Bella Bixby


Date of Birth

Nov 19, 1995




Milwaukie, OR


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Career Highlights


2022 NWSL Champion...2021 NWSL Second XI...2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Champion...2021 WICC Champion...2021 NWSL Shield.


Registered sixth shutout, making three saves against Gotham FC on Oct. 7... Recorded fifth shutout against OL Reign on Sept. 16... Tied career-high with seven saves at Louisville Sept. 2... Made four saves to reach 150 for career against Washington on Aug. 27... Earned 25th career win against NC Aug. 20... Became the 2nd GK in league history to score a goal on April 29 against Angel City... Fastest GK to 20 shutouts in 40 games with clean sheet against Louisville on April 22... Recorded shutout against Orlando on Mar. 26.


Appeared in 20 regular season games (all starts), making 79 saves with a 1.00 goals-against average...Started both playoffs games, earning a clean sheet in the NWSL Championship on Oct. 29 against Kansas City...Registered her league-leading ninth clean sheet on Sept. 25 against Chicago...Tied career-best with seven saves on Aug. 10 against Washington...Made a career-best seven saves against North Carolina on Aug. 5...Earned her 15th career shutout on July 16 against Gotham FC...Earned her 10th regular season shutout on April 30 against Kansas City.

2022 Challenge Cup

Appeared in four games (all starts), recording one shutout... Recorded her first win, logging a shutout against Angel City on March 30.


Appeared in her first career playoff game on Nov. 14 against Chicago... An NWSL Second XI pick... Ranked second in the league with nine shutouts, making 16 starts in her first NWSL regular season... Recorded 45 saves and a 0.69 goals-against average... Added her ninth clean sheet on Oct. 30 against North Carolina... Posted her eighth clean sheet against Houston on Oct. 17... Recorded seventh shutout of the season on Oct. 10 against KC NWSL... Recorded her sixth shutout of the season, making five saves against North Carolina on Sept. 12... Logged three saves, recording her fifth shutout against the Spirit on Aug. 7... Earned fourth shutout of the season on Aug. 1 against Kansas City... Recorded her third shutout of the season on July 24 against Houston... Set a league record for most consecutive shutouts minutes (269) to begin a NWSL regular-season career on July 18 against Orlando... Earned a shutout for a second consecutive match in her home debut on July 11 against Gotham FC... Made her NWSL regular-season debut, recording four saves in a shutout win against Louisville on July 3.


One of three players to start all four preliminary round matches in the NWSL Challenge Cup... Recorded her second shutout, registering three saves on July 13 against OL Reign... Started for a second straight match, helping log her first career shutout with Portland on July 1 against Chicago... Made her Thorns FC and NWSL debut against North Carolina in the NWSL Challenge Cup opener on June 27, logging four saves.


Earned her first call-up into camp with the USWNT in Nov. 2021... Did not feature in any matches with the USWNT in Australia in Nov. 2021.

COLLEGE (Oregon State)

Set Oregon State career record with 394 saves... Named CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team... A PAC-12 All-Academic Honorable mention pick... Started 17 games during her senior season, making 97 saves to go along with six shutouts.


Named PAC-12 All-Academic Second Team... Started all 20 matches... Recorded four shutouts, registering 86 saves.


A First team PAC-12 All-Academic selection... Started and played in 18 matches... Recorded five shutouts.


Started 18 games, recording 126 saves... Posted three shutouts.



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