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#6 Ashley Grossman
Position: 2-Meters
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Major: Science, Technology & Society
USA Water Polo
  • Has seen action with both the U.S. Senior and Junior National Teams
  • Helped Team USA to silver at the 2014 FINA Intercontinental Tournament in Riverside, Calif. from May 19-25, 2014
  • Won gold at the 2013 FINA Junior World Championship
  • Participated in Pan Am Games qualifiers in Puerto Rico and trained with the senior team in Italy
  • Played in the Junior Pan Am Games in Brazil and participated in the 2009 and 2011 Junior World Championships
As a junior in 2014
  • ACWPC All-America honorable mention
  • Named All-MPSF honorable mention
  • Fourth on the team with 45 goals
  • Had 5 hat tricks among her 15 multi-goal games
  • Posted a hat trick on opener against UC Davis (2/1)
  • Added a second hat trick at Santa Clara (2/12)
  • Scored five times over doubleheader sweep of Pacific and UC Davis (2/15)
  • Scored twice in each of Stanford's four games at the UCI Invitational (2/22-23)
  • Netted a pair of goals in MPSF win at San Jose State (3/1)
  • Added a hat trick in win over LMU (3/8)
  • Scored four goals in MPSF win over Arizona State (4/5)
  • Netted a pair of goals in MPSF win at UCLA (4/11)
  • Scored twice in Big Splash win over California (4/19)
  • Scored twice in NCAA title game against UCLA (5/11)
As a sophomore in 2013
  • Earned spot on MPSF All-Academic List
  • Scored 20 goals despite missing the first half of the season due to injury
  • Scored first goal of the year in win over Harvard (3/22)
  • Netted a pair of goals in win at Arizona State (3/24)
  • Scored 11 goals over Stanford's 4-0 trip to Hawaii (3/29-30), including five goals in win over San Diego State and three in win against Hawai'i
  • Added a goal to wins over UCLA (4/6) and at USC (4/13)
  • Scored the goal that sent the national championship game into overtime against USC (5/12)
As a freshman in 2012
  • Named ACWPC All-America and All-MPSF honorable mentions
  • Earned a spot on the ACWPC All-Academic List
  • Second on the team with 50 goals
  • Posted nine hat tricks
  • Scored four goals in her collegiate debut against LMU, then added two more later in the day against UC Davis (1/28)
  • Posted hat tricks in wins over San Jose State (2/5 and 2/11)
  • Scored four times in 13-5 in over California at the UCI Invitational (2/26)
  • Added another hat trick in win over UC Irvine (3/4)
  • Turned in consecutive hat tricks in wins over Brown (3/26) and Arizona State (3/31)
  • Scored four goals in MPSF Championship quarterfinal win over Hawai'i (4/27)
  • Posted hat trick in National Collegiate Championship semifinal win over UC Irvine (5/12)
High School/Club
  • A 2011 graduate of Harvard-Westlake in Studio City, Calif.
  • Earned four letters in water polo, captaining the team as a junior and senior
  • Helped lead the team to CIF Southern Section Division IV title in 2011, the school's first women's water polo title
  • Named All-American, CIF Southern Section Division I Player of the Year and Mission League MVP as a senior
  • Played club for Los Angeles Water Polo Club from 2003-11
  • Led team to titles at the Junior Olympics in open and under-20 divisions in 2010
  • named Junior Olympics MVP
  • Born in Santa Monica, Calif.
  • Parents are Gerry and Linda
  • Father played football at Tufts, mother ran track at UW-Milwaukee
  • Enjoys tie-dying things, hiking, dancing and watching movies