MLS: 1998 Collegiate Draft First Round

Here are the results of the first round of the 1998 MLS Collegiate Draft: Note: The MetroStars traded defender Brian Bliss to Kansas City for the No. 8 pick in the college draft.. New York/New Jersey also dealt Braeden Cloutier to San Jose for the No. 15 pick in the college draft (the third pick of the second round).
Pick/Team Selection Position College
1. Miami Fusion Leo Cullen Defender Maryland
2. Chicago Fire Rich Kotschau Defender George Mason
3. San Jose Clash Ben Parry Defender UNC Charlotte
4. Kansas City Wizards (from MetroStars) Chris Klein Midfielder Indiana
5. New England Revolution Johnny Torres Midfielder Creighton
6. Los Angeles Galaxy Clint Mathis Midfielder South Carolina
7. Tampa Bay Mutiny Josh Keller Midfielder UCLA
8. MetroStars (from Kansas City) Mike Petke Defender So. Connecticut
9. Columbus Crew Jeff Cunningham Forward South Florida
10. Dallas Burn Matt Jordan Goalkeeper Clemson
11. Colorado Rapids Tyrone Marshall Forward Florida International
12. San Jose Clash (from D.C. United) Wade Barrett Midfielder William & Mary
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