Ashleigh Raley
Ashleigh  Raley

Austin, Texas

High School:
McNeil HS

Fresno State: (2001-02) Led the team in every diving event ... fourth on the team in top three finishes with 24, led in first places with 17 ... NCAA Zone qualifier with her score in the 1-meter ... set Fresno State records in the 1-meter dual (290.85), 3-meter dual (264.97), 1-meter championship (251.65) and platform (338.65) ... four-time Swimmer/Diver of the Meet, Jan 26 and 12, Nov 2 and Oct. 6 ... Most Valuable Diver ... Deans List fall semester, 3.0 Club spring semester ... Kiwanis Torch of Excellence.

Prior to Fresno State: Four-year letterwinner in diving at McNeil High School ... District Champion in 1-meter 1998-2000 ... scored 1-meter diving 420 high school level ... member of the National Diving Team at Texas Aquatics Diving since 1995 ... participated in the winter and summer Junior Olympics in all years since 1995 ... qualified for the Winter Speedo Junior Olympic West National Championship, which represented the U.S.A. all-Star East/West National team in Amsterdam, Germany ... additional international experience included the Pan Am Swimming and Diving meet in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada ... qualified for the all-American meets in 1996-2000 ... competed in senior Olympic Diving National Zones from 1998-2000 ... also participated in gymnastics from 1989-1995.

Personal: Born November 1, 1983, in Dallas, Texas ... parents are Cindy Ingram and Kent Raley ... has one brother Clayton and one sister Krista ... is a member of H.O.P.E., which is Helping Others in a Positive Environment ... states Laura Wilkinson as her favorite athlete because of her mentoring ... involved in BITS (Bridges Into Tomorrow's Solutions) ... spent time interning at Great Hills Baptist for a youth minister in the summer of 2001 ... proud of starting a Bible study named "Amazing Love" her senior year of high school ... also recruited by Texas, Austin, Arizona, Minnesota, Northern Arizona and TCU.

What Head Coach Daniella Irle has to say about Raley...

"Coach Zhao and I feel that Ashleigh is the best diver in the conference. She will be the veteran leader of a young diving group. There is no one better to assume that role than Ashleigh."

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