Women's Soccer

    Ashleigh Plumptre
    Ashleigh  Plumptre


    Nottinghamshire, England

    High School:
    The Becket School




    Human Biology


    Four Trojans Called to Action with their Respective National Team Programs

    Andrews, Mills and Freeman were named to the U.S. U-23 camp, while Plumptre was named to the English U-18/U-19 camp.-


    No. 7 Trojans Advance to the Round of 16 After Getting Past Texas A&M in Penalty Kicks

    The Trojans and Aggies played to a 0-0 tie before the Trojans advanced 4-3 in penalty kicks.


    Anthony Strikes Twice, But Trojans Fall 3-2 in Overtime at Santa Clara

    In her USC debut, transfer Alex Anthony netted two goals.


    Trojans Defeat Air Force in 4-0 Exhibition Tune-Up

    Goals from Katie Johnson, Sydney Johnson, Ashleigh Plumptre and Nicole Molen in the match.

    ENGLISH NATIONAL TEAM: Recently named to the English Women's U-23 team for La Manga Tournament in March 2016....Has competed for the U-19 team...Selected to the U-18/19 Development Camp in February 2016...Attended UEFA Women's U-17 Championships in Iceland in 2015, started all 11 games in the tournament for England...Attended UEFA Women's U-17 Championships in England in 2014...Had 30 caps for England's U-15 and U-17 National Teams...Has scored 10 goals for her country...Scored two goals in 60 minutes as the English beat Maldova 9-0 (record-setting win) for the U-17 team in the Phase 1 European Championship Qualifier...Represented England at the Nordic Cup in 2013 and 2014...

    CLUB: Began playing club soccer at age 4, competing with the Asfordby Amateurs Girls Ladies Football Club..Scored 61 goals in one season for Asfordby...At age 8 competed for Leicester City Girls Centre of Excellence trials...Played for Leicester City for seven years, from U-10 to U-15...Won Manager's Player of the Year honor in 2011-12 for Leicester City...Twice won Junior Sportswoman of the Year in 2007 and 2013 at the Melton Times Sports Awards...Began competing for FAWSL1 side Birmingham City Ladies football club U-17...At age 15 was given the opportunity to train with Birmingham Ladies senior team FAWSL1....At age 16 joined Derby County Ladies Centre of Excellence, a team in the FA women's premiere league (FAWPL)...Joined Notts County Women's First Team, Runner-up in the first FA Women's Cup with Notts County...Scored first goal for Notts County on her full debut against Yeovil Town of the Continental Tires Cup...Was the youngest player to play for Notts County (at age of 16) and any other FA Women's League First Team...Made 10 appearances for Notts County Ladies Senior Team, mostly made up of international senior players...Was given the opportunity to train and study in London as part of the Arsenal team.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Named the Becket School Player of the Year in 2012-13...Won the Year 9 Girls Sports Day Championship in 2012...U-16 girls inter-county champion for Nottinghamshire for two consecutive seasons, 2012-13, 2013-14...Won the ESFA (English Schools Football Association) U-16 inter-county trophy for girls from 2013-14 (national tournament)...Nottinghamshire Schools Football Association U-16 Hawkins Cup winners in 2013...Also won the FA Regional Youth Futsal Finals U-16 Girls championship...Also competed in the high jump and triple jump, was a school athletics county finalist for Nottinghamshire in the high jump and triple jump, where she broke the year 10 record in 2012-13...Won both the high jump and triple jump at the Rushcliffe Borough Schools Athletic Competition....Qualified for regional championships in the high jump...Personal best in the high jump is 1.62 meters...Also competed in netball, where she competed in the Leicestershire County Academy Excel Programme in 2011 and the East Midlands Regional Excel Programme for netball in 2011-12...Leicestershire and Rutland Youth Games Champion for Melton in 2010...Also competed for the Lady Taverners National Under 15 School Indoor Regional Final in cricket.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Sharon Glover and Tim Plumptre...Has a sister, Bayleigh Plumptre and two brothers, Lewis Glover and Ethan Glover...Hopes to become a doctor and specialize in sports medicine. Would like to work with olympic/paraolympic athletes...Soccer goals include playing pro soccer in the NWSL, French Division I Feminine or in Italy Serie A, along with representing England on the senior national team...Lists her most thrilling sports moment as when she scored against Yeovil on her full debut for Notts County Ladies in the FAWSL1 (women's professional league in England)...Lists her biggest sports hero as Thierry Henry "because he was an influential figure to her from a young age when she first found her love for football. He is a humble and extremely talented forward."...Chose USC "because the program is on an upward trajectory and the team is very talented and will compete for national championships. Also was impressed with the academics, facilities, coaches and family feel."...Lists her favorite film as Princess and the Frog...Would like to sky dive someday...Would like to visit Nigeria and Japan...Listens to Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys and Lauryn Hill...Birthdate is May 8, 1998.