Newcastle Jets sign American defender Maggie Shaw

The Newcastle Jets are pleased to announce the signing of 23-year-old American Maggie Shaw for the 2023/24 A-League Women’s season.

Originally from Columbia in South Carolina, America, Shaw is versatile and can play as centre-back or left-back.

Previously, she has played for the University of Tennessee and Chattanooga Red Wolves in the USLW League.

Shaw joins the Jets with an impressive CV in her short career. The centre-back has previously won the Southern Conference defensive player of the year in 2020 and 2022.

The defender is eager to link up with Gary van Egmond’s side this season.

“I’m very excited and proud to begin here at Newcastle. Being able to represent this club, this town and the community with my new teammates feels like a dream come true. I’m honoured to be a part of the growth of football and female representation in this country.”