Ashton Hosford
Middle Blocker 4
Idaho Falls, 
Last School
Idaho Falls High School
Roster Years


Parents are Christine and Kimball Hansen, who high-jumped for BYU in 1980 ... has three brothers and two sisters ... sister Janessa was the setter for IFHS in 2005, leading her team to the state title ... got married in the summer of 2008 ... enjoys all sports, singing, cooking, dancing, writing and sewing ... sports hero is Michael Jordan ... recruited by Utah, Utah State, Colorado State, Idaho State, Gonzaga, UVSC, Idaho, Northwestern, Weber State and Boise State ... pre-elementary education major.

Before BYU

Club: Played for the Toca 18's (Juniors) under head coach Debbie Farnsworth ... finished no lower than third place in the Power Division ... highest-ranked Idaho team in the Power Division in the Intermountain Volleyball Association league ... played on the IVA High Performance All-Star Team that traveled to Argentina during the summer of 2004.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Idaho Falls High School in Idaho Falls, Idaho ... led high school team in blocks and kills both her junior and senior years ... 342 blocks as a senior led the state ... led her team to the state championship title in 2003 and 2004, the first female sport state title won by Idaho Falls High School ... earned second-place finishes in the 2001 and 2002 state championships ... won the district championships in 2004 ... named All-Region First Team her junior and senior years ... also named All-State First Team in 2003 and 2004 and All-State Second Team in 2002 ... selected as a 2005 All-American and was listed as the No. 75 top recruit in the nation on the site's Senior Aces list ... also placed fifth in the state high jump competition in 2002 ... active in choir, drama and peer counseling ... Renaissance Club vice president ... involved in Student Government as the freshman class president and junior class vice president ... Girls' Federation vice president ... Seminary president ... Idaho Top Scholar Award recipient.


Yr. SP K E A Pct. SA BS BA TB Dig Ast. Pts.
2006 16 18 6 37 .324 0 0 20 20 1 3 28
2007 112 227 56 440 .389 0 4 155 159 16 46 308.5
2008 94 137 51 329 .261 0 4 117 121 11 19 199.5
TOTALS 222 382 113 806 .334 0 8 292 300 28 68 536
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2006

Played in seven matches and 16 games coming off of her redshirt season, totaling 18 kills, three assists, one dig and 20 blocks on .324 hitting ... averaged 1.25 blocks and 1.12 kills per game ... made her Cougar debut against Stetson at the UCF Fall Invitational, recording four kills on .500 hitting in two games ... also played two games against Texas A&M Corpus Christi, posting three kills and three blocks ... played against Wyoming, UNLV and San Diego State in place of the injured Rachel Dyer ... posted a career-high 12 blocks at Wyoming, helping BYU set Mountain West Conference records for block assists and total blocks in a match.

Sophmore Year 2007

Had a .389 hitting percentage, good for fifth all-time in a season at BYU ... hit .706 (13/1/17) at Washington, the third-best hitting percentage in a game in the BYU rally scoring era ... had 13 blocks at Utah and against Colorado State, fourth-most in a match in the BYU rally era ... Academic All-Conference 

Junior Year 2008

Averaged 1.32 blocks per set in her career, good for second in BYU rally scoring era history ... played in every match and 94 out of 95 sets for BYU as a junior ... averaged 1.46 kills and 1.29 blocks per set while tallying 137 winners, 19 assists, 11 digs and 121 blocks on .261 hitting ... led the team and ranked fourth in the Mountain West Conference and 28th in the nation in bps ... also ranked ninth in the league with 1.08 bps in MWC play ... finished her BYU career ranked fifth all-time in that category with 1.35 bps over three seasons ... led the Cougars in kills once, hitting percentage nine times and blocks 13 times ... tallied double-digit kills in three contests and double-digit blocks in one ... began the season in spectacular fashion, recording a career-high-tying 13 blocks against Tulane in the BYU Molten Classic, the most rejections tallied by any Cougar the entire year ... averaged 2.25 blocks per set over the three matches of the tournament, including seven each against Utah State and Missouri ... led BYU with six blocks against Siena ... reached double-digit kills for the first time on the year with 10 against Boise State on .500 hitting ... posted nine blocks at No. 14 Wisconsin ... tallied a season-high 11 kills vs. SDSU while pacing BYU with six blocks ... notched season highs of 13 kills and .632 hitting against TCU while leading BYU with five blocks ... posted eight blocks at San Diego State ... recorded eight kills on .412 hitting to go along with eight blocks in BYUs five-set upset of No. 15 Colorado State ... named Academic All-MWC.

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

2005 Cougar Club Scholar Athlete

Medical Redshirt Year