Seat­tle for­ward Jor­dan Mor­ris voted MLS Rookie of the Year

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - SPORTS -

Seat­tle for­ward Jor­dan Mor­ris has been voted Ma­jor League Soc­cer’s Rookie of the Year af­ter scor­ing 12 goals in his first pro­fes­sional sea­son.

The 21-year-old made his na­tional team de­but two years ago while still at Stan­ford.

He re­ceived an av­er­age of 45 per­cent of the vote in bal­lot­ing by play­ers, me­dia and club man­age­ment that was an­nounced Thurs­day. He will miss Fri­day’s World Cup qualifier against Mex­ico be­cause of a ham­string in­jury.

Philadel­phia right back Kee­gan Rosen­berry was sec­ond at 31 per­cent, fol­lowed by New York City mid­fielder Jack Har­ri­son at 15 per­cent.

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