Q&A at the Academy with Rose
On March 4, 2017, Lavelle made her debut for the U.S. Women’s National Team, going the full 90 minutes against England. She scored her first international goal on April 9 against Russia, and added a second (the game-winner) against Sweden on June 8 in Gothenburg. Lavelle is expected to be a key contributor to the 2019 World Cup squad. She currently plays for the Washington Spirit of the NWSL.
Lavelle came to BSA as a Visiting Pro in 2017.
Prior to joining the US National Team, she already had quite a bit of international experience. In 2014, she was a starter on the USA’s U-20 Women’s World Cup Team in Canada and was one of the USA’s most effective players in the tournament. She also accomplished a remarkable feat at the 2014 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship in the Cayman Islands. She neither scored a goal nor gained an assist over the during the tournament, but her impact on both sides of the ball was so great that she won the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player.