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Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
City/State: Ann Arbor, Mich.
High School: Ann Arbor Skyline


Career: Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a senior, where she helped Duke's 200 medley relay earn a top-20 finish ... Four-year member of the Blue Devils' ACC Championship team, placing ninth in the 100 breaststroke as a junior ... Set program records as a member of Duke's 200 and 400 medley relays ... Graduated ranked third in school history in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.53) and sixth in the 200 breaststroke (2:16.23) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team and Honorable Mention and All-ACC Academic Team selection ... Four-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team (2017) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2016) ... All-ACC Academic (2017) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

2016-17: Rounded out her career at the NCAA Championships, where she helped the Blue Devils' 200 medley relay tie for 19th in the country ... Punched her ticket to the NCAA Championships as a member of Duke's 200 medley relay, which broke the school record at ACCs ... Also took 14th in the 100 breaststroke at the conference meet, notching the third-fastest mark in school history during preliminaries (1:01.53) ... Competed on the Blue Devils' 400 medley relay that posted the fourth-fastest mark in program history (3:38.36) ... Claimed the 100 breaststroke three times in dual meets ... Competed on winning 200 medley relay four times during the regular season ... Swam on Duke's 200 medley relay that set a Taishoff record against South Carolina (1/14) ... Member of Duke's record-setting 400 medley relay at the NC State GAC Invite ...  Opened the season by sweeping the breaststroke events at Virginia Tech's quad dual (10/21-22). 

2015-16: Came in ninth in the 100 breaststroke at the ACC Championship ... Finals time of 1:01.77 ranked her third on the Blue Devils' all-time performance list ... Also competed on Duke's 200 and 400 medley relays at the conference meet ... Finished fourth in both breaststroke events in a quad meet against Georgia Tech, Indiana and Michigan (1/16) ... First to the wall in the 100 breaststroke at South Carolina (1/8) and against Old Dominion and William & Mary (11/7) ... Swept both breaststroke events against Florida State and Queens (10/23) ... Helped lead the 200 medley relay to five wins during the season, including at the Nike Cup Invitational.

2014-15: Competed on Duke's 200 and 400 medley relays at the ACC Championship … Helped 200 medley relay turn in the second-fastest mark in program history at 1:39.27 … Clocked 1:03.87 in the 100 breaststroke preliminaries at ACCs to rank sixth on the Blue Devils' all-time performance list … Reached the consolation final of the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the Nike Cup Invitational … Also helped the 400 medley relay place third at that meet … Won the 100 breaststroke at William & Mary (11/7) … Member of 200 medley relay that set facility records in Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion (1/10) and at Old Dominion (11/8). 

2013-14: Placed ninth in the 200 breaststroke and 12th in the 100 breaststroke at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Turned in season-bests of 1:03.91 in the 100 and 2:16.96 in the 200 at that meet to rank sixth all-time at Duke in both events ... Competed in three events at the ACC Championship.

Prior to Duke: Three-time Michigan state champion at Ann Arbor Skyline … NISCA All-American … Garnered all-state accolades each of her four seasons … Conference record holder … Finalist for the Michigan Athlete of the Year award … Also a member of the Club Wolverine national team and the Plymouth-Canton Cruisers club team … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Conference all-academic selection … Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Ashleigh Noel Shanley on Dec. 25, 1994 in Chicago, Ill. … Daughter of Thomas and Maureen Shanley … Has two sisters, Lauren and Molly, and one brother, Matthew ... Majoring in psychology.

Shanley Career Bests:

100 Breast 1:01.53 3rd all-time at Duke
200 Breast 2:16.23 6th all-time at Duke
200 IM 2:05.42  

On Duke's Relays:

200 Medley Relay 1:37.19 Duke record
400 Medley Relay 3:37.47 Duke record

At the NCAA Championships:

2017 t-19th, 200 Medley Relay (1:37.61)

At the ACC Championships:

2015 8th, 200 Medley Relay (1:39.27)
9th, 400 Medley Relay (3:43.29)
2016 6th, 200 Medley Relay (1:38.10)
6th, 400 Medley Relay (3:38.31)
9th, 100 Breast (1:01.77)
2017 6th, 200 Medley Relay (1:37.19)
9th, 400 Medley Relay (3:38.36)
14th, 100 Breast (1:01.60)
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