MLS SuperDraft 2018

MLS SuperDraft 2018

Date: January 19, 2018Location: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaOverall Selection: 81

Round 1

Pick # MLS team Player Position College PDL or NPSL affiliation Signed
1 Los Angeles FC Portugal João Moutinho* Defender Akron   United States Los Angeles FC
2 LA Galaxy United States Tomas Hilliard-Arce Defender Stanford Burlingame Dragons FC United States LA Galaxy
3 Los Angeles FC[R1 trade 1] United States Tristan Blackmon Defender Pacific Burlingame Dragons FC United States Los Angeles FC
4 FC Dallas [R1 trade 2] Ghana Francis Atuahene* Forward Michigan Michigan Bucks United States FC Dallas
5 Chicago Fire [R1 trade 3] Spain Jon Bakero Forward Wake Forest Carolina Dynamo United States Chicago Fire
6 Orlando City SC United States Chris Mueller Forward Wisconsin Chicago FC United United States Orlando City
7 Minnesota United FC [R1 trade 4] United States Mason Toye* Forward Indiana   United States Minnesota United
8 New England Revolution [R1 trade 5] United States Brandon Bye Defender Western Michigan Minneapolis City SC United States New England Revolution
9 New England Revolution United States Mark Segbers Forward Wisconsin Chicago FC United United States New England Revolution
10 Chicago Fire [R1 trade 6] England Mo Adams* Midfielder Syracuse Reading United AC United States Chicago Fire
11 FC Dallas Ghana Ema Twumasi* Midfielder Wake Forest GPS Portland Phoenix United States FC Dallas
12 San Jose Earthquakes France Paul Marie Midfielder FIU Reading United AC United States San Jose Earthquakes
13 Sporting Kansas City United States Eric Dick Goalkeeper Butler OKC Energy U23 United States Sporting Kansas City
14 Atlanta United FC Republic of Ireland Jon Gallagher Forward Notre Dame   United States Atlanta United
15 Minnesota United FC[R1 trade 7] United States Wyatt Omsberg Defender Dartmouth Seacoast United Phantoms United States Minnesota United
16 New York Red Bulls United States Brian White Forward Duke New York Red Bulls U-23 United States New York Red Bulls II
17 Vancouver Whitecaps FC United States Justin Fiddes Defender Washington Southern California Surf Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC
18 Sporting Kansas City [R1 trade 8] United States Graham Smith Defender Denver Colorado Rapids U23 United States Sporting Kansas City
19 New York City FC United States Jeff Caldwell Goalkeeper Virginia Seattle Sounders FC U-23 United States New York City FC
20 Houston Dynamo United States Michael Nelson Goalkeeper SMU OKC Energy U23 United States Houston Dynamo
21 Columbus Crew SC United States Ben Lundgaard Goalkeeper Virginia Tech New York Red Bulls U-23 United States Columbus Crew SC
22 Seattle Sounders FC United States Alex Roldan Midfielder Seattle OSA FC United States Seattle Sounders FC
23 Minnesota United FC[R1 trade 9] United States Carter Manley Defender Duke D.C. United U-23 United States Minnesota United

Round 1 Trade

  1. #3: D.C. United → Los Angeles FC.
  2. #4: Colorado Rapids → Montreal Impact → FC Dallas.
  3. #5: Minnesota United FC → Chicago Fire.
  4. #7: Montreal Impact → Minnesota United FC.
  5. #8: Philadelphia Union → New England Revolution.
  6. #10: Real Salt Lake → Chicago Fire.
  7. #15: Chicago Fire → Minnesota United FC.
  8. #18: Portland Timbers → Sporting Kansas City.
  9. #23: Toronto FC → Minnesota United FC.

Round 2

Pick # MLS team Player Position College PDL or NPSL affiliation Signed
24 Los Angeles FC Spain Pol Calvet Midfielder Pittsburgh   Unsigned
25 Colorado Rapids [R2 trade 1] United States Alan Winn Forward North Carolina Tobacco Road FC United States Nashville SC
26 Vancouver Whitecaps FC [R2 trade 2] United States Lucas Stauffer Defender Creighton Des Moines Menace United States New York Red Bulls II
27 Colorado Rapids Haiti Frantzdy Pierrot Forward Coastal Carolina Reading United AC Belgium Royal Excel Mouscron
28 Toronto FC[R2 trade 3] Germany Tim Kübel Defender Louisville   Canada Toronto FC II
29 FC Dallas [R2 trade 4] Spain Mauro Cichero Forward SMU OKC Energy U23 Unsigned
30 San Jose Earthquakes [R2 trade 5] United States Danny Musovski Forward UNLV FC Tucson United States San Jose Earthquakes
31 New York Red Bulls [R2 trade 6] United States Niko de Vera Defender Akron Portland Timbers U23 United States New York Red Bulls II
32 Columbus Crew SC [R2 trade 7] Ghana Edward Opoku* Forward Virginia AC Connecticut United States Columbus Crew SC
33 Real Salt Lake United States Ricky Lopez-Espin Forward Creighton Tampa Bay Rowdies U23 United States Real Salt Lake
34 FC Dallas United States Chris Lema Midfielder Georgetown New York Red Bulls U-23 United States New York Red Bulls II
35 San Jose Earthquakes Senegal Mohamed Thiaw Forward Louisville Portland Timbers U23 United States San Jose Earthquakes
36 Atlanta United FC [R2 trade 8] England Oliver Shannon Midfielder Clemson   United States Atlanta United
37 Atlanta United FC Germany Gordon Wild* Forward Maryland   United States Atlanta United
38 Chicago Fire Costa Rica Diego Campos Midfielder Clemson SIMA Águilas United States Chicago Fire
39 New York Red Bulls United States Tom Barlow Forward Wisconsin Chicago FC United United States New York Red Bulls II
40 LA Galaxy [R2 trade 9] United States Drew Skundrich Midfielder Stanford Burlingame Dragons FC United States Bethlehem Steel
41 Minnesota United FC [R2 trade 10] United States Xavier Gomez Forward Omaha   United States Chicago FC United
42 New York City FC Grenada A. J. Paterson Midfielder Wright State SW Florida Adrenaline United States Bethlehem Steel
43 Houston Dynamo United States Mac Steeves Forward Providence FC Boston United States Houston Dynamo
44 Columbus Crew SC United States Jake Rozhansky Midfielder Maryland D.C. United U-23 Israel Maccabi Netanya
45 Seattle Sounders FC Norway Markus Fjørtoft Defender Duke New York Red Bulls U-23 New Zealand Southern United
46 Toronto FC United States Drew Shepherd Goalkeeper Western Michigan Michigan Bucks Canada Toronto FC II

Round 2 Trade

  1. #25: LA Galaxy → Colorado Rapids.
  2. #26: D.C. United → Vancouver Whitecaps.
  3. #28: Minnesota United FC → Toronto FC.
  4. #29: Orlando City → FC Dallas.
  5. #30: Montreal Impact → San Jose Earthquakes.
  6. #31: Philadelphia Union → New York Red Bulls.
  7. #32: New England Revolution → Columbus Crew.
  8. #36: Sporting Kansas City → Atlanta United.
  9. #40: Vancouver Whitecaps → LA Galaxy.
  10. #41: Portland Timbers → Minnesota United.

Round 3

Pick # MLS team Player Position College PDL or NPSL affiliation Signed
47 Los Angeles FC United States Jordan Jones Forward Oregon State Lane United United States RGVFC Toros
48 LA Galaxy United States Nate Shultz Defender Akron Portland Timbers U23s United States LA Galaxy II
49 Chicago Fire[R3 trade 1] New Zealand Elliot Collier Forward Loyola Chicago Michigan Bucks United States Chicago Fire
50 Colorado Rapids United States Thomas Olsen Goalkeeper San Diego FC Tucson United States Las Vegas Lights
51 Real Salt Lake [R3 trade 2] PASS        
52 New York City FC [R3 trade 3] United States Alex Bumpus Defender Kentucky   Unsigned
53 Montreal Impact Japan Ken Krolicki Midfielder Michigan State K-W United FC Canada Montreal Impact
54 Philadelphia Union United States Mike Catalano Midfielder Wisconsin Reading United | Chicago FC United United States Bethlehem Steel
55 Philadelphia Union [R3 trade 4] United States Aidan Apodaca Forward California Baptist Southern California Seahorses United States Bethlehem Steel
56 Real Salt Lake PASS        
57 FC Dallas Germany Amer Sasivarevic Midfielder Grand Canyon Lane United United States Ogden City SC
58 San Jose Earthquakes United States Kevin Partida Midfielder UNLV FC Tucson United States Reno 1868
59 Houston Dynamo [R3 trade 5] Guatemala Pablo Aguilar Midfielder Virginia Reading United AC United States RGVFC Toros
60 Montreal Impact [R3 trade 6] PASS        
61 Portland Timbers [R3 trade 7] United States Caleb Duvernay Defender NC State North Carolina FC U23 United States North Carolina FC U23
62 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[R3 trade 8] New Zealand Cory Brown Defender Xavier Michigan Bucks United States Fresno FC
63 Portland Timbers [R3 trade 9] United States Timmy Mueller Forward Oregon State Portland Timbers U23s Unsigned
64 Portland Timbers New Zealand Stuart Holthusen Forward Akron   Unsigned
65 New York City FC PASS        
66 Houston Dynamo United States Sheldon Sullivan Defender Virginia Reading United AC United States RGVFC Toros
67 Columbus Crew SC United States Luis Argudo Midfielder Wake Forest Carolina Dynamo United States Columbus Crew SC
68 Seattle Sounders FC Panama Chris Bared Defender Villanova   Unsigned
69 Toronto FC Jamaica Andre Morrison Defender Hartford Long Island Rough Riders Unsigned

Round 3 Trade

  1. #49: D.C. United → Chicago Fire.
  2. #51: Minnesota United → Real Salt Lake.
  3. #52: Orlando City → New York City.
  4. #55: New England Revolution → Philadelphia Union.
  5. #59: Sporting Kansas City → Houston Dynamo.
  6. #60: Atlanta United → Montreal Impact.
  7. #61: Chicago Fire → Portland Timbers.
  8. #62: New York Red Bulls → Vancouver WhitecapsTrade details needed. 
  9. #63: Vancouver Whitecaps → Real Salt Lake → Portland Timbers.

Round 4

Pick # MLS team Player Position College PDL or NPSL affiliation Signed
70 Atlanta United FC [R4 trade 1] United States Paul Christensen Goalkeeper Portland Seattle Sounders FC U-23 United States Atlanta United 2
71 D.C. United [R4 trade 2] Brazil Afonso Pinheiro Forward Albany FC Tucson Unsigned
72 Colorado Rapids [R4 trade 3] United States Brian Iloski Midfielder UCLA San Diego Zest FC Poland Legia Warsaw
73 Colorado Rapids United States Niki Jackson Forward Grand Canyon   United States Colorado Rapids
74 D.C. United [R4 trade 4] Brazil Rafael Andrade Santos Midfielder VCU SIMA Águilas Unsigned
75 Sporting Kansas City [R4 trade 5] United States Will Bagrou Forward Mercer Seattle Sounders FC U-23 United States Birmingham Hammers
76 Montreal Impact PASS        
77 Philadelphia Union United States Matt Danilack Midfielder Dartmouth GPS Portland Phoenix Unsigned
78 New England Revolution Guatemala Nicolas Samayoa Defender Florida Gulf Coast   United States New England Revolution
79 Real Salt Lake PASS        
80 FC Dallas United States Noah Franke Midfielder Creighton Tampa Bay Rowdies U23 United States Pittsburgh Riverhounds
81 San Jose Earthquakes PASS        
82 Sporting Kansas City Liberia Wilfred Williams Defender Oakland Myrtle Beach Mutiny United States Detroit City FC
83 New York Red Bulls [R4 trade 6] United States Jared Stroud Midfielder Colgate New York Red Bulls U-23 United States New York Red Bulls II
84 Chicago Fire United States Josh Morton Defender California Burlingame Dragons FC United States Tulsa Roughnecks
85 New York Red Bulls Spain Jose Aguinaga Forward Rider New York Red Bulls U-23 United States New York Red Bulls II
86 Vancouver Whitecaps FC PASS        
87 Portland Timbers Guinea Mamadou Guirassy Forward NJIT Jersey Express France USL Dunkerque
88 New York City FC PASS        
89 Houston Dynamo United States Manny Padilla Defender San Francisco San Francisco City FC United States RGVFC Toros
90 LA Galaxy [R4 trade 7] PASS        
91 D.C. United [R4 trade 8] PASS        
92 Toronto FC United States Ben White Defender Gonzaga Portland Timbers U23s Unsigned

Round 4 Trade

  1. #70: Los Angeles FC → Atlanta United.
  2. #71: LA Galaxy → D.C. United.
  3. #72: D.C. United → Colorado Rapids.
  4. #74: Minnesota United → D.C. United.
  5. #75: Orlando City → Sporting Kansas City.
  6. #83: Atlanta United → New York Red Bulls.
  7. #90: Columbus Crew → LA Galaxy.
  8. #91: Seattle Sounders → D.C. United.