Senior Grayson claims third-team all-state recognition, sophomore Blagg named honorable-mention
Olivia Grayson posts double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Green Wave improve to 20-6
Senior wing Janique Kautsky scores a career-high 17 points as Tulane improves to 13-3 overall
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has played in 11 career games...is averaging 2.0 points, 1.1 rebounds, 0.6 blocks, 0.4 assists and 0.2 steals per game...looking to bounce back from a pair of knee injuries that held her out of a combined 52 games during her first two collegiate seasons.
2011-12: Saw action in five games as a sophomore...scored a season-best two points on three occasions: vs Loyola-New Orleans (11/11), vs Louisiana-Monroe (11/14) and vs New Orleans (11/21)...had a pair of multiple-rebound outings, including a career-best five vs UNO...had one block again ULM, UNO and in the Cancun Challenge vs Idaho State (11/25)...played 10 or more minutes twice, including a career-best 18 vs UNO...missed last 26 games due to a knee injury.
2010-11: Played in six games as a true freshman...scored a career-best eight points after hitting 3-of-4 field goals and both free throw opportunities against Saint Joseph's (12/3)...had single-rebound performances at Stephen F. Austin (11/20), vs. Portland State (11/27), vs. Cal State Fullerton (11/28) and Saint Joseph's (12/3)...played in 10 or more minutes twice, including a season-long 11-minute effort vs. Cal State Fullerton (11/28) when she hit 2-of-4 field goals and pulled down a rebound...missed final 26 games after suffering a knee injury.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Clear Lake High for coach Angela Beck...helped guide the Falcons to a combined 46-21 overall record and a 23-5 mark in District 24-5A action, and the team advanced to the playoffs both seasons...as a senior, named District Offensive Player of the Year and first-team all-district after averaging 13.4 points per game...as a junior, earned second-team all-district honors after averaging 14 points and 16 rebounds per game while shooting 66 percent from the floor...played junior varsity basketball as a sophomore...also lettered once in soccer...off the court, was a member of the Non-Athletic Honors/Achievements/Activities Club, was a Church ACTS Retreat Leader and served on the Youth Ministry Leadership Team for St. Claire Catholic Church.
Personal: Born Ashley Lynn Westby on June 8, 1992, in Corpus Christi, Texas...daughter of Tim and Christine Westby...mother, Christine, played collegiate basketball at St. Mary's (Texas) College...aunts, Beverly Rowe and Stephanie Murdock played basketball at Lamar and Texas Tech, respectively, and uncle, Darren Arnecke, played at St. Edward's University...majoring in business management.
Westby's Career Statistics
Points: 8 vs. Saint Joseph's (12/3/10)
Field Goals: 3 vs. Saint Joseph's (12/3/10)
Free Throws: 2 vs. Saint Joseph's (12/3/10)
Rebounds: 5 vs. New Orleans (11/21/11)
Assists: 1 on 3 Occasions: last vs. New Orleans (11/21/11)
Steals: 1 vs. Loyola-New Orleans (11/11/11); 1 vs. Saint Joseph's (12/3/10)
Blocks: 1 on 3 Occasions: last vs. Idaho State (11/25/11)
Minutes: 18 vs. New Orleans (11/21/11)
Double-Figure Scoring: 0
Double-Figure Rebounds: 0