Morgan Gautrat, originally from St. Simons Island, GA, joined the Red Stars in 2017 through a trade with the Houston Dash. In 2019 Gautrat helped the Red Stars reach the NWSL Championship game, appearing in 15 games, starting in 13 and scoring her first NWSL goal. Gautrat’s experience with the U.S. Women’s National Team includes two FIFA Women’s World Cup Championships, 83 appearances, six goals and 11 assists. Gautrat attended the University of Virginia where she was the first player to record 40 goals and 40 assists in a career. She finished her career ranked second in career points, second in career assists and fifth in career goals at Virginia.