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2009 MLS SuperDraft

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2009 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) Seattle Sounders FC Steve Zakuani* F6-0160
Comment: English native and former Arsenal youth team player who scored 20 goals in 23 games in 2008 for Akron.
2 (2) Toronto FC Sam Cronin M5-10165
Note: From San Jose
Comment: 2008 Hermann Trophy finalist, career totals of 17 goals and 19 assists at Wake.
3 (3) Los Angeles Galaxy Omar Gonzalez* D6-5210
Comment: Former member of U.S. Soccer residency program. Named College Cup Defensive MVP for Maryland.
4 (4) Toronto FC O'Brian White F6-1175
Comment: 2007 Hermann Trophy winner saw his final season at UConn disrupted by injury. Still recovering from an ACL injury.
5 (5) FC Dallas Peri Marosevic* F5-9175
Comment: Former member of U.S. U-17 team (2004). Scored 24 goals in 59 games at Michigan.
6 (6) DC United Rodney Wallace* M5-11155
Comment: Career totals of 10 goals and 4 assists in 46 games at Maryland. In 2007 tied for most game-winning goals (3) for the Terps.
7 (7) DC United Chris Pontius F/M6-0170
Note: From Colorado
Comment: Co-captain at UCSB with tremendous shooting range. Career total of 29 goals, scoring 14 goals in 2008.
8 (8) Kansas City Wizards Matt Besler D6-0170
Comment: NSCAA/adidas First Team All-American, started 68 games for Notre Dame in the past 3 seasons.
9 (9) Chivas USA Michael Lahoud M5-8162
Comment: Registered 14 goals and 20 assists in his four-year career at Wake Forest.
10 (10) New England Revolution Kevin Alston* D5-8160
Comment: First Team All-Big Ten in 2008 for Indiana. Member of the U.S. team that played in the 2005 U-17 World Cup.
11 (11) New York Red Bulls Jeremy Hall* M5-11163
Note: From San Jose, Houston, Dallas
Comment: 2006 ACC Freshman of the Year, 22 caps with the U.S. U-17 team. Scored 14 goals in 2008 for Maryland.
12 (12) Real Salt Lake Jean Alexandre M5-11190
Comment: 2008 Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year. Haitian national team member. Scored 23 goals in 19 games in 2008 for Lynn.
13 (13) Toronto FC Stefan Frei* GK6-3195
Note: From Chicago
Comment: Two-time All-American for California-Berkeley. Native of Switzerland who was named MLS combine MVP.
14 (14) FC Dallas George John M6-3200
Note: From New York
Comment: Selected as a 2008 First Team All-Pac 10 for Washington. Career totals of 9 goals and 8 assists.
15 (15) New England Revolution Ryan Maxwell M5-9165
Note: From Columbus
Comment: Member of Jamaica U-20 national team. Scored 16 goals with 13 assists in 3 seasons for Tampa. Has blazing speed.
Round 2
1 (16) Seattle Sounders FC Evan Brown D5-11165
Comment: Winner of 2006 Most Improved Player award at Wake Forest. Recorded 4 goals and 15 assists in 4 years for the Demon Deacons.
2 (17) San Jose Earthquakes Brad Ring M5-10165
Comment: 2008 First Team All-American and team captain at Indiana. Also a 2008 Hermann Trophy semifinalist.
3 (18) New York Red Bulls Babajide Ogunbiyi D6-4212
Note: From Dallas, originally belonged to Los Angeles.
Comment: Named 2008 First Team All-WCC for Santa Clara. Member of Nigerian youth national team program.
4 (19) Los Angeles Galaxy AJ DeLaGarza D5-8140
Note: From Chivas, originally belonged to Toronto.
Comment: Named Second Team All-ACC in 2008. Four-year starter for Maryland.
5 (20) Chicago Fire Baggio Husidic* M6-1172
Note: From Colorado, originally belonged to Dallas.
Comment: Three-year starter at the University of Illinois-Chicago with 12 career goals and 7 assists.
6 (21) DC United Milos Kocic GK6-4200
Comment: First Team All-MAAC the last two years for Loyola. Recorded 81 saves and a 0.66 GAA in 2008.
7 (22) Kansas City Wizards Doug DeMartin F6-0180
Note: From Colorado
Comment: 2008 Big Ten Player of the Year. Scored 17 goals in 20 games for Michigan State in '08.
8 (23) Kansas City Wizards Graham Zusi F/M5-10160
Comment: 2008 College Cup MVP. Three-year starter at Maryland who scored 28 goals and 20 assists.
9 (24) New England Revolution Andrei Gotsmanov M6-0175
Note: From L.A., Chivas
Comment: 2008 Conference Player of the Year for Creighton. Registered 16 goals and 9 assists the last two years.
10 (25) New England Revolution Denaldin Hamzagic F/M5-11165
Comment: Had 3 goals and 5 assists in 2008 for Saint Louis.
11 (26) DC United Lyle Adams D6-1170
Note: From Houston
Comment: Four-year starter at Wake Forest with career totals of 11 goals and 6 assists.
12 (27) FC Dallas Brian Shriver F/M6-0145
Note: From Real Salt Lake
Comment: Had 14 goals and 5 assists for the Tar Heels in 2008.
13 (28) Colorado Rapids Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe F/M5-8155
Comment: Speedy forward who had 20 goals in 38 career games for George Mason.
14 (29) New York Red Bulls Jack Traynor D5-9160
Comment: 2008 Second Team All-Big East for Notre Dame. Four-year starter for the Irish.
15 (30) Columbus Crew Paul Gerstenberger D6-0180
Round 3
1 (31) Seattle Sounders FC Jared Karkas D6-10
2 (32) San Jose Earthquakes Quincy Amarikwa F5-9160
3 (33) Los Angeles Galaxy Josh Boateng F5-9160
4 (34) Toronto FC Mike Grella F5-10170
5 (35) Chivas USA Kyle Christensen F6-1187
Note: From Colorado
6 (36) DC United Brandon Barklage F/M5-11165
7 (37) Colorado Rapids Steward Ceus GK6-6205
8 (38) New England Revolution Chris Salvaggione F5-11170
Note: From Kansas City
9 (39) Toronto FC Kyle Hall F5-8155
Note: From Dallas, Chivas
10 (40) New England Revolution Darrius Barnes D6-1175
11 (41) Houston Dynamo Daniel Cruz* M5-8170
12 (42) Kansas City Wizards Neal Kitson GK6-1180
Note: From Real Salt Lake
13 (43) Chicago Fire David Sias D6-1175
14 (44) New York Red Bulls Nick Zimmerman M6-0184
15 (45) Columbus Crew Alex Grendi F/M5-110
Round 4
1 (46) Seattle Sounders FC Michael Fucito F/M5-9165
2 (47) Colorado Rapids Ross Schunk F6-2190
Note: From San Jose
3 (48) Los Angeles Galaxy Kyle Patterson F/M5-9170
4 (49) Chivas USA Jaime Franks M5-8150
Note: From Los Angeles,
5 (50) Kansas City Wizards Akeem Priestley M5-10165
Note: From Dallas
6 (51) Colorado Rapids Jordan Seabrook F5-10173
Note: From D.C. United
7 (52) Chicago Fire Jokul Elisabetarson M5-9160
Note: From Colorado
8 (53) Colorado Rapids Henry Kalungi D6-1185
Note: From Kansas City
9 (54) Real Salt Lake Raphael Cox M5-6145
Note: From Chivas
10 (55) New England Revolution Tyrel Lacey GK6-4197
11 (56) Houston Dynamo Marcus Tracy F6-1170
12 (57) Real Salt Lake Futi Bhembe F00
13 (58) Chicago Fire Richard Jata M5-11160
14 (59) Colorado Rapids Michael Holody D6-2199
Note: From New York
15 (60) Columbus Crew Chris Clements D6-2187
* -- Generation Adidas program participant