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Alex Morgan Named 2017 CONCACAF Female Player of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Orlando Pride forward Alex Morgan has been honored as the 2017 Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Female Player of the Year, becoming the first player – male or female – to earn the honor three times. Morgan is a back-to-back winner, taking the honor in 2016, and won for the first time in 2013.

Morgan appeared in 13 matches for the Pride during the 2017 campaign, ranking second on the team with nine goals, fifth best in the league. Morgan scored in each of the Pride five matches in the month of August, leading to her being named NWSL Player of the Month. The Cal product also added four assists on the year and helped lead the Pride to the team’s first-ever playoff appearance.

On the international stage, Morgan finished the year with seven goals in seven straight matches for the U.S. Women’s National Team, ending the year with the team lead in goals.

Prior to joining the Pride in July, Morgan opened the year with French side Olympique Lyonnais where she helped the team claim the treble – winning the French league, the French Cup and the Champions League title. Over all appearances, Morgan totaled 12 goals.

Winners for the 2017 CONCACAF awards were selected in an in an equally-weighted vote among Member Association women’s and men’s national team coaches/captains, media members and fans. Winners were announced on Sunday night during the Premios Univision Deportes.

The winners in nine additional categories for the annual CONCACAF Awards, including the Male and Female Best XIs, will be announced on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, via CONCACAF.com.

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