goal defence / wing defence
DOB: 3 July 1996
Place of Birth: Sunshine Coast, QLD
Previously Played With: USC Thunder
Sunshine Coast local Ashlee Unie is highly capable at both Goal Defence and Wing Defence and provides strong coverage for Lightning’s senior side. After sustaining a season-ending injury at the beginning of 2021, the defender has made positive strides in her ACL rehabilitation and will be available in advance of the 2022 season.
Unie was named Lightning’s Community Champion at the 2021 Awards Night for all her work in the community space this year, including being a member of the inaugural First Nations Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group.