The US national teamer scored his team's opening goal to put the defending MLS Cup champs in the driver's seat early on, then assisted on both of their other strikes as SKC stunned the Rapids in a 3-2 win via Dom Dwyer's injury-time blast.
Zusi won the award with 47 percent of the vote, while Morales, who was instrumental in RSL's 3-0 defeat of Toronto FC, finished second with 35 percent. Columbus Crew schemer Federico Higuain came in third after his sterling work in the Crew's 2-1 comeback win over Seattle. (See how the NASR members voted here.)
2014 MLS PLAYER OF THE WEEK