Former Portland Thorns goalkeeper Cris Lewis has been named an assistant coach for the Oregon women’s soccer program, Ducks coach Kat Mertz announced Friday.

Lewis will work with the Oregon goalkeepers and assist with the defense, according to a news release. She has coached at collegiate, Olympic Development Program and club levels, in addition to playing for the National Women's Soccer League's Thorns from 2013 to 2015.

Lewis is a former Big Sky defensive MVP as a four-year starter at Portland State and holds the Vikings’ career records for saves (375), saves per match (5.68) and goalkeeper wins (24).

She graduated from PSU in 2010 and has been goalkeeper coach at Pacific University in Forest Grove and Clark College in Vancouver, Wash., before returning to PSU to coach goalkeepers in 2014.