Ashley Lawrence (soccer) facts for kids
|Full name||Ashley Elizabeth Marie Lawrence|
|Date of birth||June 11, 1995|
|Place of birth||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Playing position||Midfielder, defender|
|Current club||Paris Saint-Germain|
|2003-?||Brampton Brams United|
|2013||Toronto Lady Lynx||7||(1)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Lawrence played college soccer at West Virginia University, for the Mountaineers, where co-captained the team, and won numerous accolades.
In June 2016, Lawrence signed with Vaughan Azzurri of League1 Ontario to get game action prior to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Upon graduating from West Virginia University, Lawrence was a highly rated prospect prior to the 2017 NWSL College Draft. In January 2017, Lawrence signed with Paris Saint-Germain in Division 1 Féminine, with a contract that lasts until 2019. In December 2018, Lawrence would sign a multi-year contract extension with PSG.
On August 2, 2021, she played her 100th match for Canada in the semi-finals of the 2020 Summer Olympics. At 116:56 of the Olympic final, she cleared away a Swedish cross on her own goal line to prevent a header goal. Canada went on to win the match in the penalty shoot-out.
Her mother Tina is originally from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia while her father is from Jamaica.
|Paris Saint-Germain||D1 Féminine||2016–17||11||1||5||0||5||0||0||0||21||1|
- Scores and results list Canada's goal tally first.
|1||June 15, 2015||Stade Olympique||Netherlands||1–0||1–1||2015 FIFA Women's World Cup|
|2||February 11, 2016||BBVA Compass Stadium||Guyana||2–0||5–0||CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier|
|5||March 7, 2018||Estádio Municipal da Bela Vista||Japan||2–0||2–0||2018 Algarve Cup|
|6||January 29, 2020||H-E-B Park||Saint Kitts and Nevis||3–0||11–0||2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship|
- Division 1 Féminine: 2020–21
- Coupe de France Féminine: 2017–18
- UEFA Women's Champions League runner-up: 2016–17
- Summer Olympic Games: bronze medal, 2016; gold medal, 2020
- Algarve Cup: 2016, runner up: 2017
- Four Nations Tournament: 2015
- Canadian U-17 Player of the Year: 2011, 2012
- CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship Best XI: 2016
- Canadian Women's Player of the Year: 2019
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