- U.S. National Team: U-17 WNT
- Position: Defender
- Date Of Birth: June 13, 1995
- Height: 5-6
- Hometown: Cary, N.C.
- Club: Chelsea Ladies
U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, she played one game off the bench … Scored her lone international goal in 2011 against the Japan U-17s … First call-up to the U-17s came in August of 2011.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend Duke University in the fall of 2014 … One of the two juniors in high school on the roster, she attends Cardinal Gibbons in Raleigh, N.C. … As a freshman, she was an All-League, All-District and All-Region.
Club: From U-6 to present she has played for CASL Spartan Elite and currently plays for the CASL Chelsea Ladies with U.S. teammates Joanna Boyles and Claire Wagner … From U-9 through U-11 she also played for Next Level Academy run by U.S. U-15 GNT coach Damon Nahas, and won two national indoor titles … In July of 2012, she helped the Chelsea Ladies win the U-17 ECNL National Championship and she nailed the winning penalty kick on the seventh kick of the shootout … In 2011, she helped her club win the U-16 ECNL National Championship … Also won the Region 3 title … In 2010, she won the U-16 State Cup title … In 2009, she won the U-15 State Cup and advanced to the USYSA National Championship game … In 2009, her club was the U-15 USYSA Region 3 champions … In 2008, she helped her club with the U-14 Super-Y National Championship … Helped her club to the 2008 U-14 regional title and finished runners-up in the USYSA National Championships.
Personal: Full name is Morgan Nicole Reid … Nickname is Morgs … Enjoys taking her dog, Riley, a Goldendoodle, on runs … Enjoys hanging out at the lake and water skiing … Her mom, Cheryl, played point guard at Ohio State and led her team in assists and three-point percentage … Her dad Brian wrestled for Ohio State … She is the starting point guard for her high school hoops team … As a sophomore, she was the team MVP, the Conference Player of the Year and the team leader in points and assists … As a freshman, she was First-Team All-Conference and led her teams in steals, assists and points … Aspires to play both soccer and basketball in college … All of her four siblings play basketball … Her brother Justin played varsity as a freshman … Has been on the A-B Honor Roll for both years of high school … Is in the Student Ambassador Program while also participating in the Surf Club and dance … The three words that best describe her off the field are “sweet, energetic and courteous” … The three words that best describe her on the field are “aggressive, determined, fighter” … Her motto is “never give up, hard work pays off” … Favorite class is English … Dream job would be a professional soccer player/Nike spokesmodel … Favorite foods are cheese pasta and twice-baked potatoes … Favorite snack is Chex Mix with chocolate in it … Doesn’t like anything with mayonnaise … Favorite soccer players are Alex Morgan, Heather O’Reilly and Lionel Messi … Says best part about being a soccer player is staying in shape and having an excuse to eat junk food … Greatest soccer moments so far was winning back-to-back national titles with her club … Favorite musical artist is Justin Bieber … Favorite cereal is Honey Bunches of Oats … Favorite dessert is a chocolate chip cookie with ice cream … Favorite smell is brown sugar vanilla and fresh cut grass … One of her life role models is her grandma, Susan, who is fighting an inspirational battle with cancer.