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Laurel  Ivory
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Laurel Ivory

Goalkeeper Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-9

  • Hometown

    Surfside, Fla.

  • Club

    Virginia

U.S. National Teams: Was the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. team at the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Grenada, playing every minute of all five matches … Named to the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship Best XI …Allowed just two goals and was awarded the Golden Glove as the top ‘keeper in the tournament … Has played the most matches of any goalkeeper heading into the World Cup, earning 11 caps, all in 2016 … Has a record of 10-0-1 with five shutouts and a 0.73 goals against average heading into the World Cup … Played with the U.S. U-14 GNT in 2013.

College / High School: Has committed to attend the University of Virginia in January of 2018 … Attends Miami Country Day School in Miami Shores, Fla. … As a 7th grader, she was Second-Team All-Dade County and Rookie of the Year … She was First-Team All-Dade County in 8th and 9th grades as well as team MVP … Did not play high school soccer as a sophomore … As a freshman, she played in goal and on the field, scoring 17 goals.

Club: Played from U-14 through U-17 with Sunrise SC, but U-16 through U-19 in ECNL with the West Florida Flames … Played U-12 and U-13 with Miami Shores SC and U-9 through U-11 with Cyclone Premier.

Personal: Full name is Laurel Carolyn Ivory … She was named after her mom’s high school friend … Enjoys listening to music and being a Miami resident, loves to paddle board, go boating with friends and having family BBQs … Three words that describe her off the field: “goofy, weird and hard-working” … Three words that describe her on the field: “loud, focused, competitive” … She lived in Argentina from ages 1-3 before her family moved back to the USA … Her motto is “be relentless” … Best present she ever received was Jonas Brothers concert tickets … Her favorite class is History … Wants to meet Ellen DeGeneres … Her dream job would be a professional soccer player … Her favorite food is a New England lobster roll and coincidently her favorite snack is goldfish crackers … Her favorite women’s soccer player is Kelley O’Hara and her favorite men’s player is Manuel Neuer … Lists Mia Hamm as her biggest athletic inspiration … Says the best part about being a soccer player is traveling … She has two dogs – Gus the French bulldog and Bruno the chocolate lab -- and three fish … Some of her favorite TV shows are Grey’s Anatomy, The Fosters, Teen Wolf and American Ninja Warrior … Some of her favorite musical artists are Imagine Dragons and Calvin Harris … Her favorite dessert is Ben & Jerry’s American Dream.

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