Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
Age: 22 (05/25/1995)
Last Club: NC Courage
*The Spirit acquired Ashley Hatch via trade with the North Carolina Courage on January 16, 2018.
2017: Hatch started in 15 out of 24 games played for the North Carolina Courage, totaling 1,373 minutes. She tied a league record with seven goals in her rookie season and she also tallied an assist in 2017. She was named the 2017 NWSL Rookie of the Year. Drafted by the NC Courage on January 12, 2017. Signed for the NC Courage on April 10, 2017.
2017: Was a member of the U-23 Women’s National Team in Sweden for the 2017 Women’s U-23 Open Nordic Tournament. She scored a goal against Sweden to seal a victory for her team. She is currently in the U-23 USWNT pool. 2016 | She made her senior team debut on October 19, 2016 against Switzerland.
College: Hatch played collegiately at Brigham Young University and was selected second overall in the 2017 NWSL Draft by the NC Courage. The forward has scored 47 goals and recorded 21 assists for the Cougars in her four years on the team, earning her All-WCC First Team honors. Her senior year, Hatch was the first player in the nation to score 10 and 15 goals in the 2016 NCAA Season. She was a finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy Award and scored two hat tricks in 2016. The Gilbert, Arizona native was also invited to the U.S. Women’s National Team Soccer camp on October 15, 2016.