Grand Canyon softball player Ashley Trierweiler is making history by becoming the first player from the program to join the Association of Fastpitch Professionals, where she will play for the New York Rise in their inaugural season.

By the Numbers
  • Trierweiler led the nation in hits and had the highest batting average with .445 among all active Division I players.
  • She won the WAC Player of the Year award and her career .445 batting average ties for the 28th-best in Division I history.
State of Play
  • Trierweiler will be playing for the New York Rise in the Association of Fastpitch Professionals for their inaugural season.
  • The Rise team is managed by former MLB player Rodney McCray.
  • She will be facing familiar faces like former GCU assistant coach Sydney Sherrill in the upcoming Scenic City Pro Cup in Chattanooga.
What's Next

Ashley Trierweiler expressed her excitement for the opportunity and looks forward to continuing to grow the game of softball professionally.

Bottom Line

Ashley Trierweiler's milestone of joining the AFP reflects her exceptional talent and the bright future of professional softball, showcasing the growing opportunities for players in the sport.