MLS teams flesh out rosters with third and fourth rounds of SuperDraft

The MLS SuperDraft officially concluded Sunday witrh the third and fourth rounds conducted by conference call. The first two rounds were held Friday at the United Soccer Coaches annual convention in Philadelphia.
Real Salt Lake, Minnesota United FC, and Orlando City SC sat out the process. The other 20 teams picked a total of 35 players a day before the start of testing and fitness drills.
Many teams will head to Florida and Arizona for the first phase of preseason training and games will start before the end of the month. Defending MLS Cup champion Toronto FC is headed to Southern California and will play Club Tijuana of Liga MX Jan. 31 in San Diego.
Sunday's selections, by team:
Atlanta United -- Paul Christensen (Univ. Portland).
Chicago Fire -- Elliot Collier (Loyola, Ill.), Joshua Morton (California).
Colorado Rapids -- Thomas Olsen (San Diego), Brian Iloski (UCLA), Niki Jackson (Grand Canyon).
Columbus Crew --  Luis Argudo (Wake Forest).
D.C. United -- Afonso Pinheiro (Albany), Rafael Andrade Santos (VCU).
FC Dallas -- Amer Sasivarevic (Grand Canyon), Noah Franke (Creighton).
Houston Dynamo -- Pablo Aguilar (Virginia),  Sheldon Sullivan (Virginia),  Manny Padilla (Univ. San Francisco).
L.A. Galaxy -- Nate Shultz (Akron).
Los Angeles FC -- Jordan Jones (Oregon State).
Montréal Impact --  Ken Krolicki (Michigan State).
New England Revolution -- Nicolas Samayoa (FGCU).
New York City FC -- Alex Bumpus (Kentucky).
New York Red Bulls -- Jared Stroud (Colgate), Jose Aguinaga (Rider).
Philadelphia Union -- Michael Catalano (Wisconsin), Aidan Apodaca (Cal Baptist), Matt Danilack (Dartmouth).
Portland Timbers -– Caleb Duvernay (N.C State), Tim Mueller (Oregon State), Stuart Holthusen (Akron); Mamadou Guirassy (NJIT).
San Jose Earthquakes -- Kevin Partida (UNLV).
Seattle Sounders -- Chris Bared (Villanova).
Sporting Kansas City -- Will Bagrou (Mercer), Wilfred Williams (Oakland).
Toronto FC -- Andre Morrison (Hartford), Ben White (Gonzaga).
Vancouver Whitecaps -- Cory Brown (Xavier).
1 comment about "MLS teams flesh out rosters with third and fourth rounds of SuperDraft".
  1. beautiful game, January 22, 2018 at 11:29 a.m.

    Just wondering; what is the criteria used by teams to judge players in the Super Draft?

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