She decided to move to the University of North Carolina in 2017 to play for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Lotte won the ACC regular season twice, the ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament twice and was part of a team that were two-time runners up in the NCAA Division College Cup. She studied for a major in Sports and Exercise Science with a minor in Art History.
She returned to Arsenal, the club she has supported since she was a child, in September 2020. She grew up in East London and went to school in Stoke Newington where she played netball and was a long jumper and 800-metre runner. She speaks fluent Dutch as her father is from the Netherlands, and runs her own blog called the ‘Lotte Little Things’.