HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 14, 2020.
Morris made a rapid ascension from Crew SC academy prospect to becoming the youngest player to start, and assist, in an MLS Cup match, helping lead Columbus to the 2020 title. He looked comfortable in that role in the middle of the park, a sign of things to come in future years.
INTERNATIONAL: Morris was named to the 24-player roster for the U.S. U-20 national team January 2020 camp. The midfielder has also previously featured for the U.S. U-18 national team.
COLLEGE: Morris made 22 appearances (21 starts) for the Indiana Hoosiers, while scoring two goals and providing a team-leading eight assists in 2019. In his lone year with the Hoosiers, the midfielder helped the team win the Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament while receiving the Big Ten Freshman of the Year award and being Top Drawer Soccer's highest ranked freshman in the nation. Additionally, Morris was named to the following Best XIs: the 2019 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Men’s Third Team All-America; the First Team 2019 United Soccer Coaches NCAA D1 Men’s All-North Region; the First Team All-Big Ten; the All-Big Ten Freshman Team; the All-Big Ten Tournament Team; and the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team.