2008 WPS General Draft

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The 2008 WPS General Draft took place on October 6, 2008. It was the first general draft held by Women's Professional Soccer to assign the WPS rights of international and domestic players to the American-based teams.

Round 1[edit]

Pick

Player

Pos.

WPS Team

Previous Team

1 Sarah Huffman MF Washington Freedom Røa IL
2 Jill Oakes DF FC Gold Pride Pali Blues
3 Becky Sauerbrunn DF Washington Freedom [1] Washington Freedom (W-League)
4 Amy LePeilbet DF Boston Breakers Pali Blues
5 Karina LeBlanc GK Los Angeles Sol New Jersey Wildcats
6 Danesha Adams MF Chicago Red Stars Pali Blues
7 Cori Alexander GK Sky Blue FC Seattle Sounders

Round 2[edit]

Pick

Player

Pos.

WPS Team

Previous Team

8 Keeley Dowling DF Sky Blue FC KIF Örebro DFF
9 Ella Masar FW Chicago Red Stars Washington Freedom (W-League)
10 Kendall Fletcher DF Los Angeles Sol Pali Blues
11 Nancy Augustyniak Goffi DF Boston Breakers F.C. Indiana
12 Christie Welsh FW Los Angeles Sol [2] Washington Freedom (W-League)
13 Kandace Wilson FW FC Gold Pride Pali Blues
14 India Trotter DF Saint Louis Athletica [3] 1. FFC Frankfurt

Round 3[edit]

Pick

Player

Pos.

WPS Team

Previous Team

15 Angie Woznuk FW Saint Louis Athletica [4] Portland
16 Liz Bogus FW FC Gold Pride Pali Blues
17 Lori Lindsey MF Washington Freedom [5] Washington Freedom (W-League)
18 Sue Weber DF Boston Breakers Long Island Rough Riders
19 Manya Makoski MF Los Angeles Sol SoccerPlus Connecticut
20 Marian Dalmy DF Chicago Red Stars Santa Clara
21 Kacey White MF Sky Blue FC Bälinge IF

Round 4[edit]

Pick

Player

Pos.

WPS Team

Previous Team

22 Jenny Anderson-Hammond DF Sky Blue FC Chicago Gaels
23 Ifeoma Dieke DF Chicago Red Stars Atlanta Beat
24 Joanna Lohman DF Saint Louis Athletica [6] Bälinge IF
25 Kristin Luckenbill GK Boston Breakers F.C. Indiana
26 Amanda Cinalli FW Saint Louis Athletica Cleveland Internationals
27 Tracy Hamm DF FC Gold Pride California Storm
28 Emily Janss DF Washington Freedom Washington Freedom (W-League)

Draft notes[edit]

The order was established based on a lottery done at the Board of Governors meeting on September 15, 2008 prior to the U.S. National Team allocation on September 17. The order was 1-7, 7-1, 1-7, 7-1. The WPS General Draft was open to both domestic and international players.

  1. ^ via trade with St. Louis on Sept. 24
  2. ^ via trade with St. Louis on Sept. 24
  3. ^ via trade with the Washington Freedom on Sept. 24
  4. ^ via trade with the Washington Freedom on Sept. 24
  5. ^ via trade with St. Louis on Sept. 24
  6. ^ via trade with Los Angeles on Sept. 24

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