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  Ashley Daly
Ashley Daly

Player Profile

Lilburn, GA

High School:
Parkview HS


Breast/Fly/IM/Sprint Free



Last Club:
Dynamo Swim Club

SCY (Time):100 free (50.58), 100 fly (54.23). 100 breast (1:03.63), 200 breast (2:16.81), 200 IM (2:01.50)
SCM (Time):100 fly (1:01.96), 200 breast (2:34.65), 200 IM (2:18.14)
LCM (Time):100 free (58.24), 100 fly (1:01.84), 100 breast (1:11.19), 200 breast (2:32.90), 200 IM (2:16.99)

Collegiate All-American (3) • Pac-10 Champion (1)
Collegiate Victories (3)

General: Has the potential to score at the NCAA level in both butterfly and individual medley events, as well as swim significant roles in the free relays • Has developed into one of the team's most versatile swimmers • A strong racer that should become even better with improved technique • Has a great spirit and is full of energy.

Cardinal Career: Began her career by earning three All-American honors and winning a Pac-10 Championship on relay teams during her freshman campaign.

As A Sophomore In 2003-04: Showed her versatility by competing in a team-high 11 different events during the season • Posted personal-best times in the 100 meter fly (38th, 1:01.96) and 200 meter IM (61st, 2:18.14) at the NCAA Championships, and swam the third leg on Stanford's 13th-place 400 free relay squad (56.60/3:43.10) that recorded a season-best time for the school • Had also qualified for the NCAA's in the 100 free but DQ'd • Had a nice Pac-10 Championship meet, helping the Cardinal win the 400 yard free relay race in a season-best time by swimming the third leg (49.92/3:19.82) • Also finaled in both the 100 fly (6th, 55.09, 54.85 prelims) and 100 free (8th, 51.00, personal-best 50.58 prelims) • Also swam in a pair of exhibition relay efforts at the Pac-10's, contributing the third leg on a 200 yard medley relay squad (24.53/1:43.09) that was the third-best Cardinal effort of the year and as part of a 200 free relay team that DQ'd • Contributed to a pair of regular season victories by swimming the butterfly leg of the 200 medley relay versus Arizona State and California with the team's time of 1:52.38 its second-best of the year • Had third-place regular season finishes in the 100 fly (vs. Arizona State, vs. Arizona), 200 back (vs. Arizona State), and as a member of a 200 free relay team versus Texas/at USC and a 400 medley relay squad at USC • Had other top individual event finishes in the 200 free (5th vs. California), 100 back (5th at USC), 100 breast (6th vs. Arizona State), 200 IM (6th vs. Texas/at USC; 6th at UCLA) and 200 breast (10th vs. Texas/at USC) • Top 400 free relay finish was on a fourth-place squad against California • Stanford's second-best performer in the 100 yard free (50.58), as well as the team's third-best performer in the 100 yard (54.85) and 100 meter (1:01.55) fly.

As A Freshman In 2002-03: Earned three All-American honors by swimming the third leg on Stanford's sixth-place 200 yard free relay team (23.26/1:31.15), as well as the anchor leg on the Cardinal's seventh-place 400 (49.94/3:20.39) and eighth-place 800 (1:49.06/7:13.74) yard free relay teams at the NCAA Championships • Also finished 21st in the 200 yard IM with a personal-best time of 2:01.50 and 33rd in the 100 yard fly (54.98) at the NCAA's • Had a nice meet at the Pac-10 Championships, finishing ninth in the 100 yard fly (personal-best 54.23) and 12th in the 200 yard back (2:01.86) • Posted a personal-best mark of 1:03.63 in a 100 yard breast time trial at the Pac-10's to earn a qualifying time for the NCAA Championships • Also contributed to three scoring relay teams at the Pac-10's, swimming the third leg on Stanford's winning 400 yard free relay (49.92/3:19.82), as well as the anchor leg on Stanford's third-place 200 yard free relay (22.61/1:31.34) and the third leg on Stanford's sixth-place 800 yard free relay (1:49.95/7:20.97) teams • Ranked second on the team in the 200 yard IM (2:01.50), as well as third in the 100 yard butterfly (54.23) and 200 yard back (2:01.86) • Had a season-best second-place finish in the 200 yard IM versus UCLA (2:02.81) and also picked up six third-place individual showings.

International Competition: A member of the 2003 World University Games team, taking 14th in the 200 meter IM (2:24.31, 2:21.43 prelims).

National Competition: Competed at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 meter IM (49th, 2:23.19) and 100 meter fly (72nd, 1:05.00) • Finished seventh in the 200 meter IM (2:18.78, 2:18.70 prelims) at the 2003 Summer Senior Nationals • Finished fifth in the 200 meter IM at the 2001 Summer Senior Nationals • Finished eighth in the 200 meter IM at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials • Named one of three Rookies of the Meet at the 1999 Spring Senior Nationals.

High School: A 2002 graduate of Parkview High School • Won the 100 yard breast and 200 yard IM state crowns as a senior, setting a state record in the 200 yard IM • Earned scholastic All-American honors • Coached by Rick Creed.

Club: Dynamo Swim Club • Coached by Hugh Convery.

Coaching Staff On Daly: "Ashley is the type of athlete that we need to have perform well at the NCAA level for our team to fulfill its full potential, and she has the talent and determination to do that. She could really play a significant role in our progress this year."

Getting To Know Ashley Daly
Born:June 14, 1984
Parents:Patrick and Cindy Daly
Did you know:Ashley is an avid ultimate Frisbee player who founded her high school squad and served as team captain

Last Updated: 1/25/05

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