"I committed to Vanderbilt," Ashabranner said. "They had been showing me a lot of interest all along and they told me they were going to offer."
The 6-foot-2, 260-pound Ashabranner received all-district honors as a junior.
"It's a great fit, I liked the coaches there and I know it is one of the top academic schools in the country," Ashabranner said. "I know they play in a great conference and had a good year last year."