Ortell comes to the Circle City after an historic career at Lindenwood, where she was named an IWLCA third-team All-America player her final two seasons. Ortell was named the RMAC Goalie of the Year all four seasons she was a Lion, as well as an all-region performer each of her four years.
Between the pipes, the Ellicott, Md. native racked up 59 career wins and made three straight trips to the NCAA Division II semifinals. Ortell played nearly 3,500 minutes at Lindenwood, finishing with a career save percentage of .477 and 473 career saves. She recorded an 8.20 goals against average in 71 contests.