Ashlee Nicole Roberson (March 13, 1988) is an American retired professional basketball player. She played for multiple basketball teams outside of the United States. Roberson played college basketball at Texas Tech University. She is the older sister of current NBA player André Roberson.
Early Life Edit
Roberson comes from a family of athletes. Both of her parents John and Lisa were All-Americans in their respective sports during college at New Mexico State. Her mother is white and her father is African-American. She has six younger siblings: Amber, André, Arielle, Anthony, Aaliyah and Arianna. Other than the two youngest siblings who have not yet reached college age, all the Roberson children are current or former athletes: Amber played volleyball at University of Texas; André, Arielle, and Anthony share her profession.
Basketball Career Edit
Roberson was four-year varsity basketball letter winner at Judson High School in San Antonio, Texas coached by Don Evans. During her junior, she was team MVP. As a senior, Roberson was named first team all-state, first team all-area and all-region, was named team MVP for second consecutive year. She was named all-city and the team won the district championship.In addition to basketball, she also competed in track and field. Her hobbies include playing basketball and talking on the phone, majoring in human development and family studies.
Before she played NCAA Basketball, she played one year at South Plains College. Roberson was honorable mention All-America, named first team All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference (WJCAC), and helped lead the Lady Texans to a 31-2 record en route to capturing the WJCAC title with a 13-1 record She averaged 13.2 points and 7.6 rebounds. Roberson was a three-year letterwinner at Texas Tech University. She played in all 33 games with 11 starts and had two double-doubles. In her junior year she lead the team in scoring with 404 points. She played professionally overseas.