Women's Soccer

Ashley Handwork


Plainfield, Ill.

High School:
Plainfield North



Ashley  Handwork


MU Quartet Helps Red Stars Reserves to First WPSL Title

Handwork, Jermier, Proffitt and Luba all contributed in a 2-1 win Sunday over SoCal FC


Four WSOC Players Aim for Club Titles this Weekend

Jermier, Proffitt, A. Handwork and Kutey all to play for club squads in national semis on Saturday

Career Highlights

  • BIG EAST All-Academic (2013-14, 2014-15)

2015 Summer: Won a WPSL National Championship with the Chicago Red Stars Reserves and teammates Jacie Jermier and Morgan Proffitt ... Scored in both the national semifinal match and title contest.

2014 (So.)
: Scored a pair of goals in six starts and 11 contests as a sophomore with six total shots ... Scored the game-winning goal vs. Loyola Chicago in MU's season opener (8/22) ... Collected her second goal of the season against the Providence Friars (10/24).

2013 (Fr.): Made her collegiate debut in season opener at Portland (8/23)... Scored her first collegiate goal in the opening minute in loss to UCLA (8/30)... Recorded one shot on goal in victory over Colorado College to win the Marquette Invitational (9/8)... Tallied her second career goal in a 4-0 victory over No. 6 Georgetown (10/13)... Notched one goal, and one assist in a 6-0 victory against Providence (10/27) ... Scored her fourth goal of the season in a 2-1 victory over Butler (11/2)... Tallied a shot on goal in a 2-0 semifinal victory in the BIG EAST Conference tournament over St. John's (11/8).

Prior to Marquette: Handwork was a four-year letter winner in soccer at Plainfield North High School... Earned all-conference, Voyager Media All-Area and Herald News All-Area honors three of her four years as a Tiger... Three-time all-sectional team player... Chicago Tribune High School Player of the Month for March 2011... Named the 2013 Girls Soccer Sun-Times Player of the Year, finishing her final high school season with 39 goals and 11 assists, which brings her to a high school career total of 98 goals and 57 assists...Holds the school record for most goals scored in a single season (39), most goals scored in career (98) and most goals scored in a single game (5). Played for Chicago Fire Juniors and Team Chicago for club soccer... Helped her Chicago Fire squad earn the 2009 U.S. Club Nationals Super Group Runner-Up, 2009 U.S. Youth Soccer Midwest Regional League Championship, 2012 U.S. Youth Soccer Illinois State Cup Championship and 2011 U.S. Club Region 2 Championship... Won the Illinois State Cup Championship, Region 2 Championship, Brondby Cup Championship in Denmark, National League Championships and the Disney Showcase U18 Championship with Team Chicago... Helped her Team Chicago team to a U18 National title in 2013.

Personal: Daughter of Russ and Dawn Handwork ... Dad was a two-sport athlete at Huntington Indiana University (track and basketball) ... Has three younger sisters ... Majoring in business administration.

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