Ashley Brown
Ashley Brown
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.

2017: SOPHOMORE

  • Finished eighteenth at the Spider Alumni Open last season.
  • Ran a 19:06.5 at the Adidas Invite, good for second best on the team.
  • Finished 39th out of 197 competitors at the Paul Short Invitational, posting a time of 22:31.
  • Earned a 41st place finish at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships, leading VCU to an overall finish of thirteenth.

2016: FRESHMAN

  • Placed 122nd at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship with a time of 22:42.1 in the 6k.
  • Posted a time of 18:27.2 in the 5k to place 51st at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Earned fifth place at the CNU Cross Country Invitational with a time of 22:46.0 in the 6k.
  • Placed 12th at the JMU Cross Country Invitational with a time 20:44.3 in the 5.2k.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Conference champion in the 1000-meter run. 
  • Received All-State and All-Metro honors in the 500, 800 and 1000-meter runs.
  • Allstate Foundation/VHSL Athlete of the Year.
  • All-Academic Middle Distance Performer.
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch Athlete of the Year.

 PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Bernard and Michele Brown.
  • Born on Aug. 8, 1998.
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Interests include jumping rope, badminton, tennis, painting and cooking.