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2008 MLS SuperDraft

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2008 MLS SuperDraft Information
Round: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Last Initial: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Position: GK | D | M | F | F/M | M/D
PICK (OVR) TEAM PLAYER POS HT WT
Round 1
1 (1) Kansas City Wizards Chance Myers* D6-0160
Note: from San Jose
Comment: First Team All-Pac 10 in 2007. Had 4 goals and 4 assists in 42 career games at UCLA.
2 (2) FC Dallas Brek Shea* M/D6-3180
Note: from Toronto
Comment: Member of U.S. national team in the 2007 U-17 World Cup. Member of U-17 residency program.
2 (2) Chicago Fire
3 (3) Real Salt Lake Anthony Beltran* M/D5-8150
Comment: Member of the U.S. national team in the 2007 U-20 World Cup.
4 (4) Los Angeles Galaxy Sean Franklin* M/D5-10155
Comment: Member of the U.S. U-23 national team. Excellent one on one defender.
5 (5) Colorado Rapids Ciaran O'Brien M5-9150
Comment: NSCAA All-American Third Team in 2007. Had 7 goals and 11 assists in 21 games for UCSB.
6 (6) Columbus Crew Andy Iro D6-5205
Comment: Big West Defensive Player of the Year ('05-'07). Hails from Liverpool, England.
7 (7) Chicago Fire Patrick Nyarko F6-0165
Note: from New York
Comment: NSCAA All-American First Team in 2007. Scored 31 goals and had 24 assists in 57 games at VT.
8 (8) FC Dallas Josh Lambo GK6-0206
Comment: Member of the U.S. U-17 residency program and played in the 2007 U-17 World Cup.
9 (9) Toronto FC Julius James D6-0180
Note: from CD Chivas
Comment: Big East Defender of the Year ('05-'07). Played for U-17 Trinidad national team.
10 (10) Toronto FC Pat Phelan* M6-1175
Note: from DC United
Comment: NSCAA All-American First Team in 2007. Gatorade National High School Player of the Year (2003).
11 (11) Kansas City Wizards Roger Espinoza* M5-10163
Comment: Standout game in the College Cup final raised his stock.
12 (12) Chicago Fire Dominic Cervi GK6-6205
Comment: Recorded a 1.11 GAA and 81 saves in 19 games as a senior in 2007.
13 (13) New England Revolution Rob Valentino* D6-3190
Comment: Missed most of 2007 with a knee injury.
14 (14) Real Salt Lake David Horst D6-4200
Note: from Toronto, Houston
Comment: CAA Defensive Player of the Year ('06, '07).
Round 2
1 (15) San Jose Earthquakes Shea Salinas M5-10150
Comment: Recorded 14 goals and 21 assists in 77 games for Furman.
2 (16) New York Red Bulls Eric Brunner D6-4170
Note: from Toronto
Comment: Led a defense that posted a school-record 15 shutouts in 2007. MVP of the 2008 MLS combine.
3 (17) Real Salt Lake Alex Nimo* M5-5142
Comment: Member of the U.S. U-17 residency program.
4 (18) New England Revolution Michael Videira M5-10175
Note: from Los Angeles
Comment: Three-time MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist.
5 (19) FC Dallas Eric Avila* M5-8150
Note: from Colorado
Comment: Three-time All-Big West First Team. Registered 15 goals in 64 games at UCSB.
6 (20) Columbus Crew George Josten F/M6-0180
Comment: His 34 career goals are tied for third-most in school history, the same place that produced Brian Ching.
7 (21) Los Angeles Galaxy Ely Allen F5-11165
Note: from New York
Comment: 2007 co-Pac 10 Player of the Year. Registered 26 goals and 12 assists in 77 games at Washington.
8 (22) Columbus Crew Ricardo Pierre-Louis F6-1177
Note: from FC Dallas
Comment: NAIA Player of the Year in 2007. Scored 101 goals in 63 career games at Lee University.
9 (23) Kansas City Wizards Yomby William D6-4185
Note: from CD Chivas
Comment: Second Team All-CAA in 2007. Native of Cameroon.
10 (24) DC United Andrew Jacobson M6-2188
Comment: NSCAA First Team All-American in 2007. Had 11 goals and 13 assists in 4 seasons at Cal.
11 (25) Kansas City Wizards Jonathan Leathers D5-9160
Note: from LA, KC
Comment: Member of U.S. U-23 national team. Team captain at Furman.
12 (26) Chicago Fire Peter Lowry M5-11165
Comment: NSCAA All-American First Team in 2007. Scored 22 goals and had 15 assists in 4 years at Santa Clara.
13 (27) New England Revolution Joe Germanese M5-10163
Comment: Transferred to Duke after two seasons at Vanderbilt. Notched 7 goals in 40 games for Duke.
14 (28) Toronto FC Brian Edwards GK6-3195
Note: from Los Angeles
Comment: NCAA College Cup Defensive MVP. Recorded a 0.78 career GAA in college.
Round 3
1 (29) Los Angeles Galaxy Julian Valentin* D6-0180
Note: from San Jose
2 (30) Toronto FC Mike Zaher D5-10165
3 (31) FC Dallas Ryan Miller D5-11165
Note: from Salt Lake
4 (32) New York Red Bulls Luke Sassano M/D6-1175
Note: from Los Angeles
5 (33) DC United Ryan Cordeiro F5-11175
Note: from Colorado
6 (34) Los Angeles Galaxy Matt Allen GK6-3210
Note: from Columbus
7 (35) Toronto FC Joseph Lapira F5-8150
Note: from Colorado, NY
Comment: Gamble on the 2006 MAC Hermann Trophy winner. Scored 41 goals in his career for Notre Dame.
8 (36) Colorado Rapids Adrian Chevannes D5-10175
Note: from Dallas
9 (37) Real Salt Lake Brennan Tennelle M5-11150
Note: from CD Chivas
10 (38) Chicago Fire Dwight Barnett F6-1180
Note: from DC United
Comment: Had 14 goals and 10 assists in 19 games for Lynn in 2007.
11 (39) Kansas City Wizards Matt Marquess D6-0170
12 (40) Chicago Fire Stephen King* M5-8153
Comment: Had 30 goals and 33 assists in his career (second-most assists in school history).
13 (41) New England Revolution Matthew Britner D6-0180
Comment: 2007 Ivy League Player of the Year.
14 (42) Houston Dynamo Geoff Cameron M6-3185
Comment: A-10 Midfielder of the Year. Had 10 goals and 10 assists in his career for Rhode Island.
Round 4
1 (43) Chivas USA Keith Savage M6-2185
Note: from San Jose
2 (44) New York Red Bulls David Roth M5-8138
Note: from Toronto
3 (45) FC Dallas Jamil Roberts D6-0175
Note: from Salt Lake
4 (46) Los Angeles Galaxy Brandon McDonald F/M6-1185
Comment: Recorded 10 goals and 7 assists in his career.
5 (47) Colorado Rapids Brian Grazier M6-0175
6 (48) Columbus Crew Steve Lenhart F6-1180
Comment: Had 16 goals and 4 assists in 22 games during his senior season.
7 (49) Colorado Rapids Scott Campbell M5-10160
Note: from New York
8 (50) FC Dallas Ben Nason M5-10180
9 (51) Los Angeles Galaxy Matt Hatzke M/D5-9155
Note: from NY, RSL, Chivas
10 (52) DC United Tony Schmitz M/D6-0180
11 (53) Kansas City Wizards Rauwshan McKenzie D6-1185
12 (54) Chicago Fire Austin Washington D6-0175
13 (55) New England Revolution Spencer Wadsworth F/M5-8160
14 (56) Houston Dynamo Jeremy Barlow M5-8155
* -- Generation Adidas program participant