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Full name  Jackie Lynn Acevedo
Name  Jackie Acevedo
Position  Forward
Number  N/A
Height  1.57 m
Current team  Free Agent
Playing position  Forward/Striker
Role  Football player

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2008  University of Tennessee
2009-2011  Southern Nazarene University
Place of birth  Austin, Texas, United States

Date of birth  January 18, 1987 (age 28)

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Jackie Lynn Acevedo (born January 18, 1987) is an American football soccer player who played for Portland Thorns FC in the National Women's Soccer League in 2014 and on the Mexico women's national football team.

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Early life

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Acevedo was born in Austin, Texas and has five siblings. She attended McNeil High School in Austin and won a Texas State Championship in 2004 with McNeil's soccer team. She then went to college at the University of Tennessee. Acevedo played a single year for the University of Tennessee in 2008 before transferring colleges. Acevedo played for three years for Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma and was a three-time NAIA All-American. She also was awarded Offensive Player of the Year by the Sooner Athletic Conference in 2010 and 2011. She scored 80 goals, with 31 assists, across her three years at SNU.

Oklahoma City FC

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In the 2012 WPSL Season, Acevedo played for Oklahoma City FC in the WPSL. She made 10 appearances and scored 12 goals, which ranked 3rd in the league for overall points (26).

Houston Aces

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In the 2013 WPSL season, Acevedo earned 9 caps for the Houston Aces, scoring 5 goals with 4 assists. She was named to the All-WPSL Team. The Houston Aces were the runners-up that year, losing in the WPSL Championship.

Portland Thorns FC

On January 3, 2014, Acevedo was allocated to the NWSL side Portland Thorns FC through the NWSL Allocation process. She was the only change to the Thorns' allocated players after they won the inaugural NWSL Championship.

She made her debut April 12, 2014 against the Houston Dash in the first game of the 2014 NWSL Season. Early in the year, she was speculated to be the likeliest replacement for the then-injured Alex Morgan as Portland's starting striker, but as the year progressed she only made appearances in the first two games of the year. Mexico did not allocate her to the NWSL for the 2015 season.

Mexico U-20 Women's National Team

Acevedo earned two caps for the team in the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Mexico Senior Women's National Team

Acevedo earned her first international cap for the senior team on November 24, 2013, when she played a friendly against Canada in Vancouver, BC. She also took part in the July 11–20, 2014 training camp for Mexico National Team in preparation for Mexico's qualifying campaign for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

References

Jackie Acevedo Wikipedia


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