16 Chris Ashman
16 - Chris Ashman
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hemet, Calif.
Previous College: Coll. of the Desert
Position: RHP
Previous School: West Valley HS
B/T: R/R
Sport: 1L

2007 PreseasonAwards

NCBWA Pre-season All-America (second team)
Roger Clemens Award Watch List (top collegiate pitcher)
Brooks Wallace Watch List (top collegiate player)
Louisville Slugger /Collegiate Baseball All-America

2006 Notes
Garnered many awards after a stellar junior year ... Named to the Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger All-America third team ... Earned America Baseball Coaches Association Midwest Region first team accolades... Also honored as the Mid-Continent Pitcher of the Year and Co-Player of the Year ... Anchored a pitching staff that ranked 27th in nation with a 3.63 ERA ... Led all starting pitchers with a 2.17 ERA ... Led the Mid-Con with a 10-1 record ... Pitched a league high 99.1 innings while striking out 75 ... His 75 strikeouts ranked second in the Mid-Con and the team ... Averaged 6.80 strikeouts-per-game ... Ranked second in the league with allowing opponents hit .227 ... Appeared in 19 games while starting 11 ... Ranked in a tie for fourth in the Mid-Con in complete games (3) ... Pitched complete games against Chicago State (5/7/06), Western Illinois (4/30/06), and Valparaiso (4/15/06) ... Had one complete game shut out in the April 30 game against Western Illinois ... Struck out multiple batters in 15 of his 19 appearances ... Had a season high eight strikeouts in 5-4 NCAA Regional win over Oklahoma State ... Fanned six batters in three games; Oklahoma State (4/4/06), Western Illinois (4/30/06), and Chicago State (5/7/06) ... Won six straight decisions from April 11th till May 26th ... Started the season as a reliever and was 3-1 in that role ... Made his first start against San Francisco (3/25/06) ... Won seven of his ten starts ... Pitched eight shut out innings of relief in a 7-6 win over Missouri State on March 7 ... Converted his only save opportunity against Kansas State, pitching two scoreless innings while striking out four.

2005 Notes
Missed most of the season recovering from 2004 arm surgery ... saw action in two games as a pinch-runner, at Miami (4/2) and at Wichita State (4/5) ... did not see any action on the mound.

Before ORU
Played two seasons at College of the Desert in Palm Desert, Calif. ... missed most of the 2004 season with an arm injury.

High School
2001 graduate of West Valley High School ... three-time all-league selection ... owned a 2.31 carer ERA and also batted .375 ... excelled in water polo, earning All-State honors as a senior after scoring 78 goals.

Full name is Christopher George Ashman ... son of Phil and Kelly Ashman ... Recreation major ... chose ORU over UNLV, Arizona State, Long Beach State and Ole Miss ... born March 7, 1983.