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Ashley Bolden
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Ashley Bolden 1379465
Position: Defender
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lewisville, Texas
High School: Hockaday School


- 2008 Academic All Big 12 first team
- 37 career starts ranks second on the current roster behind Tiana Dickson (38)
- All 37 of her starts on defense
- Part of a defense that has recorded six shutouts in last two years
- One of two freshmen and five Sooners overall to start every game in 2007
- Played club soccer for Dallas Sting

Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Started all but one game ... Missed start after receiving two yellow cards in Central Michigan game ... Helped defense shut out Baylor on Oct. 19 ... Part of a defensive unit that limited the opposition to one goal or less in five games.

Started and played in all 19 games ... Made OU debut against Alabama A&M on Aug. 31 ... Helped OU defense record 12 games of allowing one goal or less, including five shutouts.

High School
Lettered four years at Hockaday School under Rodney Skaife ... Named team captain in 2006-07 ... Named team most valuable player in 2005-06 ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Helped lead her Sting '89 club team to a state, Premier League, Lake Highlands League and Texas Cup Championships ... Also lettered three years in track ... African American National Merit Scholarship finalist ... Honor roll student.

Full name is Ashley Christina Bolden ... Born in Dallas, Texas ... Daughter of Richard and Petra Bolden ... Has an older brother, Travis, and a younger sister, Megan ... Plans to major in computer engineering.

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