June 08, 2012, 3:57 p.m. (ET)
Name: Alex Morgan
Sport: Soccer
Position: 10m individual, 10m synchro
Height: 5’7”
Current Residence: Diamond Bar, Calif.
College: University of California

Career Highlights:
  • Tied for third all-time scorer in school history with 45 goals
  • Helped the Western New York Flash to the WPS title in the first year of its existence
  • Scored the winning goal in the final of the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, helping the U.S. win the championship
  • Breakout performance at the 2011 World Cup, coming off the bench in five of six matches and scored in the semifinal and final matches

Fun Facts: Graduated in December 2010, a semester early, with a degree in political economy ... Has a cat named Brooklyn with six toes on each of its front feet ... Studied abroad in Madrid in the summer of 2009 ... Has her motorcycle license ... Enjoys doing yoga

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