Ashley Butera
Ashley  Butera


Saugus, Calif.

High School:
Saugus HS






Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes set graduate at University Commencement ceremonies this week

65 Wolf Pack student-athletes to earn degrees


Pack's rally falls short in the seventh

Nevada falls to San Diego State


Aztecs make most of Pack miscues in game two win

McWilliams drives in Nevada's lone run


Nevada completes sweep over New Mexico

Dortch goes the distance to improve to 9-6 overall


Nevada sweeps North Dakota, moves winning streak to five

Wolf Pack Classic rolls on Saturday with three more games at Hixson Park


2011 Softball Fall Ball

2011 Softball Fall Ball

SENIOR (2015)- Finished her career in the top-six all-time in program history in walks (74), putouts (847) and fielding percentage (.985) … Posted five home runs that ranked third on the squad while her seven doubles tied for fourth … Started in 44 of Nevada’s 53 games behind the plate … Posted a .424 slugging percentage … Tied for sixth in the Mountain West with eight runners caught stealing … Wracked up seven multi-hit games …  Second home run of the season came in a win over UTEP (2/14) … Went 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI in a wine over St. Mary’s (3/15) … Tallied two RBI, a double and a run scored in the first game of a doubleheader against Boise State (4/12).

JUNIOR (2014)
- Appeared in all but one game for Nevada (51), and made 50 starts behind the plate ... led the team and ranked ninth in the Mountain West with 28 walks ... hit .263 after collecting 36 hits in 137 at-bats ... ranked third on the team with 10 doubles and finished tied for third with 27 RBI ... scored 21 runs and hit three home runs ... was hit by two pitches and posted a .393 on-base percentage ... compiled a .401 slugging percentage ... registered one sacrifice fly and two sacrifice hits ... recorded 243 putouts, 12 assists and six errors for a .977 fielding percentage ... had eight multi-hit games ... went 2-for-3 at the plate with a home run, RBI and run scored versus Chattanooga (2/15) ... against Southern Utah (2/21) she registered a 1-for-1 day by drawing two walks and hitting a three-run home run ... her third long ball of the season came against Seattle (3/9) ... began the year on a four-game hit streak, collecting five hits during the stretch ... reached a 20-game errorless streak throughout most of the month of March

SOPHOMORE (2013) - Spent the majority of her sophomore season as Nevada's starting catcher ... Played in 50 of Nevada's 53 games with 48 starts ... Hit .259 with 15 extra-base hits, made up of eight doubles and seven home runs ... Her seven bombs were good enough for second among all Nevada players and the most in any season for the California native ... Drove in a career-high 30 runs, making her one of the six Nevada players to drive in at least that many ... Drew 20 walks to post an on-base percentage of .341

FRESHMAN (2012) - Was Nevada's starting catcher on 33 occasions ... Tied for second on the team with six home runs in her first season in the Silver and Blue ... Slugged .495 in 105 at bats to lead all Wolf Pack players ... Hit .276 and added three doubles and a triple ... Drew 12 walks and posted a .353 on-base percentage

HIGH SCHOOL - A four-year letterwinner at Saugus High School in Saugus, Calif. ... Started every game of her career ... Captained her squad in her junior and senior year ... Hit .391 and slugged .663 during her senior season ... Earned academic-excellence honors in each of her four years at Saugus

PERSONAL - Daughter of Carl and Lisa Butera ... Full name is Ashley Leesa Butera ... Has a severe nut allergy ... Is also allergic to kiwis, mangos, cats, alfalfa hay, mold and penicillin ... Enjoys watching TV, knitting, baking swimming and skiing in her time away from the diamond ... Lists her best sports memory as hitting her first high school home run against an opposing pitcher who was committed to Tennessee on a full scholarship

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