Ashleigh McGrew
Ashleigh McGrew
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elk Grove, Calif.
High School: Sheldon HS
Position: Hurdles
NORTHRIDGE - 2007 Ashleigh McGrew reached her third straight NCAA West Regional in the 100 meter hurdles ... ran a shade off her personal-best (13.89) and placed 12th in the prelims ... finished third in the 100 meters at the Big West Outdoor Championships after clocking a personal-best 13.87 in the final ... was named to the Big West Spring All-Academic Team ... also finished third in the 60 meter hurdles at the WAC Indoor Championships ... set a lifetime-best by running 8.59 in the final which ranks fourth on the all-time Northridge indoor list. 2006 McGrew qualified for her second consecutive NCAA West Regional in the 100 meter hurdles ... finished 13th in the prelims in a time of 14.08 ... finished second in the 100 meter hurdles at the Big West Championships after running a season-best 13.90 ... claimed the WAC indoor title in the 60 meter hurdles after clocking a season-best time of 8.61 ... also ran 8.25 in the 55 meter hurdles at the Run For the Dream Meet in Fresno which ranks 10th in Matador indoor history ... was named to the 2005-06 Big West All-Academic team. 2005 McGrew's freshman season saw her qualify for the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA West Regionals in Eugene, Ore. ... ran 13.98 in the prelims and did not reach the event final ... finished third (14.16) in the 100m hurdles at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... ran a CSUN season-best 13.93 at the Cal Poly 5-Way Meet which ranks fifth on the Northridge Freshmen Records list ... ran the third leg of the 4x100 meter relay that finished second at the Big West Championships ... placed ninth in the 60 meter hurdle prelims (8.82) at the MPSF Indoor Championships and narrowly missed qualifying for the event final ... ran a season-best 8.81 at the UW Indoor Invitational which ranked eighth on the all-time Northridge Indoor list. SHELDON HIGH SCHOOL Was a three-sport standout in track, basketball and volleyball at Sheldon High School in Sacramento, Calif. ... was named All-Delta League in the 100 hurdles in 2004 and was also team MVP ... earned all-league honors in the 300 hurdles in 2002 ... the Huskies won the Delta League championship in 2004 ... also earned all-league honors as a point guard for the Huskies basketball team which won a league title in 2004 ... graduated in 2004 with a 3.49 grade point average. PERSONAL Born January 15, 1986 in Hayward, Calif. ... parents are Keith McGrew and Yvette Williams ... stepfather is Kevin Williams ... has one brother, Kwaun Williams and one sister, Amanda Williams ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, the TV show "Top Model" and the movie "Crash" ... says her pre-meet ritual is listening to her iPod ... major is Business Marketing.