Name: Ashley Grove
Pronunication: ASH-lee GROW-ve
Jersey number: 21
Date of birth: Nov. 20, 1990
Hometown: Rochester, NY
College: University of Maryland
Last club: Western New York Flash
How acquired: Signed as a discovery player on
In 2013: Played in two games (19 minute total) for the Western New York Flash ... Was selected in the fifth round by the Flash in the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft.
Rochester Ravens: Played from 2009-2012 for the USL W-League team ... Later served as team's assistant coach ... Finished her final season with the Ravens (2012) with two goals and one assist in 12 games ... Also led team in minutes played in 2012 with 1,080.
College: Starred at the University of Maryland ... Finished tied for 10th in career points (49), tied for 11th in career goals (18), tied for ninth in career game-winning goals (6), tied for 12th in career assists (13), tied for 11th in single-season points (24 in 2010), and tied for 15th in single-season assists (6 in 2010).
Scholastic/Club: Played for the Aquinas Institute ... Named 2007 NSCAA/adidas High School All-American and 2007 NYSSCOGS third team all-state ... Scored eight goals and added 11 assists to lead the Li'l Irish to a 19-1-1 record and a share of the Section V Class AA title ... Career totals of 23 goals and 21 assists ... named Aquinas' team MVP ... selected to play in the Exceptional Senior Game ... Played club soccer for 2007 US Club National Champions Rochester Jr. Rhinos ... helped lead the Rhinos to three NYSW State Cup titles and four State Premier League championships.
Personal: Daughter of Carla Grove ... Has two sisters, Kelli and Amanda.