Ashleigh Banks
Ashleigh Banks
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Manassas, Va.
High School: Osbourn Park
Events: Throws

PERSONAL BESTS
Hammer: 43.82 meters
Weight Throw: 16.51 meters

2017: OUTDOOR

  • Set a personal record in the hammer throw at the Fred Hardy Invitational with a throw of 43.82 meters.
  • Placed eighth at the VCU Rams Invitational in the hammer throw.

2017: INDOOR

  • Placed fourth at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships in the weight throw.
  • Set a personal record in the weight throw with a toss of 16.51 meters at the IC4A/ECAC Indoor Championships.

2016: INDOOR

  • Placed sixth in the weight throw at the Father Diamond Invitational, throwing 14.04 meters.
  • Set a personal record in the weight throw at the Akron Invitational, throwing 14.48 meters.

2015: OUTDOOR 

  • Threw 37.60 meters to set a personal record in the hammer throw at New Captain’s Classic where she placed fifth.

2015: INDOOR

  • Tossed 11.94 meters in the weight throw to earn eighth place at the Father Diamond Invitational.
  • Secured seventh in the weight throw after throwing 12.73 meters at the Liberty Open.

2014: OUTDOOR

  • Top 30 finish in the discus throw at the MSU Legacy
  • Finished 16th in the discus at the VCU Ram Invite

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Participated in Varsity basketball, volleyball, and track & field at Osbourn Park High School.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Staci Pettas and Herbert Banks Jr.
  • Born: April 30, 1995
  • Sibling(s): Elizabeth and Olivia
  • Major: Health and Exercise Science Pre-Med
  • Singer on VCU’s Black Awakening Gospel Choir.
  • Member of National Society of High School Scholars.