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Beat takes Leroux with No. 1 pick
by Paul Kennedy, January 15th, 2012 11:49PM

TAGS:  wps


[WPS] The Atlanta Beat picked UCLA striker Sydney Leroux with the first pick in Women’s Professional Soccer's draft. Three players from national champion Stanford -- Cam Levin, Soccer America Player of the Year Lindsay Taylor and Hermann Trophy Teresa Noyola, went 4-6-7 in the first round. The only other team to have more than one player taken in the four-round draft was Florida State, which had two players selected in the second round. For all the draft picks ...

Round 1
1. Atlanta, Sydney Leroux, F, UCLA
2. Sky Blue FC, Melissa Henderson, F, Notre Dame
3. Boston, Stephanie Ochs, F, San Diego
4. Sky Blue FC, Camille Levin, D, Stanford
5. Philadelphia, Sarah Hagen, F, Wisconsin-Milwaukee
6. Western New York, Lindsay Taylor, F, Stanford
7. Western New York, Teresa Noyola, M, Stanford

Round 2
8. Western New York, Tori Huster, M, Florida State
9.  Sky Blue FC, Ingrid Wells, M, Georgetown
10. Atlanta, Katy Frierson, M, Auburn
11. Boston, Courtney Jones, F, North Carolina
12. Philadelphia, Courtney Goodson, D, UC Irvine
13. Philadelphia, Toni Pressley, D, Florida State

Round 3
14. Philadelphia, Bianca Henninger, GK, Santa Clara
15. Sky Blue FC, Jillian Mastroianni, GK, Boston College
16. Boston, Melinda Mercado, D, Oklahoma State
17. Philadelphia, Danielle Foxhoven, F, Portland
18. Western New York, Tahnai Annis, M/F, Florida

Round 4
19. Sky Blue FC, Laura Heyboer, F, Michigan State
20. Boston, Jessica Luscinski, F, Boston Univ.
21. Philadelphia, Jasmyne Spencer, F, Maryland
22. Western New York, Erica Henderson, D, West Virginia
23. Atlanta, Kate Deines, M, Washington

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