|Hometown:||Rio Vista, Texas|
|High School:||Rio Vista HS|
2011-2012: Indoor: Took fourth at the Lion Open in pole vault with a vault of 3.4m (11-01.75) ... Outdoor: Took fourth in the pole vault at the MIAA Championships with a vault of 3.48m (11-5) ... Took third in the pole vault at the Emporia State Twilight Meet (5/12/12) with a vault of 3.58m (11-9) ... Had a outdoor-season second-highest vault of 3.55m (11-7.75) at the Williams/Leptad Invite ... Took fourth at the Pitt State Gorilla Classic with a vault of 3.4m (11-1.75) ... Took third at the PSU Wendy's Invite with a vault of 3.4m (11-1.75)...
Prior to Southern: McFarland has been a four year letterwinner in track and field, as well as a three-year letterwinner in volleyball at the school ... Competing for coaces Bobby Bell and Brandi Purvis on the track side, McFarland was a state qualifier in the pole vault, as well as a regional qualifier in the 400m ... On the volleyball court, she helped her team to the state volleyball playoffs two times, while being named All-District twice.
Personal: The daughter of Billy and Chanda McFarland, Ashleigh plans to major in kinesiology at Southern.