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 Date: March 18, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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Freshman athlete is all business


 

Ashley Winegeart

Ashley Winegeart

Ashley Winegeart, a senior at Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, was the first freshman to sign on to the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars softball team. 

 

As a high school junior, Winegeart was named to the All-District Softball First Team for District 27-5A as a shortstop and the All South Texas First Team as a designated hitter. She also played for the Houston Power Gold 18 and under travel ball team during the fall and summer. 

 

She plans to major in business with a concentration in accounting at UHV.   “I like working with money,” she said.

 

As a dedicated shortstop, she said she doesn’t have time to do a whole lot of other things.

 

“I like to go to the beach when I can.”

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.