Forward Morgan is athlete of the year
Forward Alex Morgan has won the U.S. Soccer Federation’s female athlete of the year award. The national team star won voting that was weighted equally between fans on Facebook, and representatives from U.S. Soccer and the national media, the federation announced Monday. Morgan led Team USA this year with 28 goals, including the deciding score in the 123rd minute of the United States’ 4-3 win over Canada in the Olympic semifinals. The Americans then won the gold medal.