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Ashley Mell
Ashley  Mell

Student Assistant


Southern Miss Recognizes 128 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic Achievements

Volleyball registered six President's List members, while women's soccer was next with five and women's track had four.


Southern Miss Has 124 Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.


Volleyball Holds Annual Awards Banquet

Coach Abbey Sutherland and staff handed out several awards to players


Golden Eagle Volleyball Team Places Three on the All-Conference Teams

Southern Miss volleyball team placed three players on the on all-conference teams with seniors Kelsea Seymour, Lisa Knecht and Ashley Mell.


Volleyball Team Caps Off Season With 3-0 Win Over Tulane

Seniors go out on a high note


Volleyball Eagles Outlast UCF, 3-2

Five Eagles record double-digit kills.


Golden Eagle Volleyball Sweeps Marshall in Three

Ecker and Mell tally double digit kills.

Had a breakout season last year ... Leading candidate at outside hitters' position ... Good all-around player ... Excellent passing and defensive skills ... Adds depth in the front row ... 2009 (R-So.): A first team All-Conference USA selection ... Led the team in kills (394) ... Averaged 3.37 kills per set ... Recorded 19 aces ... Third on the team in digs (324) ... Played in 32 matches and 117 sets ... Registered a career-high 28 kills against UCF (9/18) and 21 digs against UAB (11/1) ... Posted 13 double-doubles ... Named AVCA Division I honorable mention All-America and Midwest Region honorable mention ... Shared the team's Sharon Montgomery Award as co-MVP ... Earned C-USA Offensive Player of the Week two times (9/21 & 10/5) ... Ranked among the C-USA leaders in kills and total points ... Named to Radisson-UCF Classic all-tournament team ... 2008 (R-Fr.): Played in 16 matches ... Notched 37 kills and 32 digs on the season ... Came off the bench to record a season-high nine kills against UAB (10/24) ... Posted a season-high eight digs against Alcorn State (9/16) ... 2007 (Fr.): Sat out the 2007 season recovering from a torn ACL ... Joined the team in January ... Made great strides during the spring season ... High School/Club Team: Played for El Dorado High School where she averaged 3.8 kills per game ... Earned all-conference honors two years ... Helped her team win two Century League Championships ... Voted her team's best all-around player ... Received all-tournament honors in 2005 and 2006 ... Named to the North Orange County Senior All-Star Team ... Played club volleyball for the Impact VBC for Coach Erick Beck ... Helped team win the Southern California Regional Club Division in 2006 and 2007 ... Team qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships ... Personal: Daughter of Ron and Cathy Mell ... An art major.

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