Defender Ellie Carpenter
- Height 165cm
- Weight 60kg
- D.O.B. 28/4/00
Date of birth: 28 April 2000 (19 years old)
Debut: Olympic qualification match v Vietnam on 2 March 2016 in Osaka, Japan (9-0 win)
Clubs played for: Western Sydney Wanderers, Canberra United, Portland Thorns (USA)
Previous World Cups: None
Her 2019 so far:
After emerging on the Westfield W-League scene as a 15-year-old in 2015, Ellie Carpenter's subsequent rise has been nothing short of meteoric.
The 2018/19 Season has been the latest chapter in the Canberra United and Portland Thorns teenager's progression as a first-class international footballer.
Named as the Westfield W-League's NAB Young Footballer of the Year for the second successive season, Carpenter's athletic prowess and ability to maraud up and down the flank make her an attacking asset – as well as a defensive one – in Australia's FIFA Women's World Cup quest.
World Cup 2019 (W)
Aussies Abroad: Raso praises Thorns' high press, Catley’s Reign secure away point
Hayley Raso gave credit to her Portland Thorns teammates for their commitment to the high press approach which bore fruit on Sunday. Westfield Matilda Raso fired in her fourth National Women's Soccer League goal of the season to put the ladder-leaders a goal up against Washing
Aussies Abroad: Raso strikes as table-toppers Portland Thorns extend NWSL lead
Hayley Raso got the ball rolling as ladder-leaders Portland Thorns surged to a 3-1 win against Washington Spirit. Raso was one of five Westfield Matildas to feature in this National Women's Soccer League clash and the 24-year-old made her presence felt after only five minutes.
Aussies Abroad: Kerr strikes again to boost bid for third straight NWSL Golden Boot
Sam Kerr netted her 12th goal of season as Chicago Red Stars made it four straight National Women's Soccer League wins with a 2-0 triumph over Utah Royals. Westfield Matildas captain Kerr enhanced her bid for a hat-trick of NWSL Golden Boots by putting Chicago into a fifth min
NWSL midweek preview: Westfield Matildas trio to stake title claim
If you need your midweek fix of Westfield Matildas, we've got you covered with a huge National Women's Soccer League double-header on Thursday. Portland Thorns stars Caitlin Foord, Ellie Carpenter and Hayley Raso are in sharp focus as the NWSL leaders welcome Clare Polkinghorn
Aussies Abroad: Westfield Matildas help Orlando Pride clinch first clean sheet of the season
Alanna Kennedy and Emily van Egmond's Orlando Pride rose off the bottom of the National Women's Soccer League with a 1-0 win against Sky Blue FC. With Kennedy starting in midfield, Pride jumped into a 23rd-minute lead when rookie Marisa Viggiano struck her first professional g
NWSL preview: Westfield Matildas trio eyeing spot on top of ladder
Hayley Raso, Ellie Carpenter and Caitlin Foord will be celebrating going top of the National Women's Soccer League if Portland Thorns can clinch three points on the road against Utah Royals on Saturday. Recording only two wins from their first five matches, the NWSL powerhouse
Westfield Matildas stars reflect on their FIFA Women's World Cup 2019™ memories
Hayley Raso, Caitlin Foord and Ellie Carpenter have shared their favourite FIFA Women's World Cup memories as part of a special feature by their NWSL club Portland Thorns. The Westfield Matildas trio ? who all play their club football for the Thorns ? took time out this week t
Aussies Abroad: Catley leads Seattle Reign to top NWSL ladder
Steph Catley helped Seattle Reign climb to the top of the National Women's Soccer League by beating title rivals Portland Thorns 1-0 on their own turf. Catley came up against three of her Westfield Matildas teammates and she thwarted the efforts of Ellie Carpenter, Caitlin Foo
Pressure? What pressure?: Carpenter says Matildas ready to fire against Norway
With each match the Matildas play at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, the stakes are higher and the pressure intensifies. But defender Ellie Carpenter isn't feeling the heat ahead of the Matildas do-or-die Round of 16 clash against Norway on Sunday morning (AEST). "I feel l
‘It’s really happening’: Carpenter says Matildas ready as World Cup opener looms
Ellie Carpenter says the realisation they are about to begin their FIFA Women's World Cup journey has hit the Matildas with just two sleeps until their opening game against Italy in Valenciennes. Ante Milicic put his squad through their first training session on French soil on
Perfect preparation: Carpenter buzzing for sellout crowd against Netherlands
A sell-out crowd in Eindhoven for Sunday morning's (AEST) friendly with the Netherlands serves as perfect preparation for the Westfield Matildas to hit the FIFA Women's World Cup running, according to Ellie Carpenter. ...stralia play their final pre-World Cup hit-out the 35,000
My Westfield Matildas Story: Ellie Carpenter - 'We want to make Australia proud'
When a 15-year-old Ellie Carpenter walked into the Westfield Matildas change room for the first time, she knew it was the beginning of a life-changing adventure. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.mat...ildas.com.au, we will be catching up with Ante Milicic's 23-player s