- U.S. National Team: U-17 WNT
- Position: Midfielder
- Date Of Birth: Feb. 4, 1995
- Height: 5-2
- Hometown: Lakewood, Colo.
- Previous National Teams: U-15 GNT
- Club: Colorado Rush
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 in all five games while making three starts … Played with the U-15 GNT in 2010 and attended the U.S. Soccer U-14 I.D. Camp in 2009.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend Santa Clara in the fall of 2013 … Attends Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, Colo. … Is currently her team’s captain … An NSCAA All-American, an All-League selection and Team MVP in 2011 … Only play high school soccer as a sophomore and part of her junior year.
Club: Played from U-11 to present for the Colorado Rush Nike … For U-10s, she played for the Gold Rush … From U-4 through U-9 she played for the Shooting Stars … In 2011 and 2009 she won Colorado state titles with the Rush … MVP of the State Cup in 2009 … Has been her club’s captain since U-11.
Personal: Full name is Morgan Danielle Stanton … Nickname include Lil’Mo, Morg and Morgs … Has helped coach the D’Feeters U-10 girls team since they were U-5s (her sister is on the team) … Loves playing with her four dogs … She has two Shih-poos named Nike and Lily, a Cocker Spaniel named Mia Hambone and a Australian Shepherd/Bernese Mountain Dog mix named Koda … Also has a bunny named Elvis … The three words that best describe her off the field are “funny, nice, prankster” … Says while she likes pranks, they are always “harmless” and mostly she pranks Midge Purce … The three words that best describe her on the field are “worker, skillful and feisty” … Few people know that she loves to play the video game Temple Run on her iPod and is pretty good at it … Her favorite class is history … Her dream job is to be a judge on X-Factor … Her favorite food is pasta … Her favorite snack is fruit snacks … Does not like seafood … Favorite soccer players are Brandi Chastain and Lionel Messi … Best part about being a soccer player are “meeting people and the great experiences and memories” … Greatest soccer moment so far was making the U.S. U-17 National Team … Favorite super hero is Captain America … Favorite cereal is Krave … Favorite dessert is ice cream.