|Hometown:||San Diego, CA|
|High School:||Mt. Carmel HS|
Appeared in 35 of 49 games with 13 starts coming at second base and 11 at shortstop … finished third among Mustangs with 14 runs scored … enjoyed four multi-hit games, collecting a season-high two hits against No. 22 Nebraska (Feb. 25), New Mexico (Feb. 26), Utah State (March 3) and Ole Miss (March 9) … enjoyed Cal Poly’s longest hitting streak of the season, an eight-game stint between Feb. 26 and March 9 in which she batted .440 (11-for-25).
Started all 47 games at second base for Cal Poly and finished second among Mustangs with four home runs and seven sacrifices and third with 17 runs scored … co-led Cal Poly with six stolen bases … during final game of regular season – a 6-5 victory versus Big West Conference champion Pacific – finished a career-high 3-for-4 with two homers and three RBI … also homered versus Bradley (Feb. 12) and Utah State (Feb. 19) … batted .333 in 21 Big West games … one of four Mustangs to post a .982 fielding percentage and one of three to collect eight multi-hit games.
Mt. Carmel HS (San Diego)
Four-year letterwinner helped program to two Palomar League and two Valley League titles, four California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Section championships and a combined 108-14 overall record during her career … earned the second of two All-Valley League first team honors as a senior in 2010 after hitting .343 with 30 runs, 19 RBI and seven doubles … hit .298 as a junior, slugged .500, was 25-for-25 in steal attempts and struck out just once in 94 at-bats … hit .404 as a freshman … also a four-year letterwinner in field hockey where she earned three league Most Valuable Player honors.
Daughter of John and Gina Romano … has one brother, Nicholas … majoring in kinesiology … would like to pursue a career as an athletics trainer for a professional sports franchise or a university athletics department … four-time member of the Dean’s List at Cal Poly (Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011 and Winter 2012) … graduated from Mt. Carmel HS with a 3.98 GPA and was runner-up for Athlete of the Year award at the school as a senior … Ashley Nicole Romano was born on Sept. 6, 1992 in San Diego.