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Everything you need to know for the 2024 NWSL Draft

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Live coverage of the 2024 NWSL Draft begins Friday on ION Television at 5pm PT

The 2024 NWSL Draft, presented by Ally, is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 12 at 5pm PT live from Anaheim, Calif. Fans can tune in on ION Television beginning at 5pm PT with coverage after 8pm PT continuing on ION Plus.

Consisting of four rounds – with 14 selections available in each – all 12 clubs from 2023 and two expansion sides will be on the clock throughout the night. In all, a total of 56 athletes will have their names called this year as the top collegiate prospects await their NWSL opportunity.

When does Portland Pick?

Thorns FC General Manager Karina LeBlanc and her staff have five opportunities to pick on Friday, with at least one selection per round. The earliest Portland will be on the board in Anaheim will be during the 11th pick of the First Round, with the rest of the selections spread out. See where all of PTFC's picks are in this year's draft:

  • Round 1 – Pick #11
  • Round 2 – Pick #23 (acquired via 2022 trade with Angel City), Pick #25
  • Round 3 – Pick #39
  • Round 4 – Pick #53
2024 NWSL Draft, presented by Ally

2024 NWSL Draft, presented by Ally

Who's going where? Stay up-to-date on each draft pick in the 2024 NWSL Draft.

Draft Essentials

Live coverage of the 2024 NWSL Draft begins at 5pm PT on ION Television and continues until 8pm PT, at which time the remainder of the draft will be available on ION Plus.

🖥️ STREAMING: Fans can access ION Television through providers in their area or via streaming platform. Check if ION Television is available to you here.

📊 DRAFT CENTER: Checkout the drafting order and stay up to date, pick by pick with the NWSL's Draft Central.

⚽︎ PROSPECTS: The top athletes are in the live draft player pool and you can check them out here before the ceremony begins!

✍️ DRAFT HISTORY: Dive into past selections and see how they have transformed the league!

1️⃣2️⃣3️⃣ MOCK DRAFT: Who is the best fit for Soccer City, USA and the rest of the league? Sandra Herrera at CBS Sports gives her insights here.

Which rookies are coming to the Rose City in 2024? Tune-in this Friday to find out!