Morgan Andrews - Midfielder

Name: Morgan Andrews
Pronunciation: ANN-druze
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-9
Jersey number: 25
Date of birth: March 25, 1995
Age: 21
Hometown: Milford, N.H.
Citizenship: United States
College: University of Southern California
Last club: University of Southern California
How acquired: Signed on March 16, 2017
Follow on Twitter: @MorganEAndrews

Professional: In 2017 with the Breakers, appeared in 18 games ... Logged 1,034 minutes ... Took 16 shots, five of which landed on goal.

College: The No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft, Andrews starred at the University of Southern California ... Won a NCAA National Championship with the Trojans in 2016 ... MAC Hermann finalist ... Named to the 2016 NCAA Women’s College Cup All-Tournament Team ... Ranked tied for first in 2016 with 10 goals ... In two seasons at USC, scored 22 goals and tallied eight assists, while earning back-to-back All-Pac-12 First Team honors ... In 2015, her first year at USC, named a NSCAA All-American Second Team selection, All-Pac-12 First Team honoree, and NSCAA All-Pacific Region First Team … Named to the Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament Team (4 team tourney, all ranked squads, Duke, North Carolina, USC and California) ... Led the Trojans in goals (12) and points (28) on the year … Three of her goals were game-winners (at UCLA, at Washington State and at Pacific) ... In 2014 at Notre Dame, named Second Team All-ACC and College Sports Madness Third Team All-American  … Led the Irish in points, with 17 … one of three Irish players to start all 22 games … notched three assists in the season’s first two games before finishing the year with five … netted six goals, including two game winners (Toledo, Santa Clara) ... In 2013 at Notre Dame, as a freshman, named Soccer America All-Freshman First Team ... Top Drawer Soccer Freshman Best XI First Team ... NSCAA All-Southeast Region Third Team ... ACC Freshman of the Year ... All-ACC Second Team ... ACC All-Freshman Team ... started all 22 matches as rookie, one of eight ND freshmen since 1999 to start every match as a rookie ... led team in goals (7-tied), points (19), total shots (73) and match-winning goals (4), while placing second on team in shots on goal (27) and tied for third in assists (5) and minutes played (among field players - 1,915).

International: Competed with the U-23 Women's National Team at a tournament in La Manga, Spain in March 2017 ... Mainstay with several U.S. Soccer youth national teams since 2008, when she debuted with the U-14 Girls National Team ... Was most recently invited to to the U.S. U-23 team camp in May 2016, but could not attend due to academic obligations and recovering injury .... Was named in Aug. 2016 as the fourth-best midfielder in the U.S. Youth National Team ranks by Top Drawer Soccer... has risen through the U.S Soccer YNT ranks, participating in various international tournaments, friendlies and/or camps for the U-15, U-17, U-20 and U-23 national teams, serving as a captain for the U-15 squad in 2010 and the U-17 team in 2011-12 ... earned combined 10 caps during 2013-14 Under-20 National Team cycle ... most recently in January 2014, was member of USA squad that won CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Cayman Islands, appearing in all five matches and starting three times while dishing out assists in all three of the Americans' group-stage wins (Costa Rica, Jamaica and Guatemala) ... named to U.S. U-20 roster for 2013 Twelve Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain, starting all three matches (draws with Norway and Sweden, loss to Germany) ... started 19 times during 2012 U-17 cycle (including 15 caps), posting two goals and two assists (all during international play) ... captain for U.S. squad at 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan, with Americans finishing in three-way tie for first in group with five points but eliminated on goal differential (started twice, resting for group match vs. Gambia) ... captain of victorious U.S. team at 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Championships in Guatemala, as Americans outscored five opponents, 26-0 (started every match, had goal and two assists in tournament) ... captained U.S. U-17 side to 2012 Ten Nations Tournament crown in La Manga, Spain, despite playing against other national teams at U-19 level (started all three matches, scored goal vs. England) ... one of five finalists for 2011 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year award -- was only high school player among the five finalists ... took part in U-23 camp in October 2011 (was youngest player invited at age 16), when she was coached by (among others) then-U.S Women's National Team coach (and current Swedish National Team manager) Pia Sundhage.

Scholastic/ClubSpent two summers (2015, 2016) competing for SoCal FC ... Competed for the New England Mutiny in Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) for three summers (career totals of two goals, three assists while starting eight matches) ... started 2013 WPSL season with Boston Aztec, but moved to New England roster prior to postseason ... helped Mutiny win 2013 WPSL East Conference title and reach WPSL semifinals for third time in franchise history ... member of Region I ODP team in 2008 and 2009, participating in the ODP Thanksgiving Interregional Tournament in Florida both years ... played club soccer for eight years with FC Stars of Massachusetts, leading various age-group teams to both the USYS National Championship Series and Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) National Championship semifinals twice ... 2011 USYS National Championship "Best 11" selection for U-18 age group (was age 16 at time of tournament) ... selected for 2011 ECNL International Tour Team that competed in England (team comprised of top 17 players in ECNL that year) ... earned invitations to the 2010 and 2011 ECNL/id2 National Camps ... invited to 2012 ECNL/id2 National Camp and chosen for 2012 ECNL International Tour Team, but had to decline due to conflict with U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team participation (Eastern European tour) ... 2010 ECNL Las Vegas and Winter Showcase All-Event Teams ... ranked No. 1 in the 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player ratings (five-star ranking; No. 1 in Northeast Region) ... ranked 1st in the 2013 ESPNHS 150 ... Graduated from Milford High School in Milford, N.H. ... served as team captain and was everyday starter on varsity team since her freshman year ... piled up 114 goals and 53 assists during her prep career, setting school and conference records for career goals ... led MHS to its first state title (Division II) as senior in 2012, when she chalked up team highs of 31 goals and 18 assists (80 points) despite playing only 15 matches because of time missed due to U.S. National Team obligations ... averaged staggering 5.33 points and 2.07 goals per match with five hat tricks as a senior ... upon return from U.S. Soccer duty, led team to 14 consecutive victories and a 16-3-1 final record, culminating with 2-1 win over Souhegan High in the state final (she scored both goals to help secure the championship)

Personal: Daughter of Michele and Mark Andrews ... brother, Michael, formerly participated in Teach For America and remains on faculty at the same inner-city school in Boston as teacher and track & field coach ... brother, Matthew, is a U.S. Army Special Forces Green Beret who has served in Afghanistan.

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