Logan’s Ashley Yateman Commits to IU Northwest

IUN-YatemanJohn A. Logan College sophomore forward Ashley Yateman has agreed to continue her education and basketball career at IU Northwest beginning this fall. Yateman a 6'1" forward from Indianapolis, IN started all 27 games this past season for the 10-17 Lady Vols starting 16 while averaging 4.7 points and 5.2 rebounds.

This past season Yateman tallied a season high 15 points to go with 9 boards in an 85-72 victory over Shawnee Community College. She posted a double-double on Dec. 4 of 10 points and 10 rebounds in a 111-50 blowout win over Southeastern Illinois College. Later Yateman posted another double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds in a loss to Kaskaskia College on Feb. 8.

"Ashley is very athletic and brings an active, defensive presence to our frontcourt while also providing experience and versatility to our roster," said IU Northwest Head Coach Ryan Shelton. Yateman played her prep basketball at Arsenal Tech in Indianapolis where she was an all-city and all-conference performer averaging 6 points, 8 rebounds 4 assists and 3 steals per game while also serving as team captain her senior year.

IU Northwest is coming off a program best 23-9 record that included the A.I.I. Regular Season Championship and run to the A.I.I. title game. The RedHawks return 2014 A.I.I. All-Conference performers in Nicki Monahan (A.I.I. First Team, Freshman of the Year) and Danielle Zandstra (A.I.I. Second team, Defensive Player of the Year). They'll be joined by a recruiting class led by 2014 Indiana All-State Honorable Mention performer Grayce Roach (Hobart) and that also includes Morgan Flaharty (Hobart), Kayce Nagel (Kankakee CC), Katie McGann (Moraine Valley CC), Jill Rosenbaum (South Central), Lauren Carlson (Hebron) and Joanna Dwyer (Lake Station).

Ashley intends to study Health Information Management and will wear #24 for the RedHawks this season.

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