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 → MetroStars → D.C. United. 4 February 1998: As third part of three-team trade with New England, D.C. United acquired this first-round selection from MetroStars to fulfill "future considerations" in the Raul Diaz Arce trade. 4 February 1998: As second part of three-team trade with D.C. United, MetroStars acquired this first-round selection and defender Alexi Lalas from New England Revolution in exchange for Raul Diaz Arce.
  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 (#19) 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: MetroStars → D.C. United → Miami Fusion. 5 December 1998: Miami Fusion acquired this second-round pick and Mario Gori from D.C. United in exchange for a second-round pick (#17) in the 1999 MLS College Draft and a first-round pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft (originally a first-round selection in the canceled 2000 MLS College Draft). 4 February 1998: As first part of three-team trade with New England Revolution, D.C. United acquired this second-round pick and future considerations (New England's first-round pick (#1) in the 1999 MLS College Draft) from MetroStars in exchange for Raul Diaz Arce.[ref 4]
  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.
  • 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" (PDF). Chicago Fire. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. 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.