Player profile: Ashton Mares

Player profile: Ashton Mares


Player profile: Ashton Mares


You’re leading the team in kills this year 141, what’s made you so dominant at the net?

Mostly, my teammates. They are the ones who give me the chances to be so dominant. I would say that I’ve been working hard to get to this point. I have the desire to be great and I am super competitive and refuse to lose, so I do everything I can to help.

Rocky Mountain is heading into the Class 5A Region 10 Tournament with a lot of momentum after splitting the conference championship with Fossil Ridge. How do you keep things going this weekend?

We want to make it all the way and have a lot of motivation to do it. We have been working hard and will continue to work hard throughout this week. We know that we have a good shot at this, but we also know that it’s not going to come easy. We have to work for it.

Favorite athlete: Willis McGahee

Favorite food: Watermelon

Favorite college: CSU

Favorite TV show: Psych

Last good movie you watched: Paranormal Activity 4

Best pre-game music: Ying-Yang Twins

Do you want to play volleyball in college?

Yes. I am not really sure (where) yet. I want to go to a great school, academically, but also with a competitive volleyball program. I’m just starting to talk to schools now, but the University of Memphis, Cal-Poly or University of San Francisco are on the top of my list right now.


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