U.S. Soccer
Ashley Sanchez
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Ashley Sanchez

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    Monrovia, Calif.

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Captained the USA at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan, scoring three goals – one against Paraguay and two against Japan – during group play … Played every minute of all three games and also had one assist … The only player from the USA’s U-17 Women’s World Cup Team to make the U-20 WWC squad … Finished her U-17 career averaging a goal a game with 21 goals in 21 caps … Won the Golden Ball as the best player in the tournament at the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Grenada, starting all five games while scoring a team-leading five goals as she helped the USA to the regional title and a berth to the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Played 414 out of a possible 450 minutes at qualifying … Named to the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship Best XI … Has spent considerable time with the U.S. Under-20 WNT over the past two years and has 10 U-20 caps with four goals … The youngest player and the only player born in 1999 named to the U-20 Women’s World Cup Team … Helped the U-20s qualify for the 2016 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup at the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship held in December of 2015 in Honduras, scoring three goals with a team-leading five assists as the USA earned its ticket to Papua New Guinea … Traveled with the USA to Papua New Guinea in May of last year for a pre-World Cup test run and matches … She trained with the full U.S. Women’s National Team during a camp in Orlando, Fla. in April of 2016 … Has come up through the U.S. youth WNT system and been quite active in National Team camps since 2013 … She played for the U.S. U-14s in 2013, the U-15s in 2013-2014, the U-17s since 2014 and the U-20s since 2014.

College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend the UCLA in the fall of 2017 … Attends Mountain Park High School, but does not play high school soccer.

Club: Has played U-14 to present for the So Cal Blues ... Played U-11 through U-13 for Legends FC … Played U-9 through U-10 for Santa Anita SC.

Full name is Ashley Nicole Sanchez … Nickname is Ash … Likes to hike, draw and watch soccer … Her motto is: “money don’t sleep" … Has a chinchilla named Sherman … Her craziest ambition is to sky dive … Her dream job would be a professional soccer player and playing for the full U.S. Women’s National Team … Favorite food is Mexican … Her favorite women’s soccer player Eugenie Le Sommer and her favorite men’s player is Lionel Messi, who is also her biggest athletic inspiration along with LeBron James … Has two dogs, both boxers, named Daisy and Casey … Favorite TV show is Criminal Minds … Favorite musical artists are Drake, Rhianna, Kanye and Justin Bieber … Her favorite desert is cinnamon rolls.