Taylor Racioppi, Emily Ogle

Duke’s Taylor Racioppi (7) and Penn State’s Emily Ogle (10) fight for the ball during the first half of the NCAA Women's College Cup soccer final in Cary, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Portland Thorns picked Emily Ogle out of Penn State University Thursday with the No. 24 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.

Ogle, a midfielder, started and played 25 games for the Nittany Lions during her senior year in 2018 and tallied six goals and five assists, according to a news release Thursday.

She also earned United Soccer Coaches second-team All-America honors, Big Ten Midfielder of the Year and first-team All-Big Ten accolades.

During her career, Ogle was a three-time All-Big Ten pick, was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2014 and earned United Soccer Coaches All-Region accolades every season.

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