|Morgan Reid Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||June 13, 1995|
Morgan Reid is an American former professional soccer player who had represented, as a defender, Oak City United (2018), North Carolina Courage (2018), and Orlando Pride (2019-2020) in the United States. She was selected 38th overall by the North Carolina Courage in the 4th round of the 2018 NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) College Draft. Although she did not make an NWSL appearance for the team, Morgan made substitute appearances in both of North Carolina Courage‘s matches in the 2018 (inaugural) edition of the Women’s International Champions Cup which the team went on to win. At the international level, she turned out for the United States at the under-17 (2012) and under-20 (2014) tiers. In November 2022, Morgan was forced into retirement from competitive soccer due to severe hip pain. She was misdiagnosed 5 times before a labral tear was detected that required surgery.
Morgan Nicole Reid
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States
Morgan had attended Cardinal Gibbons High School, a private co-educational college-preparatory Catholic school in Raleigh, North Carolina.
After her high school graduation, she joined Duke University, a private research university in Durham, North Carolina. There, between 2014 and 2017, she represented the Duke Blue Devils women’s soccer team. She graduated from the university with a degree in evolutionary anthropology.
Professional Soccer Player (Retired)
- Father – Brian Reid (Former University-Level Wrestler)
- Mother – Cheryl Reid (Former Basketball Player)
- Siblings – Justin Reid (Brother) (Basketball Player), Jake Reid (Brother) (Basketball Player), Jason Reid (Brother) (Basketball Player), Madison Reid (Younger Sister) (Soccer Player)
- Others – George Reid (Grandfather) (Wrestling Coach, Former Wrestler, ‘National Wrestling Hall of Fame’ Inductee), William Allen (Father-in-Law) (Government Contractor), Sherry Allen (Mother-in-Law) (HR Manager), Tonan Ferrell (Adopted Brother-in-Law)
- 24 – Duke Blue Devils
- 27 – Orlando Pride
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Morgan has dated –
- Grayson Allen (2016-Present) – Morgan began dating American professional basketball player Grayson Allen in 2016 while both of them were students at Duke University. They got engaged in February 2022 and married on July 23, 2022. They share a pet dog named Teddy, a mini bernedoodle (a hybrid dog breed that is a cross between a Bernese mountain dog and a miniature poodle).
Race / Ethnicity
She is of American descent.
- Toned Physique
- Side-parted, long, straight hair
- Charming smile
- Radiant face
Morgan Reid Facts
- During her time at Cardinal Gibbons High School, Morgan used to excel at both soccer and basketball. She was a 4-year ‘letter winner’ (a high school or college student who has met a specified level of participation/performance) and a 2-time team ‘MVP’ (Most Valuable Player) as the basketball team’s starting point guard.
- In soccer, she helped her team win the 2013 state championship, scoring in the final. She was named the ‘NCSCA (North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association) Player of the Year’ as well as the ‘Gatorade Player of the Year’ for the state of North Carolina in 2014. Morgan was also ranked the number 1 player in the South Atlantic region.
- During her time at Duke University, she was a 4-time member of the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) Honor Roll. ACC, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is a collegiate athletic conference located in the eastern United States. Its 15 member universities compete in Division I of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association).
- In her senior year at university, Morgan helped the Duke Blue Devils secure a university-record 18 clean sheets (a term used to refer to a defensive team that prevents the opposing side from scoring even a single goal in a match). With the team, she reached the final of the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship in 2015 and the semi-final in 2017.
- She was a member of the American squad that won the 2012 edition of the CONCACAF Women’s under-17 Championship. It was the country’s 2nd such title. CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central America, and Caribbean Association Football) is one of the 6 constituent continental governing bodies of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).
- Later that year, Morgan was a part of the American squad that participated in the 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. In the group stage, the team was tied with France and North Korea on 5 points (1 win and 2 draws) each but was eliminated on goal difference. This was the first time that a team had been eliminated from this tournament without losing a match.
Featured Image by Morgan Reid / Instagram