1999 MLS College Draft

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The 1999 Major League Soccer College Draft was held on February 6 and 7, 1999 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The first round of the draft took place on February 6 with the second and third rounds on February 7. The College Draft was followed by the 1999 MLS Supplemental Draft later on February 7.

Round 1[edit]

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
1 D.C. United[R1 trade 1] Jason Moore M University of Virginia
2 Miami Fusion[R1 trade 2] Jay Heaps M Duke University
3 San Jose Clash Richard Mulrooney F Creighton University
4 Dallas Burn[R1 trade 3] Lazo Alavanja M Indiana University
5 Kansas City Wizards[R1 trade 4] Chris Brown F University of Portland
6 Dallas Burn Bobby Rhine F University of Connecticut
7 MetroStars John Wolyniec F Fordham University
8 Colorado Rapids Andrew Mittendorf F Lehigh University
9 Columbus Crew Matt Chulis D University of Virginia
10 Los Angeles Galaxy Tony Soto D Southern Methodist University
11 Chicago Fire[R1 trade 5] Evan Whitfield D Duke University
12 Dallas Burn[R1 trade 6] Paul Broome M Southern Methodist University

Round 1 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #1: New England Revolution → D.C. United. 4 February 1998: D.C. United acquired this first-round selection from New England Revolution in the Raul Diaz Arce trade.
  2. ^ #2: Kansas City Wizards → Miami Fusion. 6 February 1999: Miami Fusion acquired this first-round selection from Kansas City Wizards in exchange for a first-round pick (#5) in the 1999 MLS College Draft and a first-round pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.[ref 1]
  3. ^ #4: Tampa Bay Mutiny → Chicago Fire → Dallas Burn. 7 February 1999: Dallas Burn acquired this first-round pick and the #12 selection in the 1999 College Draft from Chicago Fire in exchange for midfielder Dema Kovalenko.[ref 2] On 29 June 1998, Chicago had acquired this first-round pick and midfielder Josh Keller from Tampa Bay Mutiny in exchange for defender Jorge Salcedo.[ref 3]
  4. ^ #5: Miami Fusion → Kansas City Wizards. 6 February 1999: Kansas City Wizards acquired this first-round pick and a first-round pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft from Miami Fusion in exchange for a first-round selection (#2) in the 1999 MLS College Draft.[ref 1]
  5. ^ #11: D.C. United → Chicago Fire. 6 January 1998: Chicago Fire acquired this first-round pick, a second-round pick (#23) in the 1999 College Draft (both picks originally "future considerations"), and midfielder Jesse Marsch from D.C. United in exchange for a second-round selection (#14) in the 1998 MLS College Draft and forward A.J. Wood.[ref 4]
  6. ^ #12: Chicago Fire → Dallas Burn. 7 February 1999: Dallas Burn acquired this first-round pick and the #4 selection in the 1999 College Draft from Chicago Fire in exchange for midfielder Dema Kovalenko.[ref 2]

Round 2[edit]

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
13 Los Angeles Galaxy[R2 trade 1] Seth George F UCLA
14 Kansas City Wizards John Wilson D Clemson University
15 San Jose Clash Wojtek Krakowiak F Clemson University
16 MetroStars[R2 trade 2] Kevin Knight M James Madison University
17 D.C. United[R2 trade 3] Keith Beach M University of Maryland
18 Columbus Crew[R2 trade 4] Jeff Bilyk M Clemson University
19 Miami Fusion[R2 trade 5] Jeremy Aldrich D Butler University
20 Colorado Rapids Tom Poltl M UCLA
21 San Jose Clash [R2 trade 6] Jamie Clark D Stanford University
22 Los Angeles Galaxy Sam Franklin M University of Virginia
23 Chicago Fire[R2 trade 7] Greg Sutton GK St. Lawrence University
24 Dallas Burn[R2 trade 8] Darren Warham D Lynn University

Round 2 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #13: New England Revolution → Los Angeles Galaxy. 5 January 1999: Los Angeles Galaxy acquired this second-round selection and a first-round pick in the 1999 MLS Supplemental Draft from New England Revolution in exchange for a defender Dan Calichman.[ref 5]
  2. ^ #16: Tampa Bay Mutiny → New England Revolution → MetroStars. 7 February 1999: MetroStars acquired this second-round selection from New England Revolution in exchange for two second round selections in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.[ref 5] Earlier the same day, New England had acquired this second-round pick from Tampa Bay Mutiny in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft (originally a second-round selection in the canceled 2000 MLS Supplemental Draft).[ref 6]
  3. ^ #17: Miami Fusion → D.C. United. 5 December 1998: D.C. United acquired this second-round pick and a first-round selection in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft from Miami Fusion in exchange for a second-round pick in the 1999 MLS College Draft and midfielder Mario Gori.[ref 4]
  4. ^ #18: Dallas Burn → Miami Fusion → Columbus Crew. 6 February 1999: Columbus Crew acquired this second-round pick and defender Matt Kmosko from Miami Fusion in exchange for a first-round selection in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.[ref 1] On Date Needed, Miami had acquired this second-round selection from Dallas Burn in exchange for a third-round pick (#25) in the 1998 MLS College Draft.[ref 7] More information needed.
  5. '^ #19: Pick originally belonged to MetroStars. → Miami Fusion.
  6. ^ #21: Columbus Crew → D.C. United → San Jose Clash. 28 January 1999: San Jose Clash acquired this second-round pick and a first-round selection in the 1999 MLS Supplemental Draft from D.C. United in exchange for financial considerations.[ref 4] On Date Needed, D.C. had acquired this second-round selection from Columbus Crew in exchange for a second-round pick (#24) in the 1998 MLS College Draft.[ref 8] More information needed.
  7. ^ #23: D.C. United → Chicago Fire. 6 January 1998: Chicago Fire acquired this second-round pick, a first-round pick (#11) in the 1999 College Draft (both picks originally "future considerations"), and midfielder Jesse Marsch from D.C. United in exchange for a second-round selection (#14) in the 1998 MLS College Draft and forward A.J. Wood.[ref 4]
  8. '^ #24: Pick originally belonged to Chicago Fire. → Dallas Burn.

Round 3[edit]

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
25 New England Revolution Leighton O'Brien M University of San Diego
26 Kansas City Wizards Kevin Kalish D St. Louis University
27 San Jose Clash Todd Duncan D San Jose State University
28 D.C. United[R3 trade 1] David Hayes F Wingate University
29 MetroStars[R3 trade 2] Jim Manganello M Wheaton College
30 Dallas Burn Andrew Parrish D Indiana University
31 MetroStars Eric Kvello F Georgetown University
32 Colorado Rapids Bobby Meyer D Dartmouth College
33 Columbus Crew Randy Merkel D University of Maryland
34 Los Angeles Galaxy PASS
35 Dallas Burn[R3 trade 3] Aaron Lewis M Western Baptist College
36 Chicago Fire Stefani Miglioranzi M St. John's University

Round 3 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #28: Tampa Bay Mutiny → D.C. United. 19 January 1999: D.C. United acquired this third-round selection and a first-round pick (#4) in the 1999 MLS Supplemental Draft from Tampa Bay Mutiny in exchange for goalkeeper Scott Garlick.[ref 4]
  2. ^ #29: Miami Fusion → MetroStars. 30 June 1998: MetroStars acquired this third-round selection from Miami Fusion in exchange for defender Matt Knowles.[ref 9]
  3. ^ #35: D.C. United → Dallas Burn. 18 January 1999: Dallas Burn acquired this third-round selection and a second-round pick in the 1999 MLS Supplemental Draft from D.C. United in exchange for defender Brian Bates.[ref 10]

Unresolved 1999 College Draft Trades[edit]

  • 29 March 1997: Kansas City Wizards acquired D John Diffley from the Tampa Bay Mutiny for a conditional third-round draft pick in 1999 or 2000.
  • 4 February 1998: D.C. United traded Raul Diaz Arce and third round pick in 1999 college draft to New England Revolution for first round pick in 1999 supplemental draft, and first round and second round picks in 1999 college draft.[ref 4]
  • 5 February 1998: New England Revolution acquired F Raul Diaz Arce from D.C. United; sent Alexi Lalas and a second-round selection in the 1999 MLS College Draft to the New York/New Jersey MetroStars; New York/New Jersey MetroStars sent second-round selection in the 1999 MLS College Draft and future considerations to D.C. United.[ref 5]
  • 19 March 1998: Dallas Burn acquired a conditional selection in the 1999 MLS College Draft from Chicago Fire in exchange for defender Zak Ibsen. This may be pick #24.[ref 2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fusion Maneuvers To Draft Duke Star". Sun-Sentinel. 8 February 1999. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Chicago Fire 2011 Media Guide". Chicago Fire. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Salcedo Heads To Mutiny". Chicago Tribune. 30 June 1998. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "D.C. United All-Time Player Transactions". D.C. United. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "New England Revolution Dates of Note". New England Revolution. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Transactions - February 8, 1999". New York Times. 8 February 1999. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "MLS: Complete 1998 Collegiate Draft Results". Soccer America. 1 February 1998. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Columbus Crew Draft History". Columbus Crew. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "MLS: Fusion acquires defender Knowles". Soccer America. 30 June 1998. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "MLS: D.C. United Acquires Brian Bates from Dallas". Soccer America. 18 January 1999. Retrieved 27 November 2014.