1980 Hermann Trophy Winner
College: University of Connecticut
Hometown: Middlebury, Connecticut
Joe Morrone attended the University of Connecticut from 1977 to 1980 where he starred on his father's team. In 1980, he capped his four years at the school with first team All American honors and the Hermann Trophy. He finished his career at UConn with 158 points on 61 goals and 36 assists, career records which stand today.
In 1980, Morrone joined the U.S. Olympic team as it began qualification for the 1980 Summer Olympics.
He was drafted by the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League and garnered Rookie of the Year honors in 1981. He would go on to play for four years in the NASL and MISL.