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Ashley Prange has had an impressive college career, earning numerous accolades including First Team All-SEC (2022) and Second Team All-Big 10 (2019). She has also been recognized for her academic achievements, earning a spot on the Academic All-Big 10 team in 2020.
In the 2022 season, Prange started 55 games at third base for the University of Alabama. She made an impact early on in the season, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in her Alabama debut against Southern Utah. She continued to excel, with standout performances including going 3-for-3 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs against ninth-ranked Arizona, scoring twice and hitting a two-run home run against Middle Tennessee, and going 4-for-7 (.571) over the Kentucky series with all four hits going for extra bases. Prange also had strong showings against Georgia and Florida, and had a pair of multi-hit games against Texas A&M, including an RBI double and solo home run in the final game of the series. She hit a total of two home runs over the Missouri series, including a go-ahead three-run blast that helped Alabama secure a 3-1 win in the final game.
Before her time at Alabama, Prange attended Ohio State University where she started 103 games in three seasons, primarily at third base. Over the course of her career with the Buckeyes, she hit .303 with 100 hits, 17 home runs, and 67 RBIs. As a freshman, she recorded 39 RBIs, the third-highest total by a rookie in Ohio State history. She also hit three home runs at the Knoxville Regional in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, and hit .484 over nine starts during the shortened 2020 season.
Prange has also had a successful high school and club career, earning numerous awards including 2018 Indiana Gatorade Softball Player of the Year and 2018 Indiana Miss Softball. She was a two-time NFCA All-American and First Team All-State