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PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC have re-signed forward Marissa Everett to a one-year contract with an option for the 2023 season, it was announced today. 

“Marissa is an example of hard work and commitment to the process at this club, and I am pleased she has signed an extension to remain in Portland,” said Thorns FC general manager Karina LeBlanc. “Each player brings their own unique qualities to the team and we are grateful for what Marissa brings to our group. We look forward to watching her continue to grow and develop, while helping the Thorns reach their goals in 2022 and beyond.”  

Everett, 24, enters her fourth season with Thorns FC in 2022, making 24 appearances (11 starts) across all competitions with the club during that span. In the 2021 campaign, she played in a career-high 10 matches (6 starts), notching two goals. 

“Marissa is an exciting player who continues to improve and grow within this team and league,” shared Rhian Wilkinson, Thorns FC head coach. “She brings a lot of intelligence and tactical understanding to the game, an ability that really opens games up for us.”

Everett joined Portland as a National Team Replacement Player in May 2019 after concluding her collegiate career at the University of Oregon. She played four seasons (2015-18) for the Ducks, appearing in 72 career matches (68 starts), tallying 18 goals and 10 assists.