Hometown: West Chester, Penn.
Previous club/team: Houston Dynamo FC
Weight: 190 pounds
2022: Having been in goal against Louisville City FC for years, Morton was the first new offseason addition for head coach Danny Cruz and his staff.
Last Season: Morton spent the 2021 season with Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamo and appeared for the club in its season finale. He also saw action during a five-game loan spell with the USL Championship’s Memphis 901 FC. An eight-save performance in his Memphis debut earned Morton the league’s Player of the Week award back on July 13.
Before Louisville City: Following his collegiate career at James Madison University, Morton joinedthe Rochester Rhinos, who went on hiatus following the 2017 season. He then followed coach Bob Lilley to Pittsburgh. He missed most of 2018 with a torn anterior cruciate ligament but returned to have a career year in 2019, ranking second in the league with 13 clean sheets as the Riverhounds posted the Eastern Conference’s best record. Morton shifted to Saint Louis FC for the 2020 campaign and won the starting job on an eventual playoff team. He registered a 73.5 percent save percentage while making 51 saves. In his last two USL Championship seasons, Morton has twice been named a USL Championship Goalkeeper of the Year finalist.