Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan
Alex Morgan
Alex Morgan
Forward
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Real Name: Alex Morgan
HT: 5' 7"
Age: 27 (07/02/1989)
Hometown: San Dimas, CA

Position: Forward

Height: 5-7

Born: July 2, 1989 in San Dimas, Calif.

Hometown: Diamond Bar, Calif.

Citizenship: USA

College: University of California, Berkeley

Acquired: via trade with Portland Thorns FC on Oct. 26, 2015

 

CLUB
2016
: Started and played all 90 minutes in 15 matches … Missed five games due to international duty Scored four goals and one assist … Tallied a 79’ game-winner on May 14 against Western New York … Earned NWSL Goal of the Week in Weeks 5 and 17 for her winner against WNY and a goal on Sept. 3 at Houston … Signed a six-month contract with Olympique Lyonnais in France on Dec. 20 … 2015: A member of Portland Thorns FC … Appeared in four games, three starts, in a season shortened by the Women’s World Cup … Scored a goal and two assists in that time … Acquired by Orlando via trade with Portland on Oct. 26 ... 2014: Appeared in 14 regular-season matches, 13 starts … Recorded six goals and four assists … Ranked third in the NWSL in shots on goal (36) and sixth in shots (56) … Tallied her first brace with the Thorns, earning her NWSL Player of the Week honors in a 6-1 win at Washington on June 21 … Finished with a goal and two assists in a 6-3 win against Boston on July 20, becoming the first player in club history to record multiple multi-assist games … 2013: Allocated to Portland Thorns FC … Led the Thorns to the inaugural NWSL Championship, defeating WNY 2-0 … Finished the year with eight goals and five assists … Supporters’ Player of the Year … NWSL Best XI Second Team … League leader in shots (82) and shots on goal (44) … Team’s Golden Boot winner … 2012: Played for the Seattle Sounders FC Women in the W-League … Made three appearances, recording two goals and two assists in 253 minutes … 2011:  First overall pick in the 2011 WPS Draft by the Western New York Flash … Helped the club to the WPS title in its first year … Played 689 minutes in 14 games for the Flash, starting six, and had four goals and three assists

INTERNATIONAL
2016
: Finished the year tied for the team lead in goals with 17 … Also totaled three assists … Was named CONCACAF Female Player of the Year … Named to the 2016 Rio Olympic roster … Appeared in four matches … Scored a goal in the Olympic opener against New Zealand and in the USA’s penalty kick loss to Sweden in the quarterfinal ... 2015: Led the USA to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions … Started all four knock-out round games, scoring against Colombia and earning penalty kicks against Colombia and most importantly against Germany which proved to be the winning goal in the match that send the USA to the World Cup Final ... Played in 1,546 minutes while playing in 22 of the USA 26 games … Scored seven goals … Helped the USA win its 10th Algarve Cup in Portugal ... Scored her 50th international goal in a match against England … Named to the CONCACAF Best XI … 2014: Spent the first part of the year finishing her recovery from an ankle injury but returned to play in seven matches, starting four, while scoring five goals with four assists … 2013: Missed a few games due to an ankle injury, but still played 811 minutes in 12 games, while starting 10 … Scored six goals with four assists, including the equalizer against Sweden during a 1-1 tie in the final group match of the Algarve Cup that sent the USA to the championship game, where she scored both goals in a 2-0 victory vs. Germany … Was a finalist for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year … Was the CONCACAF Women’s Player of the Year, the first time the award has been given out … 2012: Had one of the best scoring years in U.S. history, pounding in 28 goals with 21 assists to lead the team in both categories … Was named the U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year for the first time … Her goal total was the third-best in U.S. history behind only Michelle Akers (39 in 1991) and Abby Wambach (31 in 2004) … Her assist total was tied for second-best in U.S. history behind only Mia Hamm (22 in 2004) and tied with Carin Gabarra (21 in 1991) … Finished third in the voting for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year … Started all six games at the 2012 Olympics, her first, playing all but 27 minutes of the tournament … Scored three goals in the Olympics including one of the most dramatic goals in women’s soccer history in the 123rd minute of the semifinal against Canada, the latest goal ever scored in FIFA history … 2011: Played in her first Women’s World Cup … Had a goal and an assist in the championship game, becoming the first U.S. player to get a goal and an assist in the World Cup final … Played in 19 total matches, starting just two, but scored six goals with two assists … Given the Top Scorer Award at the Algarve Cup … On the short list for FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year … 2010: Earned her first career cap on Mar. 31 against Mexico in Salt Lake City … Played in eight matches, all off the bench, and scored one of the most important goals in recent U.S. history when she came into the first leg of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Playoff against Italy in Padova on Nov. 20 and scored the winning goal in stoppage time to give the USA a 1-0 victory … Scored her first career goal on Oct. 2 against China in Chester, Penn. … 2009: Earned her first call-up to the senior side in December

COLLEGE
Morgan graduated from the University of California, Berkeley … Finished as the school’s third all-time leading scorer … 2010: Notched 14 goals and 64 shots … Missed a number of matches due to USWNT commitments … CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District team … NSCAA All-American honors … All-Pac-10 First Team member … Player of the Year candidate … One of three finalists for the Hermann Trophy Award … A finalist for the Honda Award …2009: Led Cal with 14 goals, eight assists, 97 shots, and 55 shots on goal … Registered three game-winning goals …  All-Pac-10 first team … Hermann Trophy watch-list member … All-Pacific Region second team … Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention … 2008: Finished top in points (23), goals (9), shots (76) and shots on goal (39) … Soccer Buzz All-West Region Team second team … Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention … 2007: Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection … Pac-10 All-Freshman pick … Second-team Soccer Buzz Freshman All-American … Second-team Soccer America All-Freshman … Third-team Soccer Buzz All-West region honoree … Started 15 of the 17 games she played in … Led Cal in points (18) and goals (8)


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