2012-13 Player Biographies second team all-conference honors from the SoCon Sports Media Association … averaged 18.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in the Women’s Basketball Invitational en route to being named the WBI Most Outstanding Player High School Four-year letter winner in basketball … earned all-State honors her senior year … top-five player in South Carolina … McDonald’s all-America nominee … named to the Adidas top-64 players lists her sophomore, junior and senior years … Spartanburg Herald Journal Player of the Year … threetime Herald Journal Player of the Week … five-time Dorman athlete of the week … North Carolina vs. South Carolina all-star game nominee … named to South Carolina state tournament all-tournament team and all-region as a junior … named squad’s best offensive player her junior year …led team in scoring, rebounding and blocks her junior and senior season … AAU team (South Carolina 76er’s) finished third in the nation in 2008 Personal Full name is Ashlen Laine Dewart … daughter of Jay and Angie Dewart … born March 28, 1991 … father, Jay, played basketball at Limestone … mother, Angie, played basketball and volleyball at Limestone … both parents are in the Limestone Athletic Hall of Fame … sister Bailey, played for Chattanooga (2006-10) and was the 2011 Ann Lashley Inspiration Award honoree … major is undecided.
GETTING TO KNOW ASHLEN Do you have a nickname? How did you get it? “‘Dework’, ‘basketball’ and ‘jolly green giant’.” What is something people may not know about you? “I’m a big kid, and I’m obsessed with Disney movies.” What is your favorite TV show? “Gilmore Girls” What song gets you pumped up before a game? “Eye of the tiger! Just kidding. I don’t care. Whatever I’m in the mood for.” Who is your favorite musical artist? “LeeBrice, REBA, or Garth Brooks” What is the first thing you purchased from the UTC Bookstore? “A UTC keychain and a polka dot blanket.” What was the last book you read? “Uncommon-Tony Dungy and The Bible Daily” What is your favorite food? “Steak and Green Beans.” Have you ever visited another country? If yes, what one(s)? “Yes, Mexico and Canada.” Would you like to be famous? “Duh, I was the Gerber Baby. Just kidding.” Are you a morning or night person? “If by morning you mean noon, then yes, but I’m more of a night owl.” If you could be on a reality show, which one would it be? “Wipeout” What actress would play you in a movie about your life? “Lauren Graham/Melissa McCarthy” What cartoon character describes you best? “Merida from the new Disney movie, Brave. Finally a curly hair princess and she’s a tomboy.” Do you speak any foreign languages? “Parsal Tongue(From Harry Potter), Pirate, and a little espanol.” Are you a beach, city or country person? “Country person but I love the beach!” If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, where would it be? “Greece” If you knew you could try anything and not fail, what dream would you attempt? “I would win Olympic gold for the USA Gymnastics team….but sadly I can’t even do a cartwheel.” If you didn’t play basketball, what other sport would you play? “Golf/Volleyball/Track Thrower” Name three items you would want most if stranded on a deserted island. “Bible, solar panels, and a Wal-Mart….Duh!” Who is the funniest player on the team and WHY? “Ka’Vonne and Faith. You could put them in an empty room with white walls and they would have a grand ole time.” What is your favorite Coach Moore quote? “Shoot it like a rocket! Not like an airplane!”
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