Ashley Yamahata
Ashley Yamahata
Birth Date: 03/13/1987
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Rio Americano HS
Position: Freestyle/IM
UC Santa Barbara
2007: Was eighth in the 1000 free (10:38.89) and eleventh in the 500 free (5:09.38) at the Big West Championships. 2006: Placed second in the 1650 free (17:20.89), fourth in the 1000 free (10:24.73), and sixth in the 500 free (5:02.88) at the BWC Championships. High School
A member of the Rio Americano High School class of 2005...Honors include the Student-Athlete Award, Sacramento Bee All-City in 2005, all-league in 2004, and All-American in both 2002 and 2004...Coached by Kirk Johanson...Also swam club for Arden Hills under the direction of Brian Nabeta. Personal
Ashley Nicole Yamahata was born March 13, 1987...Parents are Wayne and Pam...Enjoys traveling...Majoring in biopsychology with aspirations of having a career in a health profession...Personal hero is Janet Evans...Favorite part of college swimming is being a part of the UCSB family.