Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Dunn heads U-20 championship class into pros
January 15th, 2014 11:53AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men, nwsl

MOST COMMENTED

[2014 NWSL COLLEGE DRAFT] The National Women's Soccer League will hold its college draft on Friday at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia. Washington, not expansion Houston, holds the first pick and will surprise absolutely no one when it selects U.S. national team defender Crystal Dunn out of North Carolina. For more on what shapes up to be a deep draft.

Dunn is one of the "pro ready" players to be come out of college in recent years, already challenging for a starting job on the national team at outside back. But she played everywhere for the Tar Heels and could do the same for the Spirit, which needs lots of help.

Dunn is part of the first class of players from the 2012 U.S. Under-20 Women's World Cup championship team leaving college.

Other U-20 champions who could go early:

Julie Johnston.Versatile Santa Clara player captained U-20s. Only college senior besides Dunn in January camp.

Kealia Ohai.Dunn's North Carolina teammate. They spearheaded Heels' 2012 championship run. Ohai, out of Utah, scored winner in 2012 U-20 Women's World Cup final.

Maya Hayes.Led nation in scoring as a sophomore for Penn State. Returned from Japan in 2012 to help Nittany Lions reach NCAA final.

Vanessa Di Bernardo.Midfielder is daughter of former U.S. international Angelo DiBernardo. He starred at Indiana; she starred at Illinois.

Kassey Kallman.Minnesotan made name for herself on Florida State backline. Seminoles were the No. 1 seeds in 2013 NCAA Tournament.

2014 NWSL College Draft:
Round 1
1 - Washington
2 - Houston
3 - Chicago
4 - Chicago
5 - FC Kansas City
6 - Sky Blue FC
7 - Seattle
8 - Boston
9 - Western NY
 
Round 2
10 - Houston
11 - Portland
12 - FC Kansas City
13 - Boston
14 - Western NY
15 - Sky Blue FC
16 - FC Kansas City (from Portland)
17 - Seattle
18 - Western NY

Round 3
19 - FC Kansas City (from Houston)
20 - FC Kansas City
21 - Boston
22 - Chicago
23 - Boston
24 - Sky Blue FC
25 - Portland
26 - Washington
27 - Western NY
 
Round 4
28 - Houston
29 - Washington
30 - Seattle
31 - Washington
32 - Boston
33 - Sky Blue FC
34 - Portland
35 - FC Kansas City
36 - Western NY


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati    
"Our base-line [for average attendance] was 30,000; 35,000 would've been great, and 40,000 beyond our wildest ...
What They're Saying: Investment banker Keith Harris    
"It was a shock result. There are four players that we can reflect on and the ...
What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe    
"Gay bars are so important for me and my community. That could have been me. That ...
What They're Saying: Gudmundur Benediktsson    
"It's been quite strange and actually hectic because the phone hasn't stopped ringing. But I'm really ...
MLS: Top fives in Fan XI voting remain steady    
The MLS All-Star Game will be played July 28 in San Jose and every few days ...
MLS Countdown: Rivals wrap up season series early    
The MLS campaign has yet to reach its midpoint yet already teams are facing each other ...
USA-Colombia: Lots at stake in third-place game    
The USA must quickly get back in the saddle after its disastrous semifinal against Argentina when ...
U.S. women: Crunch time to get down to 18    
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis has recalled injured stars Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe, ...
Video Pick: 90 seconds of Messi Magic    
The folks at Fox Soccer created a 90-second montage of Lionel Messi's best touches in Argentina's ...
NASL: Kranjcar leaves Cosmos for Rangers    
Croatian midfielder Niko Kranjcar, who played seven NASL spring season games after joining the New York ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives