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Ashleigh Gunning
Ashleigh Gunning

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Magnet

Last College:
Louisiana State

Height:
5-7

Position:
Midfielder


07/31/2013

Coastal Carolina Announces 2013 Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

Class of 2013: Ashleigh Gunning, Patrick Hall, Chasity Johnson and Jack Leasure

2007: Played and started in 21 games for the Chanticleers... Was the Big South Player of the Year and was on the All-Big South First Team and the All-Tournament Team... Led the team and the Big South with 15 goals, nine assists and 39 points... Was ninth in the country in points per game (1.86) and 18th in goals per contest (.714)... Named to the Third Team All-Region by the website Soccerbuzz.com... Was selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team... Named Coastal Carolina's Distinguished Student-Athlete of the Year... Was named to the NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-South Region Second Team... Had five game-winning goals on the year... Scored the game-winning goals in Coastal Carolina's Big South Tournament wins over VMI and Winthrop... Was named the Big South Player of the Week after scoring a hat trick in a 3-2 win over Wagner Sept. 14... Scored two goals in the season opener at Wofford Sept. 3... Also had a goal and an assist at North Florida Sept. 16... Had three assists in a 6-1 win over High Point Oct. 8... Was one of 20 women's soccer seniors named to the Watch List for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award... Scored the game-winning goal on Senior Day in a 1-0 win over Radford Nov. 3...

2006: Played in 16 games for Coastal with 15 starts... Led the Big South with 22 points and tied for the lead with 10 goals... Also added two assists... Was named to the All-Big South First Team and was an All-Big South Tournament member... Scored two goals in the Lady Chanticleers' 4-0 win over Radford in the first round of the Big South Tournament... Had two of Coastal's three goals in a 3-1 win over Birmingham-Southern Sept. 15... Had a goal and an assist against Winthrop Oct. 4... Converted on a penalty kick in a 4-3 win over High Point Oct. 28... Had a goal and an assist in the opener against West Georgia Aug. 25... Had the game-winning goal against Appalachian State Sept. 2... Attempted 55 shots on the year...

Prior to Coastal: Played at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., in 2003... Started in all Southeastern Conference matches for the Tigers... Was a medical redshirt her sophomore year...

High School: Went to Baton Rouge Magnet High School her senior season... Was a First Team All-Louisiana honoree... Helped Magnet to the state semifinals... Went to McKinley High School her first three seasons, where she was a two-time all-state honoree... Helped the Panthers to a state title her junior season... Also was the state's Most Valuable Player that season... Was a three-time All-Metro (Baton Rouge Area) First Team selection... Played for the Olympic Development Program regional team from 1999-2003, was on the Louisiana State Team in 1999-2003 and was part of the ODP National Pool in 1999-2000... Attended adidas' ESP camp twice while in high school... Won state titles in outdoor track and tennis while at McKinley... Participated in student government and was part of the Louisiana Youth Orchestra...

Personal: Full name: Sarah Ashleigh Gunning... Daughter of Steve and Rosemary Gunning... Played for the Cocoa Express in the W-League in the summer of 2006... Majoring in communications with a journalism minor at Coastal.