Ashley Sanchez

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Ashley Sanchez
Personal information
Full name Ashley Nicole Sanchez
Date of birth (1999-03-16) March 16, 1999 (age 20)
Place of birth Pasadena, California, United States
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
UCLA Bruins
Number 2
Youth career
Team
Santa Anita SC
Legends FC
So Cal Blues
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 UCLA Bruins 45 (16)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 United States U14
2013–2014 United States U15
2014–2016 United States U17 21 (21)
2014–2018 United States U20 33 (11)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 17, 2018

Ashley Nicole Sanchez (born March 16, 1999) is an American soccer player who plays as a forward for UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Club career[edit]

Sanchez has played youth soccer for Santa Anita SC, Legends FC, and So Cal Blues.[1]

Sanchez joined the UCLA Bruins in 2017.[2] As a freshman, Sanchez was named to the first eleven of the all-conference Pac-12 team.[3] Sanchez scored six goals and had nine assists during the regular season for UCLA.[2]

International career[edit]

Sanchez has played for the United States at under-14, under-15, under-17, and under-20 levels.[1] She received her first senior call-up in March 2016.[4]

She captained the under-17 team at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, and was a squad member at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship.[1]

In December 2015, Sanchez helped the under-20 team qualify for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup at the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, scoring three goals with five assists.[4] Sanchez started all six games at the tournament, finishing with one goal and two assists.[5]

By playing in both the 2016 under-17 and under-20 World Cups, Sanchez became the first player in U.S. history to play in two World Cups in one calendar year.[2]

After being a part of the squad that finished runner up at the 2018 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, Sanchez was named to the roster for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Profile". United States Soccer Federation. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Profile". UCLA Bruins. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "Pac-12 announces women's soccer All-Conference honors". Pac-12. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Monrovia teen Ashley Sanchez gets USWNT call up". San Gabriel Valley Tribune. March 22, 2016. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  5. ^ "Heath, Sanchez named 2016 U.S. Soccer Female and Young Female player of the year". United States Soccer Federation. December 13, 2016. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  6. ^ "USA ROSTER NAMED FOR 2018 FIFA U-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP". US Soccer. July 17, 2018. Retrieved July 17, 2018.