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Morgan  Brian


St. Simons Island, Ga.

High School:
Frederica Academy




U.S. Downs Japan to Win World Cup

Virginia head coach Steve Swanson, alumnae Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn win gold in Canada


Morgan Brian Receives Garber Award as ACC’s Top Female Athlete

Cavalier women’s soccer player honored with conference's most prestigious award


Morgan Brian Repeats as Player of the Year

Four Cavaliers Named to TDS Best XI Teams


Morgan Brian Named Finalist for MAC Hermann Trophy

Virginia midfielder looks to become first repeat winner since 2004-05


Brian, Colaprico, Doniak and Sonnett Named NSCAA All-Americans

Four All-Americans are the most in school history


Morgan Brian Year in Photos

Morgan Brian Year in Photos


Virginia vs. Florida State - NCAA Championship (USATSI)

Cavaliers fall 1-0 to Seminoles in bid for national title.


2014 Virginia Women's Soccer

2014 Virginia Women's Soccer Year in Review


Women's Soccer College Cup vs. Texas A&M

Women's Soccer College Cup vs. Texas A&M


Women's Soccer vs. Texas A&M (USA Today)

Women's Soccer vs. Texas A&M; photos by Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

•First Virginia player to record 40 goals and 40 assists in a career
• Finished career ranked second in career points, second in career assists and fifth in career goals at Virginia

• MAC Hermann Trophy (fourth women's player to win the award in consecutive years)
• National Player of the Year
• U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year
• Honda Award Nominee
• First-Team NSCAA All-American
• First-Team Soccer America MVP
• First-Team Best XI
• First-Team All-ACC
• First-Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region
• NCAA All-Tournament Team
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• VaSID State Player of the Year
• Player of the Week (Nov. 18, Dec. 2)
• Started 18 games (missed eight due to international duty)
• Had 10 goals and 14 assists
• Leading scorer in 2014 NCAA Tournament (17 pts)
• Goal and NCAAT record 5 assists vs. High Point
• Two goals and two assists vs. Kentucky
• Two goals and an assist vs. Wake Forest
• Two goals vs. Pitt
• Game-winning goal at UCLA in NCAA QF

• MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
• Soccer America Player of the Year
• Player of the Year
• Honda Award Nominee
• US Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year Finalist
• First-Team NSCAA All-American
• First-Team Soccer America MVP
• First-Team Best XI
• First-Team College Soccer Madness All-American
• First-Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region
• First-Team All-ACC
• VaSID State Player of the Year
• Started 25 games (missed UNC due to international duty)
• T-1st in ACC in scoring with 46 points on 16 goals and a league-high 14 assists
• 14 assists tied UVa single-season record
• Scored in all four NCAA Tournament wins to lead UVa to College Cup
• Two goals and assist vs. Seton Hall
• Three assists at NC State
• All-NCAA Tournament Team
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• ACC Player of the Week (Aug. 27, Oct. 15)
• Klöckner Classic MVP
• Virginia Nike Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team
• Preseason Best XI First Team

• NSCAA 1st Team All-Southeast Region
• 1st Team All-ACC
• ACC Tournament MVP
• 2nd Team Soccer America MVP
• 2nd Team Team of the Season
• 1st Team VaSID All-State
• Appeared in 15 games, starting 13, after missing the start of the season due to international duty at the U-20 World Cup
• Had four goals and seven assists
• All four goals came in postseason play
• Had a season-high five points (2G, 1A) in ACC semifinal win over Florida State
• Preseason Hermann Trophy Watch List

• Soccer America National Freshman of the Year
• NSCAA 1st Team All-American
• 2nd Team Soccer America MVP
• Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
• NSCAA 1st Team All-Southeast Region
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• 1st Team All-ACC
• VaSID State Freshman of the Year
• Appeared in 23 games, starting 22 games
• Second on team in scoring with 11 goals and eight assists for 30 points
• Had two goals and an assist in NCAA Rd of 16 win over Virginia Tech

• Had 19 caps for the U.S. Women's National Team from 2013 to 2014 (scoring three goals)
• Earned first cap with USWNT in 4-1 victory over South Korea on June 15, 2013 in Foxboro, Mass.
• Scored first USWNT goal in 7-0 win over Mexico on Sept. 3 in Washington, D.C.
• Only current collegiate playeron USWNT roster for 2014 CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying
• Member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup
• Represented the United States at the U-14, U-15, U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels
• Captain of 2010 U-17 World Cup qualifying squad
• Member of 2008 U-17 World Cup team

• 2011 Gatorade National Female Athlete of the Year (first soccer player honored)
• 2011 Gatorade National Player of the Year
• 2010 Parade National Player of the Year
• 2010 NSCAA Youth Player of the Year
• 2010 NSCAA High School and Youth All-American
• 2010 ESPN Rise All-American
• Two-time Parade All-American
• Two-time Gatorade Georgia State Player of the Year
• No. 1 ranked recruit by
• Had 71 goals and 30 assists in senior season at Frederica Academy
• Had 186 goals and 95 assists in high school career
• Veteran of Regional ODP team
• Also named All-State in basketball

• Full name is Morgan Paige Brian
• Daughter of Vickie and Steve Brian
• Has a older sister, Jennifer, who played soccer at Armstrong Atlantic




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