallied seven points and five rebounds at New Hampshire... Had 10 points, three assists and two steals at UMass.

2009-10:
Appeared in each of the URI's 27 games, making 20 starts... Averaged 27.9 minutes and 9.1 points per game... Led the team and finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 with 55 three-pointers... Also paced the Rams with a .906 (29-32) free throw percentage... Became just the sixth URI player ever to earn three A-10 Rookie of the Week awards (Dec. 7, Dec. 14, Jan. 4)... Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener vs. Fairfield, recording three points, two assists and a steal... Led the Rams in scoring in consecutive games against Northeastern (17pts) and Seton Hall (18pts)... Played all 40 minutes and connected on five shots from behind the arc in each of those games... Netted 11 points vs. NJIT... Led the team in scoring (13pts) at Kent State... Posted 10 points at Central Connecticut... Put up 15 points vs. Providence... Scored in double figures for the seventh consecutive game with 24 points against Brown... Recorded nine points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in URI's win over Towson... Scored a team-high 14 points at Dartmouth... Netted 11 points vs. Vermont... Recorded 14 points and sank four 3-pointers at Albany... Registered 20 points - including for threes - and dished out five assists at Holy Cross... Scored nine points at UMass... Scored a game-high 17 points at Saint Louis... Recorded 14 points and three assists vs. La Salle... Shot 3-for-4 from the field and was 2-for-2 from the line with four rebouns at Dayton.

High School:
Was a high honor roll student, team captain and member of the basketball, field hockey and softball teams at Lowell High School... Averaged 18 points, seven assists, four rebounds and three steals per game as a senior... Helped lead team to three-consecutive league titles as well as the North State Championship title in 2007-08... Received Player of the Year, All-Scholastic, Team and League MVP honors... Also set school records for career points (1,242), single-game assists (nine) and tournament points (36).

Personal:
Born January 17, 1990... Daughter of Aida and Frankie Rivera... Has an older brother, Frankie... Enjoys playing tennis, camping, rock climbing, kneeboarding and snowboarding... Favorite teams are the Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots... Majoring in Animal Science with plans of becoming a veterinarian.