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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
13 Ashley Saia
13 - Ashley Saia
Height: 5-5
Year: Gr
Hometown: Novato, Calif.
High School: Marin Catholic
Position: G

Career Highlights

Graduate student who was just the third player in the program’s storied history to be a three-year team captain for the Falcons ... appeared in 41 games during her career while missing two complete seasons (2007-08, 2008-09) due to injury.

2010-11 Season

Recipient of team’s Coaches Award for her contributions ... was in 12 games, playing a total of 44 minutes ... four points, five assists for the season ... made first career start on Senior Day ... scored two points against C.W. Post Dec. 19 and Le Moyne Jan. 22.

2009-10 Season

Team captain ... appeared in nine games after missing the previous two seasons due to injury ... played a total of 26 minutes ... two assists against Merrimack Feb. 3 ... two steals vs. Adelphi Jan. 20.

2008-09 Season

Co-captain ... missed entire season for second straight year due to knee injury.

2007-08 Season

Missed the entire season following a preseason knee injury ... received the team’s Falcon Club Scholar Athlete Award.

2006-07 Season

n 20 appearances off the bench, averaged 7.1 minutes, 0.8 points and 0.4 rebounds ... had a season-high five points, all coming at the foul line, and two steals against Bloomfield Nov. 18 in her second collegiate game ... had five assists without a turnover against Shippensburg Dec. 30.

Before Bentley

2006 graduate of Marin Catholic High School ... two-time team MVP and captain ... helped team to Marin County Athletic League championship and 28-2 record as a senior ... first-team All-Marin County Athletic League selection as a senior after earning second-team honors as a junior ... North Bay Player of the Year ... Division IV CIF All-State honoree ... third team San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro selection ... played in Bay vs. Sacramento All-Star Game.


Excellent student who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance and accounting, and is now working on earning her masters in taxation ... age as of Nov. 15, 2010: 22 ... daughter of Michael and Cynthia Saia ... father played basketball at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ... has two younger sisters, Melanie (20) and Jillian (18) ... uncle Jim Saia is the basketball coach at Fresno Pacific University ... Lifetime Dean’s List member at Marin Catholic ... member of California Scholastic Federation ... has volunteered with CASA-A Child’s Voice in Court and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society ... in conjunction with the Bentley SAAC, has been involved in the Junior Falcon Day and Make-A-Wish.

2010-11 Statistics                        2009-10 Statistics

2008-09: Did not play, injured     2007-08: Did not play, injured

2006-07 Statistics                        Career Statistics