Ashley Hatch is a professional soccer player and claimed the 2021 Golden Boot in the National Women’s Soccer League. The Boot is awarded to the league’s top goal scorer; during the 2021 season Hatch scored 10 goals. She is also one of five finalists for the NWSL’s Most Valuable Player award. She plays for the Washington Spirit.
She was drafted by the North Carolina Courage as the second overall pick in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League draft. That year she took home Rookie of the Year honors. While at Brigham Young University, she was an All-American and a finalist for the 2016 Hermann Trophy Award, which recognizes the top player in women’s college soccer.
She has played twice with the U.S. Women’s National Team.
Hatch is from Gilbert, Arizona. She married Jeff Van Buren in 2019.