On Friday, University of Connecticut softball head coach Jen McIntyre announced that Emily O'Donnell, Ashley LaPenta, Alyssa Gardea, Alyson Ambler, and Heather Fyfe will serve as team captains for the 2015 campaign
2015 (Junior Season): Appeared in all 53 of the Huskies’ games, making 52 starts… Notched 34 hits and ranked second on the team with five home runs… Tallied a season-best four RBI against SIUE on Feb. 27 and San Diego St. on March 17… Finished the season with a .241 batting average and ranked fifth on the team with 19 runs scored… Also appeared on the mound in five games, compiling a pair of strikeouts in 7.2 innings of relief… Selected to the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll on Feb. 26 after launching two homers and notching six RBI during the week.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Made 21 appearances on the mound for UConn and saw action in 43 total games, starting 41...ended the season with a team-best 4.30 ERA in 40.2 innings of work.... Ambler struck out 13 batters and finished with a 1-3 record in the circle... At the plate, she concluded the year with a .202 batting average and .325 slugging percentage, scoring 16 runs and tallying 23 hits... her 17 RBIs were third-best on the team while her three home runs also tied for third... also drew 11 walks, which ranked fourth-best on the team.
2013 (Freshman Season): Played in 19 games as a pitcher or designated hitter for the Huskies... At the plate, Ambler recorded a .222 batting average with eight hits, scoring four runs and registering three RBI... In the circle, Ambler finished the season with a 3-4 record and in 38 innings pitched... Had a 4.97 ERA in 14 appearances giving up 27 earned runs and striking out 20 batters.
High School: Attended Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, Washington... Three time captain of the softball team... Led the team to four league, three district, four regional, and one state championship... Washington Gatorade Player of the Year and Max Preps All-American... All-area MVP and three time league MVP... Blue Mountain Female Athlete of the Year... Louisville Slugger High School All-Region first team... Part of the honor roll three times.
Personal : An exploratory major...Born July 19, 1994.