Maddie Elwell

#16 Defense

Status Active
Position Defense
Home Town Ambler, Pa.
Age 08/01/1999
Height 5'9"
College Vanderbilt
Pronouns She/Her
Acquired Drafted by the Spirit, 2022 NWSL Draft
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Career Summary



Appeared in ten matches, seeing 300 minutes of playing time. Scored her first career NWSL goal on June 17 at home against Louisville.


  • All-SEC Second Team
  • All-Southeast Region Second Team
  • Played in all 16 games throughout the season, starting 15 of them
  • Earned Second Team All-SEC honors for the second year in a row
  • Finished the year with two goals and four assists for eight points
  • Matched a personal best by assisting on all three of Vanderbilt’s goals in the win over Kennesaw State (3/11/21)
  • Recorded her first assist of the season off a corner kick in the 2-0 win at LSU (10/30/20)
  • Scored in the second round of the SEC Tournament against Mississippi State (11/15/20)
  • Added another goal in the SEC Quarterfinals against No. 13 Tennessee (11/17/20)


  • All-SEC Second Team
  • Started and played all 21 games for the Commodores
  • Led the Commodores with 10 assists and more than doubling her assist total from 2018
  • Scored her only goal of 2019 against LSU (10/18/19)
  • Named to the All-SEC second team


  • She played in all 21 games while starting 21 of them for the Commodores
  • She finished the season with four goals and four assists, including one game-winning goal
  • Her game-winner came in the Dores’ first victory of the season on the road at Jacksonville.


  • Played in 20 games and made eight starts for the Commodores as a freshman
  • Finished the season with one goal, two assists and 13 shots in 1007 minutes of game action
  • Scored her first collegiate goal in Vanderbilt’s NCAA Tournament second round match vs. Santa Clara on November 17

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