MLS SuperDraft 2002

MLS SuperDraft 2002

Date: February 10, 2002

Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Overall Selections: 70

Round 1

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
1 Dallas Burn[R1 trade 1] Chris Gbandi D University of Connecticut
2 New England Revolution[R1 trade 2] Taylor Twellman F 1860 Munich
3 MetroStars[R1 trade 3] *Brad Davis M St. Louis University (P-40)
4 D.C. United *Justin Mapp M Project-40
5 Chicago Fire[R1 trade 4] *Kelly Gray M University of Portland (P-40)
6 San Jose Earthquakes[R1 trade 5] Luchi Gonzalez F Southern Methodist University
7 MetroStars Mansour Ndiaye M University of Connecticut
8 Columbus Crew *Kyle Martino M University of Virginia (P-40)
9 Dallas Burn[R1 trade 6] Carl Bussey D Southern Methodist University
10 Chicago Fire[R1 trade 7] Billy Sleeth D University of Washington
11 D.C. United[R1 trade 8] Daouda Kanté D Florida International University
12 Dallas Burn[R1 trade 9] Lee Morrison D Stanford University

Round 1 Trade

  1. #1: Tampa Bay Mutiny → Dallas Burn.
  2. #2: Colorado Rapids → Tampa Bay Mutiny → New England Revolution.
  3. #3: New England Revolution → Colorado Rapids? → Tampa Bay Mutiny → MetroStars. 
  4. #5: Kansas City Wizards → Chicago Fire.
  5. #6: Dallas Burn → San Jose Earthquakes.
  6. #9: Chicago Fire → San Jose Earthquakes → Dallas Burn.
  7. #10: Miami Fusion → Chicago Fire.
  8. #11: Los Angeles Galaxy → D.C. United.
  9. #12: San Jose Earthquakes → Dallas Burn.

Round 2

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
13 Los Angeles Galaxy[R2 trade 1] Hemir Neibles M Brooklyn Knights
14 New England Revolution[R2 trade 2] Shalrie Joseph M St. John’s University
15 Dallas Burn[R2 trade 3] *Jordan Stone M Project-40
16 Colorado Rapids[R2 trade 4] Danny Jackson D University of North Carolina
17 Chicago Fire[R2 trade 5] *Craig Capano M Project-40
18 Dallas Burn Matt Behncke D Princeton University
19 Colorado Rapids[R2 trade 6] Jeff Stewart D Santa Clara University
20 Columbus Crew Jeff Matteo M St. John’s University
21 New England Revolution[R2 trade 7] Ian Fuller F Clemson University
22 Los Angeles Galaxy[R2 trade 8] Bryheem Hancock G University of Connecticut
23 Columbus Crew[R2 trade 9] Jon Busch G Hershey Wildcats
24 D.C. United[R2 trade 10] Mike McGinty G Richmond Kickers
25 Los Angeles Galaxy[R2 trade 11] Gavin Glinton F Bradley University

Round 2 Trade

  1. #13: Tampa Bay Mutiny → Colorado Rapids → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  2. #14: Colorado Rapids → New England Revolution.
  3. #15: New England Revolution → Miami Fusion → Dallas Burn.
  4. #16: D.C. United → Tampa Bay Mutiny → Colorado Rapids → MetroStars → Colorado Rapids.
  5. #17: Kansas City Wizards → San Jose Earthquakes → Dallas Burn → Chicago Fire.
  6. #19: MetroStars → Colorado Rapids.
  7. #21: Chicago Fire → New England Revolution.
  8. #22: Miami Fusion → D.C. United → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  9. #23: Miami Fusion (2003) → Dallas Burn → Columbus Crew.
  10. #24: Los Angeles Galaxy → D.C. United.
  11. #25: San Jose Earthquakes → Los Angeles Galaxy.

Round 3

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
26 Chicago Fire[R3 trade 1] Steve Totten M University of Virginia
27 Los Angeles Galaxy[R3 trade 2] Alejandro Moreno F UNC-Greensboro
28 Colorado Rapids[R3 trade 3] Bryn Ritchie D University of Washington
29 Colorado Rapids[R3 trade 4] Daniel Alvarez M Furman University
30 MetroStars[R3 trade 5] Sam Forko D University of Connecticut
31 D.C. United Mohammed Fahim F Southern Methodist University
32 Kansas City Wizards O’Neil Peart F Long Island Rough Riders
33 San Jose Earthquakes[R3 trade 6] Chris Roner M University of California
34 Colorado Rapids[R3 trade 7] Matt Moses M Stanford University
35 Columbus Crew John Barry Nusum F Furman University
36 Chicago Fire Dipsy Selolwane F St. Louis University
37 Kansas City Wizards[R3 trade 8] Chris Brunt D Southwest Missouri State
38 Los Angeles Galaxy[R3 trade 9] Cory Gibbs D Brown University
39 San Jose Earthquakes Kevin Sakuda D Duke University

Round 3 Trade

  1. #26: Tampa Bay Mutiny → Chicago Fire.
  2. #27: Tampa Bay Mutiny (2003) → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  3. #28: Tampa Bay Mutiny (2003) → Colorado Rapids.
  4. #29: Colorado Rapids → MetroStars → Colorado Rapids.
  5. #30: New England Revolution → MetroStars.
  6. #33: Dallas Burn → San Jose Earthquakes.
  7. #37: Miami Fusion → Kansas City Wizards.
  8. #38: Los Angeles Galaxy → Columbus Crew → Los Angeles Galaxy.

Round 4

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
40 D.C. United[R4 trade 1] Dennis Ludwig F Rutgers University
41 New England Revolution Derek Potteiger M Penn State
42 D.C. United Bobby Brennan D American University
43 Kansas City Wizards Dominic DaPra F University of Wisconsin–Madison
44 Dallas Burn[R4 trade 2] Adauto Neto M University of Mobile
45 New England Revolution[R4 trade 3] Marshall Leonard D University of Virginia
46 Chicago Fire Mike Nugent F Princeton University
47 Columbus Crew[R4 trade 4] Chris Leitch D University of North Carolina
48 Los Angeles Galaxy Noah Delgado M Fresno State
49 San Jose Earthquakes Erik Ozimek M Davidson College

Round 4 Trade

  1. #40: Colorado Rapids → D.C. United.
  2. #44: Dallas Burn → Columbus Crew → Dallas Burn.
  3. #45: Columbus Crew → New England Revolution.
  4. #47: Miami Fusion → Columbus Crew.

Round 5

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
50 Kansas City Wizards[R5 trade 1] Davy Arnaud F West Texas A&M University
51 Columbus Crew[R5 trade 2] Christof Lindenmayer F Loyola College in Maryland
52 New England Revolution PASS    
53 D.C. United PASS    
54 Dallas Burn[R5 trade 3] Jeremie Piette M West Texas A&M University
55 Dallas Burn Ricardo Villar M Penn State
56 MetroStars Mario Gomez M North Jersey Imperials (PDL)
57 Kansas City Wizards[R5 trade 4] Brian Lavin D Yale University
58 New England Revolution[R5 trade 5] PASS    
59 Los Angeles Galaxy Lawrence Smalls M UC Irvine
60 San Jose Earthquakes Aaron Biddle D Stanford University

Round 5 Trade

  1. #50: Tampa Bay Mutiny → Kansas City Wizards.
  2. #51: Colorado Rapids → New England Revolution → Columbus Crew.
  3. #54: Kansas City Wizards → Dallas Burn.
  4. #57: Columbus Crew → Kansas City Wizards.
  5. #58: Chicago Fire → New England Revolution.

Round 6

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
61 Colorado Rapids Matt Harrell F University of Denver
62 New England Revolution PASS    
63 D.C. United PASS    
64 Kansas City Wizards Dane Erickson D Davidson College
65 Kansas City Wizards[R6 trade 1] Mark Spears G William Carey College
66 MetroStars Jeff Moore M Richard Stockton College
67 Columbus Crew Scott Leber D Stanford University
68 MetroStars[R6 trade 2] Leo Krupnik D UC Berkeley
69 Los Angeles Galaxy Ishmael Mintah M Bradley University
70 San Jose Earthquakes Lars Lyssand M San Jose State

Round 6 Trade

  1. #65: Dallas Burn → Chicago Fire → Kanasas City Wizards.
  2. #68: Chicago Fire → Dallas Burn → MetroStars.