Ashley Shields #7 Guard
- Born: Jun 15, 1985
- Height: 5-10 / 1,78
- Weight: 155 lbs. / 70,3 kg.
- College: Abilene Christian
- Years Pro: 2
Background2007 (Houston): Appeared in 26 games as a rookie for the Comets, averaging 5.3 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest...Played 11.7 minutes per tilt after becoming the first player drafted into the WNBA directly from a junior college.
2008 (Houston/Detroit): Played in three games for the Comets before being waived and then signing on with the Shock in Augusr...Appeared in seven contests for Detroit, averaging 3.1 points per game...Saw postseason action off the bench as Detroit captured the 2008 WNBA Championship.
College: Played at Southwest Tennessee Community College from in 2006-07, and as a sophomore was named to the Junior College/Community College Kodak/WBCA All-American Team...Player of the Year in the Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletic Association by a unanimous vote of the coaches...In the Lady Saluqis TJCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament quarterfinal win over Cleveland State, she scored a NJCAA record 65 points and also set new Southwest single game records for 22 field goals made, 20 free throws made and 25 free throws attempted...in 2006-07, Shields led the NJCAA in scoring this season with an average of 27.4 points per game and was among national leaders in rebounding (11.3), assists (6.6) and steals (4.1)...Transferred from Northwest Mississippi Community College where she averaged 13.3 ppg as a freshman in 2004-05...Redshirted the 2005-06 campaign.