2013 MLS SuperDraft

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2013 MLS SuperDraft
2013 MLS SuperDraft logo.jpg
General Information
Date(s) January 17, 2013
Time 12:00 p.m. ET
Location Indianapolis, Indiana
Network(s) (US) ESPN3
Picks
First selection Andrew Farrell, New England Revolution
Fewest selections 6 teams (1 selection)
Most selections 2 teams (4 selections)
Overall selections 38
MLS SuperDraft
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The 2013 MLS SuperDraft was the fourteenth SuperDraft presented by Major League Soccer. The draft took place on January 17, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana Convention Center.[1]

Selection order[edit]

The official selection order was announced by Major League Soccer on December 6, 2012:

  1. The nine clubs which did not qualify for the playoffs received picks #1 through #9 (in reverse order of season points);
  2. The two clubs eliminated in the Knockout round of playoffs received picks #10 and #11 (in reverse order of season points);
  3. The four clubs eliminated in the Conference Semifinals received picks #12 through #15 (in reverse order of season points);
  4. The two clubs eliminated in the Conference Finals received picks #16 and #17 (in reverse order of season points);
  5. The club which lost 2012 MLS Cup received pick #18;
  6. The club which won 2012 MLS Cup received pick #19.

This selection order pertained to all rounds of the MLS SuperDraft. The same order was followed in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft held 5 days later.

Round 1[edit]

Any player marked with a * is part of the Generation Adidas program.

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
1 New England Revolution[R1 trade 1] Andrew Farrell* Defender Louisville
River City Rovers
2 Chivas USA Carlos Alvarez Midfielder Connecticut
3 Toronto FC[R1 trade 2] Kyle Bekker Midfielder Boston College
4 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[R1 trade 3] Kekuta Manneh* Forward Austin Aztex
5 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[R1 trade 4] Erik Hurtado Forward Santa Clara
Portland Timbers U23s
6 Colorado Rapids Deshorn Brown* Forward UCF
Reading United
7 FC Dallas Walker Zimmerman* Defender Furman
8 Montreal Impact Blake Smith Midfielder New Mexico
Austin Aztex
9 Columbus Crew Ryan Finley Forward Notre Dame
Reading United
10 Seattle Sounders FC[R1 trade 5] Eriq Zavaleta* Forward Indiana
11 Colorado Rapids[R1 trade 6] Dillon Powers Midfielder Notre Dame
Austin Aztex
12 Real Salt Lake John Stertzer Midfielder Maryland
13 Houston Dynamo[R1 trade 7] Jason Johnson* Forward VCU
14 Sporting Kansas City Mikey Lopez* Midfielder North Carolina
Orange County Blue Star
15 San Jose Earthquakes Tommy Muller Defender Georgetown
16 Toronto FC[R1 trade 8] Emery Welshman Forward Oregon State
Portland Timbers U23s
17 D.C. United Taylor Kemp Defender Maryland
Real Colorado Foxes
18 Montreal Impact[R1 trade 9] Fernando Monge Midfielder UCLA
Seattle Sounders FC U-23
19 Los Angeles Galaxy Charlie Rugg Forward Boston College
Worcester Hydra

Round 1 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #1: Toronto FC → New England Revolution. 16 January 2013: New England Revolution acquired this selection from Toronto FC in exchange for the #4 selection in the first round and allocation money.[ref 1]
  2. ^ #3: Portland Timbers → Toronto FC. 12 December 2012: Toronto FC acquired this selection, goalkeeper Joe Bendik, and allocation money from Portland Timbers in exchange for forward Ryan Johnson and goalkeeper Miloš Kocić.[ref 2]
  3. ^ #4: New England Revolution → Toronto FC → Vancouver Whitecaps. 16 January 2013: Toronto FC acquired this selection and allocation money from New England Revolution in exchange for the #1 selection in the first round.[ref 1] On 17 January 2013, this selection was traded to Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange for allocation money and the #10 pick in the first round.[ref 3]
  4. ^ #5: Philadelphia Union → Vancouver Whitecaps. 26 June 2012: Vancouver Whitecaps FC acquired this selection, allocation money, and the #12 position in the MLS Allocation Order from Philadelphia Union in exchange for pick #29 of the SuperDraft and the #1 position in the MLS Allocation Order. Philadelphia used the Allocation pick to select defender Bakary Soumaré.[ref 4]
  5. ^ #10: Vancouver Whitecaps → Toronto FC → Seattle Sounders. 17 January 2013: Toronto FC acquired this first-round selection and allocation money from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange for the #4 pick in the first round.[ref 3] Later that same day, Seattle Sounders FC acquired this selection in exchange for allocation money and the #16 pick in the first round.[ref 5]
  6. ^ #11: Chicago Fire → Colorado Rapids. 16 January 2013: Colorado Rapids acquired this selection, allocation money, and a 2013 international roster slot from Chicago Fire in exchange for midfielder Jeff Larentowicz and pick #30 in the SuperDraft.[ref 6]
  7. ^ #13: New York Red Bulls → Portland Timbers → Houston Dynamo. 12 January 2012: Portland Timbers acquired this selection and allocation money from New York Red Bulls in exchange for forward Kenny Cooper.[ref 7] On 30 January 2012, Houston Dynamo acquired this selection in exchange for the MLS rights to forward Kris Boyd.[ref 8][ref 9]
  8. ^ #16: Seattle Sounders → Toronto FC. 17 January 2013: Toronto FC acquired this selection and allocation money from Seattle Sounders FC in exchange for the #10 pick in the first round.[ref 5]
  9. ^ #18: Houston Dynamo → Montreal Impact. 16 February 2012: Montreal Impact acquired a conditional selection in the 2013 SuperDraft, which became this first-round pick, from Houston Dynamo in exchange for forward Brian Ching.[ref 10]

Round 2[edit]

Any player marked with an * is part of the Generation Adidas program.

Pick # MLS team Player Position Affiliation
20 FC Dallas[R2 trade 1] Ryan Hollingshead Midfielder UCLA
21 New England Revolution[R2 trade 2] Donnie Smith Forward Charlotte
Carolina Dynamo
22 New York Red Bulls[R2 trade 3] Ian Christianson Midfielder Georgetown
Reading United
23 New England Revolution Luke Spencer Forward Xavier
Cincinnati Kings
24 Los Angeles Galaxy[R2 trade 4] Kofi Opare Defender Michigan
Michigan Bucks
25 Colorado Rapids Kory Kindle Defender CSU Bakerfield
Ventura County Fusion
26 Philadelphia Union[R2 trade 5] Don Anding Forward Northeastern
27 Montreal Impact Paolo DelPiccolo Midfielder Louisville
28 Columbus Crew Drew Beckie Defender Denver
Ottawa Fury
29 Real Salt Lake[R2 trade 6] Devon Sandoval Forward New Mexico
30 Chicago Fire[R2 trade 7] Yazid Atouba Midfielder Rainbow FC Bamenda
31 Philadelphia Union[R2 trade 8] Stephen Okai Midfielder Mobile
Reading United
32 Montreal Impact[R2 trade 9] Brad Stuver Goalkeeper Cleveland State
Akron Summit Assault
33 San Jose Earthquakes[R2 trade 10] Dan Delgado Midfielder San Diego
Orange County Blue Star
34 Portland Timbers[R2 trade 11] Dylan Tucker-Ganges Defender Washington
Portland Timbers U23s
35 Seattle Sounders FC Dylan Remick Defender Brown
Worcester Hydra
36 New England Revolution[R2 trade 12] Luis Soffner Goalkeeper Indiana
37 Houston Dynamo Jimmy Nealis Defender Georgetown
Long Island Rough Riders
38 Los Angeles Galaxy Greg Cochrane Defender Louisville
Reading United

Round 2 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #20: Toronto FC → FC Dallas. 29 November 2011: FC Dallas acquired this selection from Toronto FC in exchange for midfielder Jeremy Hall.[ref 11]
  2. ^ #21: Chivas USA → New England Revolution. 1 August 2012: New England Revolution acquired this selection, midfielder Blair Gavin, and allocation money from Chivas USA in exchange for midfielder Shalrie Joseph.[ref 12]
  3. ^ #22: Portland Timbers → New York Red Bulls. 3 December 2012: New York Red Bulls acquired this selection and defender Kosuke Kimura from Portland Timbers in exchange for allocation money and the homegrown player rights to defender Bryan Gallego.[ref 13]
  4. ^ #24: Philadelphia Union → Los Angeles Galaxy. 1 February 2012: Los Angeles Galaxy acquired this selection and midfielder Kyle Nakazawa from Philadelphia Union in exchange for use of an international roster slot through December 31, 2012.[ref 14]
  5. ^ #26: FC Dallas → Philadelphia Union. 18 February 2011: Philadelphia Union acquired this selection from FC Dallas in exchange for midfielder Andrew Jacobson.[ref 15]
  6. ^ #29: Vancouver Whitecaps → Philadelphia Union → Real Salt Lake. 26 June 2012: Philadelphia Union acquired this selection and the #1 position in the MLS Allocation Order from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange for the #5 pick in the SuperDraft, allocation money, and the #12 position in the MLS Allocation Order. Philadelphia used the Allocation pick to select defender Bakary Soumaré.[ref 4] On 17 January 2013, Real Salt Lake acquired this selection from Philadelphia Union in exchange for the #31 pick in and two first-round picks (#12 and #17) in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft.[ref 16]
  7. ^ #30: Chicago Fire → Colorado Rapids → Chicago Fire. 10 September 2012: Colorado Rapids acquired a conditional draft pick from Chicago Fire in exchange for midfielder Wells Thompson.[ref 17] On 29 October 2012, the traded pick was confirmed as this second-round SuperDraft selection.[ref 18] On 16 January 2013, Chicago Fire re-acquired this selection and acquired midfielder Jeff Larentowicz from Colorado Rapids in exchange the #11 pick in the SuperDraft, allocation money, and a 2013 international roster slot.[ref 6]
  8. ^ #31: Real Salt Lake → Philadelphia Union. 17 January 2013: Philadelphia Union acquired this selection and two first-round picks (#12 and #17) in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft from Real Salt Lake in exchange for the #29 pick in the SuperDraft.[ref 16]
  9. ^ #32: New York Red Bulls → Sporting Kansas City → Montreal Impact. 12 August 2011: Sporting Kansas City acquired this selection from New York Red Bulls in exchange for midfielder Stéphane Auvray.[ref 19] On 5 December 2012 Montreal Impact acquired this selection from Sporting Kansas City in exchange for defender Josh Gardner.[ref 20]
  10. ^ #33: Sporting Kansas City → San Jose Earthquakes. 12 December 2012: San Jose Earthquakes acquired this selection from Sporting Kansas City in exchange for defender Ike Opara.[ref 21]
  11. ^ #34: San Jose Earthquakes → Portland Timbers. 17 January 2013: Portland Timbers acquired this selection from San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for forward Mike Fucito.[ref 22]
  12. ^ #36: D.C. United → New England Revolution. 18 February 2011: New England Revolution acquired this selection from D.C. United in exchange for midfielder Fred.[ref 23]

Other SuperDraft trade notes[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 MLS SuperDraft heading to Indianapolis on Jan. 17". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 
  1. ^ a b "Revolution trades up for No. 1 pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft" (Press release). RevolutionSoccer.net. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Timbers acquire Ryan Johnson, Milos Kocic from Toronto FC in exchange for Joe Bendik, 2013 SuperDraft pick and allocation money" (Press release). Portland Timbers Communications. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Whitecaps FC trade up for No. 4 pick and select Generation adidas striker/winger Manneh" (Press release). Vancouver Whitecaps FC. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Union sign central defender Bakary Soumare" (Press release). Philadelphia Union Communications. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Zavaleta excited to join Sounders squad" (Press release). SoundersFC.com. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Rapids trade for allocation money, international slot, and #11 overall pick" (Press release). ColoradoRapids.com. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Timbers Acquire First-Round Draft Pick, Allocation From New York In Exchange For Kenny Cooper" (Press release). Portland Timbers. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  8. ^ Ortiz, Jose De Jesus (30 January 2012). "Dynamo lose out on striker but get a first-round pick" (Press release). Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Dynamo, Timbers agree to terms of trade" (Press release). Houston Dynamo Communications. 30 January 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  10. ^ Lovell, Darrell (16 February 2012). "Long-awaited deal sends Dynamo hero Ching back home". MLSSoccer.com. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "FC Dallas trades Jeremy Hall to Toronto FC" (Press release). FCD Press Services. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  12. ^ "Revolution trades Shalrie Joseph to Chivas USA" (Press release). New England Revolution. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Timbers acquire allocation, Homegrown rights for Bryan Gallego from New York in exchange for defender Kosuke Kimura, 2013 Draft Pick" (Press release). Portland Timbers Communications. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "LA Galaxy acquire midfielder Kyle Nakazawa" (Press release). LA Galaxy Communications. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 1 February 2012. 
  15. ^ "FC Dallas Acquires Midfielder Andrew Jacobson" (Press release). FC Dallas. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2011. 
  16. ^ a b "Union nab Don Anding and Stephen Okai in 2013 MLS SuperDraft" (Press release). Philadelphia Union Communications. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  17. ^ "Chicago Fire Acquire Wells Thompson From Colorado Rapids" (Press release). Chicago Fire Communications. 10 September 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  18. ^ Lindholm, David (29 October 2012). "Rapids in line to select 6th overall in 2013 MLS SuperDraft" (Press release). ColoradoRapids.com. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  19. ^ "Red Bulls acquire midfielder Stephane Auvray" (Press release). New York Red Bulls. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  20. ^ "Sporting Kansas City acquires Josh Gardner from Montreal Impact" (Press release). SportingKC.com. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  21. ^ "Earthquakes acquire SuperDraft pick for Opara" (Press release). Earthquakes Media Relations. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  22. ^ a b "Timbers acquire second-round pick in 2013 MLS SuperDraft from San Jose in exchange for Mike Fucito" (Press release). Portland Timbers Communications. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  23. ^ "D.C. United re-acquires Brazilian midfielder Fred" (Press release). DC United. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2011. 
  24. ^ "Timbers acquire forward Mike Fucito from Montreal" (Press release). Portland Timbers. 20 April 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  25. ^ "Chivas USA and Portland Timbers trade position in MLS Allocation Ranking" (Press release). Chivas USA Communications. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2012.