MLS SuperDraft 2009

MLS SuperDraft 2009

Date: January 15, 2009Location: St. Louis, MissouriOverall Selection: 60

Round 1

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
1 Seattle Sounders FC Democratic Republic of the Congo *Steve Zakuani F University of Akron
Cleveland Internationals
2 Toronto FC [R1 trade 1] United States Sam Cronin M Wake Forest University
Carolina Dynamo
3 Los Angeles Galaxy United States *Omar Gonzalez D University of Maryland
4 Toronto FC Jamaica O’Brian White F University of Connecticut
5 FC Dallas United States *Peri Marošević F University of Michigan
Chicago Fire Premier
6 D.C. United Costa Rica *Rodney Wallace D University of Maryland
7 D.C. United [R1 trade 2] United States Chris Pontius F/M UC Santa Barbara
8 Kansas City Wizards United States Matt Besler D University of Notre Dame
9 Chivas USA Sierra Leone Michael Lahoud M Wake Forest University
Carolina Dynamo
10 New England Revolution United States *Kevin Alston D Indiana University
11 New York Red Bulls [R1 trade 3] Puerto Rico *Jeremy Hall D/M University of Maryland
12 Real Salt Lake Haiti Jean Alexandre M Lynn University
Ventura County Fusion
13 Toronto FC [R1 trade 4] Switzerland *Stefan Frei G University of California
San Jose Frogs
14 FC Dallas [R1 trade 5] United States George John M/D University of Washington
15 New England Revolution[R1 trade 6] Jamaica Ryan Maxwell M University of Tampa
Bradenton Academics

Round 1 Trade

  1. #2: San Jose Earthquakes → Toronto FC.
  2. #7: Colorado Rapids → D.C. United.
  3. #11: Houston Dynamo → San Jose Earthquakes → FC Dallas → New York Red Bulls.
  4. #13: Chicago Fire → Toronto FC.
  5. #14: New York Red Bulls → FC Dallas.
  6. #15: Columbus Crew → New England Revolution.

Round 2

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
16 Seattle Sounders FC United States Evan Brown D Wake Forest University
Cary RailHawks U23’s
17 San Jose Earthquakes United States Brad Ring M Indiana University
Chicago Fire Premier
18 New York Red Bulls [R2 trade 1] United States Babajide Ogunbiyi D Santa Clara University
19 Los Angeles Galaxy [R2 trade 2] Guam A. J. DeLaGarza D University of Maryland
20 Chicago Fire [R2 trade 3] Bosnia and Herzegovina *Baggio Husidić M University of Illinois at Chicago
21 D.C. United Serbia Miloš Kočić G Loyola College in Maryland
22 Kansas City Wizards [R2 trade 4] United States Doug DeMartin F Michigan State University
Michigan Bucks
23 Kansas City Wizards United States Graham Zusi M University of Maryland
Central Florida Kraze
24 New England Revolution [R2 trade 5] Belarus Andrei Gotsmanov M Creighton University
25 New England Revolution Bosnia and Herzegovina Dado Hamzagić M Saint Louis University
Chicago Fire Premier
26 D.C. United [R2 trade 6] Jamaica Lyle Adams D Wake Forest University
Central Florida Kraze
27 FC Dallas [R2 trade 7] United States Brian Shriver F University of North Carolina
Cary RailHawks U23’s
28 Colorado Rapids[R2 trade 8] England Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe F George Mason University
29 New York Red Bulls United States Jack Traynor D University of Notre Dame
30 Columbus Crew United States Bryan Kanu F University of Louisville

Round 2 Trade

  1. #18: Los Angeles Galaxy → FC Dallas → New York Red Bulls.
  2. #19: Toronto FC → Chivas USA → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  3. #20: FC Dallas → Colorado Rapids → Chicago Fire.
  4. #22: Colorado Rapids → Kansas City Wizards.
  5. #24: Chivas USA → Los Angeles Galaxy → New England Revolution.
  6. #26: Houston Dynamo → D.C. United.
  7. #27: Real Salt Lake → FC Dallas.
  8. #28: Chicago Fire → Colorado Rapids.

Round 3

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
31 Seattle Sounders FC United States Jared Karkas D Azusa Pacific University
Los Angeles Legends
32 San Jose Earthquakes United States Quincy Amarikwa F UC Davis
Bakersfield Brigade
33 Los Angeles Galaxy Ghana Joshua Boateng F Liberty University
34 Toronto FC United States Mike Grella F Duke University
Cary RailHawks U23’s
35 Chivas USA [R3 trade 1] United States Kyle Christensen F University of Denver
Ogden Outlaws
36 D.C. United United States Brandon Barklage M Saint Louis University
Chicago Fire Premier
37 Colorado Rapids Haiti Steward Ceus G University of Albany
38 New England Revolution[R3 trade 2] United States Chris Salvaggione F UNC Charlotte
Austin Aztex U23
39 Toronto FC [R3 trade 3] Canada Kyle Hall F Syracuse University
40 New England Revolution United States Darrius Barnes D Duke University
Cary RailHawks U23’s
41 Houston Dynamo United States *Danny Cruz M/F University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Des Moines Menace
42 Kansas City Wizards [R3 trade 4] United States Neal Kitson G St. John’s University
Newark Ironbound Express
43 Chicago Fire United States David Sias D UC Irvine
Orange County Blue Star
44 New York Red Bulls United States Nick Zimmerman D/M James Madison University
45 Columbus Crew United States Alex Grendi M University of Pennsylvania

Round 3 Trade

  1. #35: FC Dallas → Colorado Rapids → Los Angeles Galaxy → Chivas USA.
  2. #38: Kansas City Wizards → New England Revolution.
  3. #39: Chivas USA → FC Dallas → Toronto FC.
  4. #42: Real Salt Lake → Kansas City Wizards.

Round 4

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
46 Seattle Sounders FC United States Mike Fucito M Harvard University
47 Colorado Rapids [R4 trade 1] United States Ross Schunk F University of Redlands
Los Angeles Legends
48 Los Angeles Galaxy England Kyle Patterson M Saint Louis University
St. Louis Lions
49 Chivas USA [R4 trade 2] United States Jamie Franks M Wake Forest University
50 Kansas City Wizards [R4 trade 3] Jamaica Akeem Priestley F University of Connecticut
51 Colorado Rapids [R4 trade 4] United States Jordan Seabrook F University of South Florida
Bradenton Academics
52 Chicago Fire [R4 trade 5] Iceland Jokull Elisabetarson M UNC-Greensboro
Carolina Dynamo
53 Colorado Rapids [R4 trade 6] Uganda Henry Kalungi D Winthrop University
Fredericksburg Gunners
54 Real Salt Lake [R4 trade 7] United States Raphael Cox M University of Washington
Tacoma Tide
55 New England Revolution United States Tyrel Lacey G University of Tulsa
56 Houston Dynamo United States Marcus Tracy F Wake Forest University
Carolina Dynamo
57 Real Salt Lake Eswatini Mfana Futhi Bhembe F Alabama A&M University
58 Chicago Fire United States Richard Jata M Campbell University
Carolina Dynamo
59 Colorado Rapids [R4 trade 8] United States Michael Holody D University of Michigan
Michigan Bucks
60 Columbus Crew United States Chris Clements D University of Tulsa

Round 4 Trade

  1. #47: San Jose Earthquakes → Colorado Rapids.
  2. #49: Toronto FC → Los Angeles Galaxy → Chivas USA.
  3. #50: FC Dallas → Kansas City Wizards.
  4. #51: DC United → Colorado Rapids.
  5. #52: Colorado Rapids → Chicago Fire.
  6. #53: Kansas City Wizards → Colorado Rapids.
  7. #54: Chivas USA → Real Salt Lake.
  8. #59: New York Red Bulls → Colorado Rapids.