Ashleigh Crutcher
Ashleigh Crutcher

Player Profile

Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Cary Academy



Triangle Volleyball


Strong Start to Spring Season for Terps

Maryland will compete in back-to-back weekend tournaments at Comcast Pavilion beginning Saturday


A Memorable Trip to Colorado Springs

Five Terrapins took part in the U.S. Women's National Team open tryouts in late February


Four Terps Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Three-time honoree Mary Cushman is one of four Maryland volleyball players to be named to the team


Crutcher Named Honorable Mention All-American

Sophomore is the first Terrapin player honored by the AVCA in five season


Crutcher Earns AVCA Honorable Mention Honors

Crutcher becomes first Terrapin to be named all-region since 2005


Miami/FSU Preview: Ashleigh Crutcher

Ashleigh Crutcher previews the weekend with matches against Florida State and Miami.


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Maryland v Clemson


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Maryland v FSU

  • AVCA Honorable Mention All-American (2012)
  • AVCA Honorable Mention All-East Region (2012)
  • All-ACC Team (2012)
As a Sophomore (2012): Became the first Maryland player to earn AVCA Honorable Mention All-American honors and AVCA Honorable Mention All-Region honors since 2007...Named All-ACC after finishing third in the conference with 443 kills and averaged 3.79 kills per set, which also ranked third in the ACC...ranked 80th nationally in kills per set...her 443 kills is the sixth most in a single season in school history...ranked second on the team with 65 total blocks (17 BS, 48 BA)...tied or led the team in kills in 21 matches...had 17 kills in a season-closing win at Boston College (11/24)...finished with 12 kills and seven digs at Miami (11/18) a win at Virginia Tech (11/10), contributed 13 kills and five blocks...knocked down a match-high 14 kills in a three-set win at Virginia (11/9)...had 16 kills and five digs in a win over Duke (11/4)...knocked down a match-high 23 kills and tied a career high with five blocks in a three-set win over Wake Forest (11/2)...finished with a career-high 28 kills against Clemson (10/28), which is the most kills for a Terp since Lynnsy Jones had 33 against Florida State on Oct. 12, 2002...knocked down 20 kills on .472 hitting in a five-set win over Georgia Tech (10/26) American (10/23), totaled 14 kills and added six digs...had a match-high 15 kills at North Carolina (10/19)...totaled a match-high 18 kills and added 11 digs against No. 12 Florida State (10/14)...notched her second double-double of the year at Wake Forest (10/6) with 15 kills and 17 digs...had a match-high 16 kills at Duke (10/5)...knocked down 18 kills and finished with a career-high 19 digs in a three-set win over Virginia (9/30) a five-setter against Virginia Tech (9/28), tallied a 26 kills, the most kills for a Terrapin since Jade Brown's 27 kills against North Carolina on Nov. 25, 2006...had 12 kills on a match-high .462 hitting percentage at Clemson (9/21)...tallied nine kills and three digs against LIU Brooklyn (9/15)...finished with nine kills, four blocks and three digs in a 3-0 victory against St. John's (9/14)...had 54 kills in three matches at the Maryland Invitational to earn a spot on the all-tournament team...tallied 15 kills with a career-high hitting percentage (.542) and three blocks in a 3-0 win over George Washington (9/8)...had 19 kills and added seven digs against Ohio State (9/1)...notched 17 kills as the Terps swept Binghamton (9/1)...recorded 18 kills against Seton Hall (8/31)...finished with 13 kills and three blocks in the Terps' five-set victory over New Hampshire (8/25).

As a Freshman (2011): Finished tied for second on the team with seven doubles-doubles...averaged 2.70 kills per set which ranked second on the squad...missed the last seven games of the season due to injury...led the Terps with 16 kills against NC State (10/28)...recorded her seventh double-double of the season against Duke (10/15) with 11 kills and 11 digs...finished with her sixth double-double of the season against Clemson (10/8) recording 17 kills and 11 11 kills against Georgia Tech (10/7)...added seven kills and nine digs against Albany (9/17)...finished with 17 kills and 14 digs against Delaware (9/10)...had 11 kills and 18 digs against Sacred Heart (9/10)...finished with a double-double versus Yale (9/9), 14 kills and 15 digs...Earned ACC Freshman of the Week honors for her performance against Quinnipiac, Xavier, VCU...named MVP of the Courtyard by Marriott Maryland Invitational...11 kills against Xavier (9/3)...nine kills and 15 digs against Quinnipiac (9/3)...had a .667 hitting percentage and tallied 13 kills against VCU (9/2)...against No. 24 Tennessee, recorded her first career double-double with 12 kills and 17 digs...totaled 12 kills, five assists and nine digs against Ohio (8/27)..finished with nine kills against Villanova (8/26).

Before Maryland: Four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Cary Academy...2010-11 Under Armour Honorable Mention All-America and NCISAA All State Team...2010 TISAC All-Conference Team...2011 Top 250 Senior Aces...2009 Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year candidate...also recruited by NC State, UNC, Duke, Georgia Tech, Tennessee, and Cincinnati.

Personal: Full name is Ashleigh Brianna Crutcher...daughter of Michael and Anita Crutcher...has one sister, Kimberley...majoring in kinesiology...four-year honor roll student...student ambassador...member of Students for Diversity Interconnectedness, X-Factor Pep Club, and Step Team.



Kills 28, vs. Clemson (10/28/12)
Hitting % .593, vs. Binghamton (9/1/12)
Digs 19, vs. Virginia (9/30/12)
Blocks 5, 3x, last vs. Virginia Tech (11/10/12)