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    Morgan Andrews
    Morgan  Andrews

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Milford, N.H.

    High School:
    Milford HS

    Last College:
    Notre Dame

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Midfielder

    Experience:
    3V

    Major:
    Broadcast Journalism

    01/12/2017

    Five Trojans Selected in the 2017 NWSL Draft

    The five Trojans, including three first round selections, were the most on the day by any one collegiate program.

    01/05/2017

    Andrews to Attend MAC Hermann Trophy Award Ceremony

    The award will be given on Friday, Jan. 6 in St. Louis.

    01/05/2017

    Four Trojans Called to Action with their Respective National Team Programs

    Andrews, Mills and Freeman were named to the U.S. U-23 camp, while Plumptre was named to the English U-18/U-19 camp.-

    12/14/2016

    Morgan Andrews Named a Finalist for the Prestigious MAC Hermann Trophy Award

    The senior midfielder is one of three finalists.

    12/04/2016

    National Champs!!! No. 7 Trojans Defeat No. 1 West Virginia 3-1 to Earn Program's Second Title

    The Trojans become the first Pac-12 program to win two NCAA women's soccer titles.

    2016/USC: Named to the 2016 watch list for the prestigious MAC Hermann Trophy, given to the nation's top collegiate male and female players.

    2015/USC:
    NSCAA All-American Second Team selection…All-Pac-12 First Team honoreeNSCAA All-Pacific Region First TeamNamed 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)…Finished tied for second with four assists…Tallied a team-high and Pac-12 high 96 shots on the season (34 of those on goal)…Became the first Trojan to score a hat trick in an NCAA postseason game, scoring three as the Trojans came-from-behind to tie up and advance in PKs in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament over Cal State Fullerton…Her hat trick earned her Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week honors...Tallied two goals on the road at UCLA as the Trojans won in Westwood for the first time ever, defeating the Bruins 2-0 in Nov. 6…Had multi-goal outings in four of her last six contest…For her efforts in the record-setting game against the Bruins, Andrews was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (Nov. 10)...Scored two against Princeton in the second round the NCAA Tournament, tallying five goals in total in the postseason (through three rounds)…Named an honorable mention selection to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week (Nov. 24) after her two-goal performance vs. Princeton...Also scored two against Colorado on Oct. 25…Had two penalty kick goals for her first goals as a Trojan on Sept. 18 at Pacific…Also tallied the game-winner on Oct. 1 at Washington State…Scored her 12 goals over six contests, with all but one being a multi-goal day…Had a season-high two assists at Oregon on Oct. 17…Also tallied assists vs. Arizona (Oct. 11) and at Saint Mary’s (Sept. 20)…Three-Time Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week honoree, College Soccer 360 Team of the Week selection...Named the 42nd best soccer player to come out of New England by The New England Soccer Journal in Jan. 2016...Named the 9th best collegiate player in 2015 by Top Drawer Soccer...Ranked the 2nd best collegiate player in the Pac-12 in 2015 by Top Drawer Soccer.

    NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS:
    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.

    2014/NOTRE DAME:
    Followed a standout freshman season with an excellent second campaign … Second Team All-ACCCollege Sports Madness Third Team All-American  … once again 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) … scored two goals against Toledo (Sept. 14) … took a team-high 67 shots, including 30 on goal … ranked fourth in the ACC in shots taken … ranked fifth in the conference with 3.05 shots/game … was perfect on penalty kicks, converting all three of her tries and accounting for Notre Dame’s only penalty scores of the season … incredibly efficient in 1,584 minutes … named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week twice (Aug. 26, Sept. 16), once after her three-assist weekend against Illinois (1) and Oakland (2), and then after her two-goal performance against Toledo (eight shots) … also took four shots against Oakland … was a TDS honorable mention two other times (Sept. 9, Sept. 23).

    2013/NOTRE DAME: 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) ... ranked ninth in ACC in total shots and sixth in shots per match (3.32); both figures also were tops among ACC freshmen ... during conference play, led or shared team lead in assists (3-tied), total shots (37), shots on goal (15) and match-winning goals (2), while ending up tied for third in points (7) and fourth in goals (2) ... tied for eighth in ACC in total shots during league matches (37) and tied for 11th in shots per match (2.85); both marks also shared top honors among ACC freshmen in those categories ... opened college scoring account and went distance for first time in career during Notre Dame adidas Invitational opener against Oakland, scoring in 55th minute ... registered first career multi-point match with five-point effort (2G-1A) on season highs of eight shots and three on goal against Detroit  ... earned place on Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week for outing vs. Detroit ... was hero of 1-0 win at #1 North Carolina, scoring day's lone goal on powerful header in box in 22nd minute ... named ACC Player of the Week (the first-ever for a Notre Dame player in the program's brief ACC membership) and made Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week for the second consecutive week after match-winning goal at UNC ... nearly singlehandedly took down Boston College in 3-1 home win with four-point night (1G-2A) ... made postseason debut in ACC Championship quarterfinal at #5 Virginia Tech, earning secondary assist on Bohaboy's goal in 28th minute of 2-1 double-overtime loss ... sensational in first-ever NCAA Championship contest, scoring twice in first half of 4-1 home win over Iowa ... also tied season highs with eight shots and three shots on goal in that win over Iowa.

    WPSL/ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Spent 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.

    AWARDS/HONORS: 2013 Gatorade National High School Athlete of the Year ... second soccer player of either gender to receive Gatorade's top national high school award (Morgan Brian in 2011) ... two-time Gatorade National High School Soccer Player of the Year (2012, 2013) ... first New Hampshire athlete in any sport to receive the honor even once ... one of only nine recipients in award's 29-year history to earn the Gatorade national honor twice in their respective sport, an elite list that includes LeBron James ... three-time Gatorade New Hampshire Player of the Year (2011-13) ... 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) High School Player of the Year ... 2011 NSCAA Youth Player of the Year ... three-time NSCAA Youth All-America selection (2010-12) ... two-time NSCAA High School All-America pick (2011-12) ... 2011 ESPNHS All-America choice ... four-time NSCAA High School New Hampshire Player of the Year (2009-12) ... 2012 Robert A. "Red" Rolfe Award recipient as New Hampshire Female Athlete of the Year (selected by New Hampshire Union Leader) ... two-time New Hampshire Player of the Year selection by Nashua Telegraph and Manchester Union-Leader (2011-12) ... four-time Nashua Telegraph first-team all-star choice (2009-12) ... four-time New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA) first-team all-state pick (2009-12) ... two-time Manchester Union-Leader Athlete of the Month selection (July/October 2012) ... featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd" section on Nov. 19, 2012 ... earned 2012 NSCAA (Media) Writing Award for her contribution to The Equalizer (an online women's soccer publication) with an article entitled "Impossibility Is Nothing" (part of a series of blog entries she wrote covering her journey with the 2012 U.S. U-17 Women's National Team at the CONCACAF U-17 Championships in Guatemala, which the Americans won to earn a spot in the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup) ... ranked No. 1 in the 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player ratings (five-star ranking; No. 1 in Northeast Region) ... ranked No. 1 in the 2013 ESPNHS 150.

    PREP & PERSONAL: 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) ... member of the National Technical Honor Society ... honor roll student ... 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.