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Morgan Brian: US Soccer’s next big star

Morgan Brian: US Soccer’s next big star

Jeff Kassouf January 16, 2015 173

PHILADELPHIA – In a world of what is – and who is – next, Morgan Brian is clearly it as U.S. women’s soccer goes. The 21-year-old midfielder was selected first overall by the Houston

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Dash select Brian No. 1 overall in 2015 NWSL Draft

Dash select Brian No. 1 overall in 2015 NWSL Draft

The Equalizer Staff January 16, 2015 186

PHILADELPHIA — The Houston Dash selected Morgan Brian first overall in the 2015 NWSL Draft on Friday. The University of Virginia midfielder is a two-time MAC Hermann Trophy winner as college soccer’s best player.

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Positional rankings: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Positional rankings: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Jennifer Gordon January 12, 2015 24

The 2015 NWSL College Draft class has big names out of the gate but doesn’t have the depth of last year’s class, overall. In other words, teams aren’t getting the quality of players towards

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Brian becomes 4th repeat MAC Hermann winner

Brian becomes 4th repeat MAC Hermann winner

Jeff Kassouf January 9, 2015 161

Morgan Brian won the 2014 MAC Hermann Trophy award, repeating as college soccer’s best player. Brian also won the 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy award as a junior last year. She is the fourth women’s

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Once again, no drama surrounding No. 1 pick

Once again, no drama surrounding No. 1 pick

Jeff Kassouf December 29, 2014 207

The NFL and NBA capitalize on college drafts not just for adding talent, but creating year-round buzz and and endless news cycle. Debate over the next draft’s No. 1 pick starts the same day

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MAC Hermann finalists: Brian, Brynjarsdottir, Mewis

MAC Hermann finalists: Brian, Brynjarsdottir, Mewis

Jeff Kassouf December 12, 2014 63

Reigning winner and Virginia midfielder Morgan Brian, Florida State midfielder Dagny Brynjarsdottir and UCLA midfielder Sam Mewis are the finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy, given each year to college soccer’s best player. The

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Virginia, Florida State seek first NCAA title Sunday

Virginia, Florida State seek first NCAA title Sunday

Steve Bruno December 7, 2014 4

BOCA RATON, Fla. – In 2013’s College Cup, eventual champions UCLA crushed the dreams of two ACC sides in dramatic fashion en route to their first national title. On Sunday, both of those teams

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Brian wins USSF Young Athlete of Year award

Brian wins USSF Young Athlete of Year award

The Equalizer Staff December 4, 2014 14

Morgan Brian is the 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year, the federation announced on Thursday. Brian, 21, is the youngest player on the senior U.S. national team. She has 13 caps

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Swanson still fine-tuning new-look Virginia

Swanson still fine-tuning new-look Virginia

Steve Bruno September 12, 2014 11

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Turnover is an inevitable part of sports. For Virginia’s Steve Swanson, sweeping changes from last year’s spectacular squad have given the 14-year Cavalier coach a hatful of roster vacancies as he

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Morgan Brian returns home to Georgia Dome

Morgan Brian returns home to Georgia Dome

Steve Bruno February 12, 2014 79

ATLANTA, Ga.—On Thursday, the U.S. women’s national team will return to Georgia for the first time in over three years. It’s been almost as long since Morgan Brian, arguably the state’s greatest high school

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