Ashleigh Rushing
    Ashleigh Rushing


    Marion, Ill.

    High School:




    Salukis finish fourth at the conclusion of the 2014 MVC Championships

    Senior Cassie Rushing earned her fourth consecutive All-Conference honor.


    Salukis tied for fifth after second round of MVC Championships

    SIU (608) sits nine strokes off of top-score Bradley (599) heading into the final 18 holes on Tuesday.


    Salukis in fifth place after competitive first round of MVC Championship

    SIU's first-round score of 300 is the lowest by the Salukis since March 15.


    Women's Golf picked to finish second in MVC Pre-Championship poll

    Southern also received two first-place votes behind favorite Wichita State.


    Salukis tie with Murray State in dual-match at Dalhousie Golf Club on Sunday

    Freshman Xianmei Jin finished in first place after shooting a 76, winning by two strokes.


    2014 Saluki Invitational

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Invitational taken at Hickory Ridge Golf Course, 3.31.14

    2012-13 (Junior): Ranked 16th in the conference in scoring average (79.9)...Second on the team with two par or better rounds...Posted one top-five finish and four top-10 finishes...Competed in all 12 tournaments...Led the team in three tournaments...Posted the low round on the team with a 71...Posted 15 rounds in the 70s.

    2011-12 (Sophomore):
    NGCA All-American Scholar
    Played in all 26 rounds on the season...Finished a season-best 12th of 82 golfers at the Creighton Classic...Placed 20th at the MVC Championships...Posted a 81.6 scoring average...Hit a hole-in-one during a team qualifier at Dalhousie Golf Course in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Aced the par 3, 152 yard hole No. 8 with an 8-iron.

    2010-11 (Freshman):
    NGCA All-American Scholar
    Played in all 10 tournaments for the Salukis in her first season....posted her first top five finish at the Saluki Invitational where she tied with twin sister Cassie for fourth place overall leading the Salukis to their first tournament title since 2008...averaged a 81.1 over 25 rounds...led the Salukis at the Cardinal Classic (9/28) with a 7th place finish where she shot her season low round of 73...finished tied for 45th at the MVC Championships.

    Pre-SIU: Attended Marion High School where she competed at the State meet all four years including a state championship her junior season.... named The Southern Illinoisan Co-Player of the Year with twin sister Cassie in 2009...helped her high school finish fifth at the state tournament...placed seventh at the state tournament as a senior where she shot a 75-76...finished All Conference each of her four years...holds a school record for 9 holes (30 on a par 36).

    Personal: Full name is Ashleigh Brooke Rushing...twin sister of Cassie Rushing...majoring in elementary education...born Feb. 25, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo....daughter of Darron and Carol Rushing...also has a brother and sister who are also twins.

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