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Report: Savannah Jordan returns from injury

Jordan returns, Cox released

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The Portland Thorns had a couple announcements today. First former Florida and Glasgow City forward Savannah Jordan has been activated from the 45 day disabled list, she’s also been immediately added to the active roster.

With one going on the list, sadly someone has to come off. The Thorns released 22 year-old undrafted rookie Meghan Cox, who signed on April 14th. She made just 9 appearances, two of those starts.

Here’s the full press release from the Thorns

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC have activated forward Savannah Jordan from the 45-day disabled list and have added her to the active roster, the club announced today. Additionally, the club announced that it has waived defender Meghan Cox.

Jordan, 22, was the club’s second-round pick (18th overall) in the 2017 NWSL College Draft, after a standout collegiate career at the University of Florida. The Fayetteville, Ga., native concluded her collegiate career with 81 goals and 27 assists in 94 career matches for the Gators, earning All-America honors in each of her four seasons.

Cox, 22, an undrafted rookie out of the University of Virginia, was signed on April 14. She appeared in nine matches (2 starts) for the club, logging 262 minutes after making her professional debut on the road against April 22 and earned her first career start on April 29 against Chicago.

Thorns FC travel to square off against Cascadia-rival Seattle Reign FC on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Memorial Stadium; kickoff is set for 1 p.m. (Pacific) with a live, high-definition web stream available at and