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Drexel Hill native signs with NWSL team San Diego Wave FC



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From Drexel Hill to San Diego Wave FC.

The NWSL club announced the signing of former Penn Fusion and Episcopal Academy keeper Morgan Messner to a one-year contract on Thursday.

Messner was a three-year starter at Boston University and after completing her undergrad degree transferred to Penn State  for her final two years of college soccer while earning a master’s degree. She played for Racing Louisville’s USL W side in 2022 before joining Chicago Red Stars’ preseason roster in 2023.

San Diego Wave FC also has South Jersey native Amirah Ali on the team. Ali starred at Eastern High School and PDA prior to a standout college career at Rutgers.

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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