Andi Sullivan

Andi Maureen Sullivan (born December 20, 1995) is an American soccer player who plays for the Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League and the United States women's national soccer team.[3][4]

Andi Sullivan
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Personal information
Full name Andi Maureen Sullivan[1]
Date of birth (1995-12-20) December 20, 1995 (age 27)
Place of birth Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.[2]
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Position(s) Midfielder
Team information
Current team
Washington Spirit
Number 12
Youth career
Bethesda Soccer Club
McLean Youth Soccer
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Stanford Cardinal 87 (20)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Washington Spirit Reserves
2018– Washington Spirit 76 (5)
International career
2011–2012 United States U-17
2013–2014 United States U-20
2015–2018 United States U-23
2016– United States 44 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 21:55, 14 August 2022 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of April 11, 2023

Early lifeEdit

Raised in Lorton, Virginia, Sullivan is the youngest of four siblings and attended South County High School.[3] She played club soccer for Bethesda Soccer Club (Freedom) and McLean Youth Soccer.[3] In 2013, she was named the national Youth Player of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).[3] Top Drawer Soccer ranked her as the top college recruit.[3]

Stanford Cardinal, 2014–2017Edit

During her freshman season in 2014, Sullivan started in 23 of the 24 matches in which she played. She scored her first goal for the Cardinal during a match against University of Dayton and served four assists throughout the season ranking third on the team. She made the All-Freshman First Team for Top Drawer Soccer, as well as the Pac-12 First Team and NSCAA All-Pacific Region Second Team. She was also awarded Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and named National Freshman of the Year by Top Drawer Soccer and Soccer America.

As a sophomore, Sullivan played and started in all 23 games. She scored 5 goals, including three game-winners, and provided 2 assists. As a junior, Sullivan led Stanford in points (29), goals (11) and game-winning goals (4). She was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year and earned All-Pac-12 first team honors for the third consecutive season.

As a senior, Sullivan tallied three goals and six assists and led Stanford to their second national championship, scoring in the College Cup final. She won the Hermann Trophy, after being a finalist in 2016 and a semifinalist in 2015.[3]

Club careerEdit

Sullivan (left) and Alanna Kennedy fight for the ball in a match between Washington Spirit and Orlando Pride on June 23, 2018.

Washington Spirit Reserves, 2012–2015Edit

Sullivan played in the USL W-League during the 2012–2015 seasons.[5][6] She played with D.C. United Women in 2012,[7] which was later renamed the Washington Spirit Reserves for the 2013–2015 seasons.

Washington Spirit, 2018–presentEdit

On January 18, 2018, Sullivan was selected as the number one overall draft pick at the 2018 NWSL College Draft by the Washington Spirit.[8] Sullivan appeared in every game for the Spirit, except for the last game of the season which she missed as she was completing in the Nordic Cup with U.S. U-23.

Sullivan was named a finalist for 2018 NWSL Rookie of the Year, she finished second in voting for the award behind winner, Imani Dorsey.[9]

She returned to Washington for the 2019 NWSL season and was named team captain.[10]

International careerEdit

Youth national teamsEdit

Sullivan has represented the United States on the senior national team as well as the under-15, under-17, under-20, and under-23 national teams.[3] Sullivan competed for the United States at the 2012 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship in Guatemala where she helped the under-17 national team win gold.[11] Despite being the youngest player on the under-20 national team roster at the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, she co-captained the team to a 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup berth.[11]

On August 23, 2018, she was named to the United States U-23 team for the 2018 Nordic tournament.[12]

Senior National TeamEdit

She earned her first cap with the senior national team during an international friendly match against Switzerland on October 19, 2016, and earned Player of the Match for her impressive performance.[13] She earned her first assist a few days later on October 23, 2016.[14] She then played in two more matches on November 10 and 13 where she earned another assist.[15] However, she tore her ACL a few days later during a college match on November 18, 2016.[16] She missed a large part of the year due to the injury but made her return to the national team on October 19, 2017.[17]

Sullivan was named to the 23-player roster for the 2018 SheBelieves Cup, the U.S. won the tournament for the second time.[18] She was on the 35-player provisional roster for the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship but was not named to the final 20-player roster.[19]

In 2019, Sullivan was originally not included on the January camp roster but was added to the roster by head coach Jill Ellis.[20] Sullivan was also named to the team for the 2019 SheBelieves Cup.[21]

International goalsEdit

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

Goal in match Goal of total goals by the player in the match
Sorted by total goals followed by goal number
# NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background colorexhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match
Pink background color – Continental Games or regional tournament
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament
NOTE on background colors: Continental Games or regional tournament are sometimes also qualifier for World Cup or Olympics; information depends on the source such as the player's federation.

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player

Date Location Opponent Cap Lineup Min Assist/pass Score Result Competition
1 2021-09-16[m 1] Cleveland, Ohio, USA   Paraguay 18 Start 25 Lynn Williams

5350.03005 3–0

5950.09005 9–0

2 49 Mallory Pugh

5750.07005 7–0

3 2022-04-09[m 2] Columbus, Ohio, USA   Uzbekistan 26 Start 26 Alana Cook

5150.01005 1–0

5950.09005 9–1

Career statisticsEdit


As of match played April 11, 2023
National team Year Apps Goals Assists
United States
2016 4 0 2
2017 3 0 0
2018 4 0 0
2019 4 0 0
2020 1 0 0
2021 6 2 1
2022 15 1 1
2023 7 0 1
Total 44 3 5

Personal lifeEdit

On December 14, 2019, Sullivan married Drew Skundrich.[22]

Honors and awardsEdit

Stanford University

Washington Spirit

United States U17

United States U20

United States



  1. ^ "FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 – List of Players: USA" (PDF). FIFA. August 4, 2014. p. 16. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 9, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  2. ^ "Update: Final list of players eligible for the 2018 NWSL College Draft". NWSL. January 18, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Andi Sullivan". Stanford University. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Andi Sullivan". U.S. Soccer Federation. Archived from the original on November 13, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "Spirit Reserves add former D.C. United Women trio". Washington spirit. April 19, 2013.
  6. ^ "Spirit Reserves re-sign U-20 National Team pair". Washington spirit. March 25, 2014.
  7. ^ "D.C. United Women pick up U.S. U-17 National Teamer Sullivan for late season push". Washington spirit. July 6, 2012. Archived from the original on January 22, 2018. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  8. ^ "Washington Spirit selects Andi Sullivan with first overall pick in 2018 NWSL College Draft". Washington Spirit. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  9. ^ "Rookie of the Year: Imani Dorsey, Sky Blue FC". September 26, 2018. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "Washington Spirit betting big on Andi Sullivan as captain and primary playmaker". April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  11. ^ a b "Sullivan takes in experiences with U.S. at CWU20". CONCACAF. January 16, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  12. ^ "U-23 WNT HEADED TO NORWAY FOR 2018 NORDIC TOURNAMENT". August 23, 2018. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  13. ^ Hays, Graham (October 26, 2016). "After stint with national team, Andi Sullivan ready to lead Stanford's push to College Cup". ESPN. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  15. ^ "WNT CRUISES TO 8–1 WIN VS. ROMANIA IN SAN JOSE". U.S. Soccer. November 11, 2016.
  16. ^ "Stanford, U.S. midfielder Andi Sullivan suffers torn ACL". The Equalizer. November 21, 2016.
  17. ^ "ANDI SULLIVAN RETURNS TO THE WNT". U.S. Soccer. October 18, 2017.
  18. ^ "ELLIS NAMES 23-PLAYER ROSTER FOR 2018 SHEBELIEVES CUP". February 23, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  19. ^ "2018 Concacaf Women's Championship" (PDF). Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  20. ^ "ANDI SULLIVAN ADDED TO WNT ROSTER FOR 2019 JANUARY TRAINING CAMP". January 7, 2019. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  21. ^ "23 PLAYERS NAMED TO 2019 SHEBELIEVES CUP ROSTER". February 12, 2019. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  22. ^ "Andi Sullivan Drew Skundrich Wedding". December 15, 2019. Archived from the original on December 26, 2021. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  23. ^ "Washington Spirit defeats Chicago Red Stars to win first National Women's Soccer League title". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved April 17, 2023.
  24. ^ Das, Andrew (July 19, 2022). "U.S. Women Beat Canada to Claim Spot in Paris Olympics". The New York Times.
  25. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Wins 2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament with 3-0 Victory Over Canada". U.S. Soccer. February 9, 2020.
  26. ^ "WNT WINS 2018 SHEBELIEVES CUP WITH 1–0 VICTORY VS. ENGLAND". March 7, 2018. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  27. ^ "USA Wins 2020 SheBelieves Cup With 3-1 Victory vs. Japan". U.S. Soccer. March 11, 2020.
  28. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Defeats Iceland 5-0 to Win Third Consecutive and Fifth Overall SheBelieves Cup Title, Presented by Visa". U.S. Soccer. February 23, 2022.
  29. ^ Herrera, Sandra (February 22, 2023). "USWNT vs. Brazil score: USA win SheBelieves Cup with Alex Morgan and Mallory Swanson dominating in attack". CBS Sports. Retrieved February 23, 2023.
  30. ^ Timmermann, Tom. "Stanford, Wake Forest seniors win Hermann Trophy".
  31. ^ "Sullivan wins Honda Award". Stanford Athletics. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  32. ^ "Andi Sullivan of Stanford Named Honda Sport Award Winner for Soccer". CWSA. December 20, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
  33. ^ Hays, Graham (November 3, 2016). "Stanford's Andi Sullivan makes up for lost time, named espnW player of week". ESPN. Retrieved November 18, 2016.

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