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  Ashley Marion

Ashley Marion

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, Ontario

High School:
Banting S.S.

Height:
5-10

Event:
IM, FR, BK

Birthdate:
07/18/1987

02/28/2007

2007 MAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships

2007 MAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships

2008-09: Team co-captain ... Earned MAC Swimmer of the Year and MAC's Outstanding Senior Swimmer ... Named First-Team All-MAC for the fourth-straight year ... Given team's Ed Wright Award for the most valuable player ... Earned MAC co-Swimmer of the Week Nov. 11 after claiming first in the 100 and 200 free Nov. 7 against Bowling Green and touching first in the 200 free, the 200 back and the 200 IM Nov. 8 in a win over Toledo ... Won the 200 back at MAC Championships in a school- and league-record time of 1:57.15 ... Took 400 IM crown at MAC Championships in another school- and league-record time of 4:15.37 ... Set school-record in 200 IM at MACs with a time of 2:00.13, finishing second (briefly held MAC record after prelim time, but was later broken) ... Swam leadoff leg on Ohio's MAC Champion 200 and 400 free relay teams that finished in MAC- and school-record times of 1:30.47 and 3:20.04, respectively ... Swam leadoff leg of champion 200 free relay (50 free split) in lifetime-best 23.41, the fourth-best time in Ohio history, and swam opening leg of champion 400 free relay (100 free split) in lifetime-best 49.83, second-fastest time ever by a Bobcat (behind Chelsey Bower, who set the record at MACs) ... Led off runner-up 800 free relay team at MAC Championships in a school-record 1:47.61 (200 free split), while the team finished in a school-record mark of 7:13.51, beating the old record by nearly 10 seconds ... Led off Ohio's third-place 400 medley relay team at league championships with a personal-best 55.66 in her 100 back split, the second-fastest time in Ohio history (behind teammate Rachel Heim, who set the record at MAC Championships) ... 400 medley relay team finished in school-record 3:42.88 ... Claimed 100 back title at 13-team Zippy Invitational Dec. 6, while helping Ohio win all five relays at the three-day meet.

2007-08: Named a CSCAA Academic All-American ... Named First-Team All-MAC ... Finished first in the 400 IM at the Akron Invitational ... Member of the first-place 800 free relay team at the Akron Invitational ... Member of the 800 free relay team that finished third at the MAC Championships in a school-record time of 7:23.15 ... Finished ninth in the 200 IM at the MAC Championships ... Finished second in the 400 IM at the MAC Championships in a personal-best time of 4:23.08, becoming the third-fastest swimmer in Ohio history ... Placed fourth in the 200 back at the MAC Championships in a personal-best time of 2:01.24, ranking fourth on Ohio's all-time list.

2006-07: Named First-Team All-MAC for the second-straight year ... Captured individual MAC titles in the 200 IM and the 400 IM with times of 2:04.38 and 4:25.72 respectively, both Bobcat season-best times ... Her time of 4:25.72 at the conference championships was also a new personal best ... Won MAC Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 9) after splitting 23.81 and 51.85 while anchoring the 200 medley and 400 free relay teams to victories and winning the 100 free (52.59) in a meet with Ohio State ... Took seventh in the 200 free at the MAC Championships with a time of 1:53.39, after setting a personal-best time of 151.93 in the preliminaries ... Swam the first leg of the 400 free relay team that finished second and the 200 free relay team that placed fourth at the MAC Championships ... Was the first leg of the 400 free relay that took second in the conference championships ...Swam the 50 free in 24.19 at the MAC Championships, the second-fastest time in that event for the Bobcats ... Took second against Marshall with a new personal-best time of 2:12.29 in the 200 fly ... Finished second in the 100 back against Akron with a time of 59.08 ... Placed first in the 200 back with a time of 2:10.26 against Denison.

2005-06: Named to the All-MAC First Team ... Swam second leg of the 800 free relay team that took first at the MAC Championships ... Took first in the 400 IM at the MAC Championships with a time of 4:24.85 ... Finished fourth in the 100 free at the MAC Championships with a time of 51.66 ... Swam the third leg of the 400 medley relay squad that took first at the MAC Championships ... Took first in the 200 IM at the MAC Championships with a personal-best mark of 2:04.04 ... Finished first in the 100 free, 200 free and 200 IM against Ball State with times of 53.29, 1:54.45 and 2:08.27, respectively ... Swam final leg of the 200 medley relay squad that took first against Ball State ... Swam last leg of the 400 medley relay team that finished first against Miami ... Took first in the 50 free against Buffalo with a time of 24.60 ... Finished first in the 400 IM and 100 back versus Denison with times of 4:31.29 and 58.85, respectively ... Swam fourth leg of the 200 medley relay team that took first versus Denison ... Swam the second leg of the 400 free relay team that took first against Akron and Youngstown State ... Took first in the 100 and 200 free against Akron and Youngstown state with times of 52.77 and 1:54.41 ... Swam the third leg of the 400 medley relay team that finished first against Akron and Youngstown State ... Took first in the 100 free and 400 IM against Bowling Green and second in the 200 fly ... Finished first in the 100 free, 100 fly and 200 IM against Kenyon with times of 53.19, 59.08 and 2:08.99, respectively ... Took first in the 100 freestyle against Toledo with a time of 52.40.

High School: Qualified for Canada Games, Commonwealth Trials and Olympic Trials while on London Aquatic Club team ... Ranked 10th in the Canadian 50-meter butterfly and first in the 4x100 and 4x200-meter freestyle relay.

Personal: Sport management major ... Daughter of Bob and Kim Marion ... Born July 18, 1987.

Personal Bests: 50 Free: 23.41 ... 100 Free: 49.83 ... 200 Free: 1:47.61 ... 100 Back: 55.66 ... 200 Back: 1:57.15 ... 100 Fly: 56.50 .... 200 Fly: 2:12.29 ... 200 IM: 2:00.13 ... 400 IM: 4:15.37