Player Details


Ellie Carpenter


5' 5"

Date of Birth

4.28.2000 (22)


Sydney, Australia



Player Category

2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

2019-20: Helped guide Melbourne City to the W-League title, starting and logging 90 minutes in the championship match...Started and played in 14 regular-season matches, tallying 2 goals and four assists....Finished the season tied for first in the league in assists.

2019: Played in 16 games, making 14 starts...Logged 1,221 minutes...Tallied one assist...Started in sixth straight matches from Aug. 17-Sept. 29...Made her 16th appearance and 14th start against Reign FC on Sept. 29..Made her 10th appearance of the season as a late-game substitute against North Carolina on Aug. 11...Returned to the lineup for the first time after the World Cup, tallying her first career NWSL assist against Houston on June 29...Started five consecutive games to begin the season (April 14-May 18).

2018-19: Played on loan with Canberra United in the Australian W-League...Appeared in 11 matches (10 starts), tallying three goals.

2018: Appeared in 17 games (14 starts), logging 1,299 minute...Made her first career NWSL playoff appearance on Sept. 15 against Seattle...Appeared in 17 games (14 starts) in the regular season...Registered the game-winning goal, the first of her Thorns FC career, to become the youngest goal scorer in NWSL history on May 19 against Washington...Earned her first start, making her home debut on May 12 against Orlando...Made her NWSL and Thorns FC debut as the youngest player (18 yrs, 11 days) to feature in an NWSL match against Houston on May 9.

2017-18: Played for Canberra United during the W-League season...Started and played in 10 of Canberra United’s 12 matches, tallying two goals and two assists...Named Supporters’ Player of the Year and Canberra United Player of the Year.

2016-17: Appeared in 11 matches (all starts) for Western Sydney Wanderers.

2015-16: Started and played in all 15 matches for Western Sydney Wanderers.

Has earned 42 caps with the Australia Women’s National Team, scoring one goal.

2020: Started and played in both matches of a two-leg playoff against Vietnam on March 5 and 11 to help Australia qualify for the 2020 Olympics...Played 90 minutes against China in Olympic qualifiers on Feb. 13...Started and played 90 minutes in an Olympic qualifying match against Thailand on Feb. 10.

2019: Played all 90 minutes in friendly matches against Chile on Nov. 8 and Nov. 12...Started and played in all four matches at the World Cup, tallying one assist...Started and played 90 minutes in her World Cup debut against Italy on June 9...Earned the start, logging 90 minutes, in a match against the United States on April 4...Started two matches to help Australia win the FFA Cup of Nations Tournament.

2018: Started all three matches for Australia during the Tournament of Nations...Logged 120 minutes against Thailand, helping Australia advance to the final of the AFC Asian Cup...Started and played in two of three group matches at the AFC Asian Cup, helping Australia qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. 

2017: Appeared in eight matches for the Matildas, making seven starts...Scored her first career international goal, the game-winner, in the Algarve Cup against China PR on March 6...Appeared in all three matches at the Tournament of Nations. 

2016: Earned her first cap at the age of 15 with the full national team at 2016 Olympic qualifiers against Vietnam on March 2...Became the youngest Olympian for Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympics, making her Olympic debut at age 16 against Zimbabwe on Aug. 9.