Ashley Heys
Ashley Heys
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Saugus, CA
High School: Saugus HS
Events: Distance
Experience: 1Y

2017-18 -- Cross Country: Helped the Mustangs earn a 22-37 Blue-Green Rivalry win over UC Santa Barbara at the Gauchos’ Lagoon Open on Sept. 2, when she recorded a 31st-place 5k of 19:54.93 ... also came in 13th at the Fresno XC Invite on Sept. 9 (in 18:41.0).

2016-17 -- Track: Had a top 3,000-meter performance of 10:15.28 to earn second place at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 22 ... also took ninth place at the Cal Opener in Berkeley on March 4, with a time of 10:29.39 ... during the indoor season, ran a best mile of 5:05.87 at the Husky Classic in Seattle on Feb. 11. Cross Country: Ran unattached in three meets during her first fall at Cal Poly ... opened the season with a 12th-place 5k of 18:21.52 at the Lagoon Open around UCSB on Sept. 3 ... then came in 29th place at the Stanford Invitational on Oct. 1, with a 6k time of 21:41.5 ... closed with a fourth-place 5k of 19:21.7 at the Cal Poly Invitational at Fairbanks Memorial Course in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 15.

Prep -- As a senior at Saugus High School, finished 76th overall at the 2015 CIF State Cross Country Championship Meet, with a 5k time of 18 minutes, 18.4 seconds at Woodward Park in Fresno, helping to lead the Centurions from the Foothill League to the team title in the Division 2 classification ... in track, posted a 1,600-meter time of 4:59.96 in 2016 (good for third place at the Azusa Meet of Champions), as well as a 3,200m PR of 10:49.51 (taking ninth at the Southern Section Division 2 finals) ... was an honor roll student and belonged to the campus Reddo Club ... chose Cal Poly because she “loved the friendliness and vibe around campus from the students and staff.”

Personal -- Born on March 29, 1998 in Santa Clarita ... daughter of Dale and Cari; has a sister, Courtney ... majors in Biology and aspires to be a nurse practitioner.