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Louisville and Creighton win sweepstakes
January 12th, 2012 12:16PM
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[MLS SUPERDRAFT]Louisville and Creighton led all teams with four players taken in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft.

Louisville had three players -- the most of any team -- taken in the first round: Nick De Leon, Austin Berry and Colin Rolfe.

Creighton was one of five teams -- along with national champion North Carolina, Connecticut, UC Santa Barbara and UCLA -- that had two players picked in the first round with the selection of Ethan Finlay and Andrew Duran. Bluejay left back Tyler Polakwas the last of nine Generation adidas players selected, going to New England with the 22nd pick in the second round.

Thirty-seven of the 38 picks were Division I players. The lone exception: JC player Sebastian Velasquez (Spartanburg Methodist), who was reunited with former youth club teammate, Enzo Martinez, at Real Salt Lake. Twenty-six players had spent time in the summer PDL league.

*Generation Adidas signing.

First Round
1. Montreal Impact (*Andrew Wenger F, Duke)
2. Vancouver Whitecaps(*Darren Mattocks F, Akron)
3. New England Revolution (*Kelyn Rowe M, UCLA)
4. Toronto FC (Luis Silva M, UC Santa Barbara)
5. Chivas USA (Casey Townsend F, Maryland)
6. San Jose Earthquakes (*San Garza F, UC Santa Barbara)
7. D.C. United (Nick De Leon M, Louisville)
8. Portland Timbers (*Andrew Jean-Baptiste D, Connecticut)
9. Chicago Fire (Austin Berry D, Louisville)
10. Columbus Crew (Ethan Finlay F, Creighton)
11. FC Dallas (Matt Hedges D, North Carolina)
12. Toronto FC (Aaron Maund D, Notre Dame)
(via New York Red Bulls)
13. Philadelphia Union (*Chandler Hoffman F, UCLA)
14. Colorado Rapids (Tony Cascio F, Connecticut)
15. Seattle Sounders (Andrew Duran D, Creighton)
16. Sporting Kansas City (*Dom Dwyer F, USF)
17. Real Salt Lake (*Enzo Martinez M, North Carolina)
18. Houston Dynamo (Colin Rolfe F, Louisville)
19. Los Angeles Galaxy(Tommy Meyer D, Indiana)

Second Round
20. Montreal Impact(Calum Mallace M, Marquette)
21. Vancouver Whitecaps (Chris Estridge D, Indiana)
22. New England Revolution (*Tyler Polak D, Creighton)
23. Chicago Fire (Lucky Mkosana F, Dartmouth)
(via Toronto FC)
24. Real Salt Lake (Diogo de Almeida D, SMU)
(via Chivas USA)
25. San Jose Earthquakes(Jacob Hustedt M, Washington)
26. Columbus Crew (Aubrey Perry D, USF)
(via D.C. United)
27. Portland Timbers (Brendan King M, Indiana)
28. Chicago Fire (Hunter Jumper D, Virginia)
29. Columbus Crew (Kevan George M, UCF)
30. Sporting Kansas City (Cyprian Hedrick D, Coastal Carolina)
(via FC Dallas)
31. New York Red Bulls (Ryan Meara G, Fordham)
32. Philadelphia Union (Greg Jordan M, Creighton)
33. San Jose Earthquakes (Chris Blais G, USF)
(via Colorado Rapids)
34. Seattle Sounders (Babayele Sodade F, UAB)
35. Philadelphia Union(Raymond Gaddis D, West Virginia)
(via Sporting Kansas City)
36. Real Salt Lake (Sebastian Velasquez M, Spartanburg Methodist JC)
37. Houston Dynamo (Warren Creavalle M, UCF)
38. Los Angeles Galaxy (Kenney Walker M, Louisville)



1 comment
  1. Gak Foodsource
    commented on: January 13, 2012 at 2:34 p.m.
    I think that is harsh, Ric. anti-west coach bias may be true, but not when it comes to MLS and the draft. I bet UCLA is in the top 5 of colleges with the most active MLS players. And since UCLA can field a top ten team with 80 percent of its roster being California kids, that means lots of CA players in MLS. contrast that with a school like UCONN which gets all its future MLS picks from the Caribbean. Maybe UCLA would have more in MLS if they started throwing better players to the league than Chance Myers!

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