Amy LePeilbet

Amy LePeilbet
Position:
Defense
Height:
5′ 6″
Born:
March 12, 1982, 1987
Hometown:
Crystal Lake, IL
College:
Arizona State
Pronunciation: LUH-pel-bet
Twitter:
@AmyLePeilbet6

2014 Season with FC Kansas City: After recovering from a knee injury, the U.S. Women’s National Team veteran played 11 games for the Blues.
2013 Season with Chicago Red Stars: Did not play due to a knee injury
U.S. Women’s National Team: LePeilbet was a member of the United States U-21 national team from 2002 to 2003, and played a critical role in the defensive backfield for the team that won the Nordic Cup in both 2002 and 2003.[19] She made her first appearance for the full United States national team in 2004 against Sweden.
LePeilbet was unable to participate in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing due to her recovery from a knee injury.[20]
In 2011, LePeilbet competed in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup held in Germany, where the USA team finished second behind Japan. She played 535 minutes in all six matches the USA team played in Germany. She was substituted in two group matches against Columbia and Sweden and received one yellow card in the encounter against Sweden that resulted in a penalty kick for their opponent.[21][22]
LePeilbet’s match record at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup included three wins against Korea DPR and Columbia in group stage, and France in the semifinal; one loss against Sweden in the group stage; and two draws with Brazil in the quarter-final and Japan in the final.[23]
In May 2012, LePeilbet was one of 18 players to be named to the roster for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[24][25] At the Games, she competed in five of the six matches that her team USA played. She accumulated 436 minutes of playing time and did not receive caution or ejection.[26] Therefore, her match record at the 2012 Summer Olympics was five wins, no losses and no draws.[26]
Professional: Pali Blues In 2008, she played for the Pali Blues in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, California. She appeared in 12 games (1,080 minutes), scored two goals and provided one assist…The Blues came in first in the Western Conference with a 12–0–0 record and clinched the W-League championship title with a 2–1 win over FC Indiana. During the final, LePeilbet scored the equalizing goal with a header off of a corner kick in the 83rd minute. As a result, she was named the Most Valuable Player of the W-League Championship. She was also named to the W-League Championship All-Tournament Team.Boston Breakers, 2009–11…With the arrival of Women’s Professional Soccer, LePeilbet was drafted by the Boston Breakers fourth overall in the 2008 WPS General Draft. In the 2009 inaugural season, she appeared in 19 games (1710 minutes), all of which were starts. Following a strong season, LePeilbet was selected the 2009 WPS Defender of the Year. During the 2010 season, LePeilbet played every minute of 22 games for the Boston Breakers as the center of the defense and was named for the second time running the WPS Defender of the Year (the only WPS player to win the award two years back-to-back) and to the WPS All-Star Game. In 2011, she played in 10 matches for the Breakers, but spent most of the season with the United States national women’s soccer team training for and playing in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup