Ashdown is a recent transfer from Oregon State University.
He was a three-year letter winner and captain at Catalina Foothills where he prepped.
He was named a Louisville Slugger and Under Armour Preseason All-American. Ashdown received All-Region honors his sophomore through senior year. As a sophomore he batted .339 and as a junior mustered together a .422.
In 2008, he claimed the #2 slot as a Team One West Top Ten player. Ashdown was rated as the nation’s No. 52 infielder by PGCrossChecker.com and also ranked him eighth in the state of Arizona.
He is the son of Kristin and Boyd Ashdown and an American Studies major.