2010 WPS Draft

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The 2010 WPS College Draft took place on January 15, 2010. It was the second college draft held by Women's Professional Soccer to assign the WPS rights of college players to the American-based teams.


Official WPS release

  • Atlanta Beat select first, Philadelphia Independence select second
  • Existing teams draft 3 – 9 in reverse order of regular season finish in all rounds
  • Expansion teams also draft 10th & 11th in first round only

Round 1[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
1 Tobin Heath Atlanta Beat Pali Blues
2 Lauren Cheney Boston Breakers[1] Pali Blues
3 Kelley O'Hara FC Gold Pride Pali Blues
4 Whitney Engen Chicago Red Stars Pali Blues
5 Nikki Washington Los Angeles Sol[2] Pali Blues
6 Brittany Taylor Sky Blue FC Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
7 Nikki Marshall Washington Freedom Colorado Force
8 Casey Nogueira Los Angeles Sol[3] Cary Lady Clarets
9 Kiersten Dallstream Los Angeles Sol Arizona Rush
10 Ali Riley FC Gold Pride[4] Pali Blues
11 Alyssa Naeher Boston Breakers[1] SoccerPlus Connecticut

Round 2[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
12 Becky Edwards FC Gold Pride[4] Washington Freedom Reserves
13 Malorie Rutledge Philadelphia Independence LSU Tigers
14 Michelle Enyeart Los Angeles Sol[5] Portland Pilots
15 Jessica McDonald Chicago Red Stars
16 Jordan Angeli Boston Breakers Santa Clara Broncos
17 Kristina Larsen Saint Louis Athletica[6] UCLA Bruins
18 Carly Dobratz Washington Freedom Arizona Rush
19 Ashlyn Harris Saint Louis Athletica Pali Blues
20 Kaley Fountain FC Gold Pride[7] Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Round 3[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
21 Blakely Mattern Atlanta Beat Charlotte Lady Eagles
22 Kiki Bosio Los Angeles Sol[8] Ajax America Women
23 Shameka Gordon Atlanta Beat[9] Tampa Bay Hellenic
24 Kelsey Davis Chicago Red Stars Portland Pilots
25 Estelle Johnson Los Angeles Sol[10] Colorado Force
26 Katie Schoepfer Sky Blue FC Washington Freedom Reserves
27 Beverly Goebel Washington Freedom University of Miami Hurricanes
28 Amanda Poach Saint Louis Athletica Santa Clara Broncos
29 Melissa Clarke Sky Blue FC[11]

Round 4[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
30 Jill Hutchinson Atlanta Beat Wake Forest Demon Deacons
31 Kelly Henderson Philadelphia Independence Boston College Eagles
32 Erin Guthrie FC Gold Pride Rutgers Scarlet Knights
33 Michele Weissenhofer Chicago Red Stars Notre Dame Fighting Irish
34 Katherine Reynolds Boston Breakers Seattle Sounders Women
35 Danielle Johnson Sky Blue FC Ottawa Fury Women
36 Kristi Eveland Washington Freedom University of North Carolina Tar Heels
37 Veronica Perez Saint Louis Athletica Seattle Sounders Women
38 Mary Casey Los Angeles Sol Northern Virginia Majestics

Round 5[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
39 Mallori Loften-Malachi Atlanta Beat Tampa Bay Hellenic
40 Carrie Patterson Philadelphia Independence Atlanta Silverbacks Women
41 Ashley Bowyer FC Gold Pride Ohio State Buckeyes
42 Sophie Reiser Chicago Red Stars Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues
43 Cynthia Morote-Ariza Boston Breakers Loyola Ramblers
44 Meagan Snell Sky Blue FC Santa Clara Broncos
45 Lauren Robertson Washington Freedom Ohio State Buckeyes
46 Carolyn Blank Saint Louis Athletica West Virginia Mountaineers
47 Lindsay Browne Los Angeles Sol Clemson Tigers

Round 6[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
48 Kasey Langdon Atlanta Beat Oklahoma State Cowboys
49 Jenifer Anzivino Philadelphia Independence Rutgers Scarlet Knights
50 Elizabeth Harkin FC Gold Pride Arizona Rush
51 Fiona O'Sullivan Chicago Red Stars San Francisco Dons
52 Carly Peetz Boston Breakers Colorado Force
53 Kelly Isleib Sky Blue FC Utah Utes
54 Mara Osher Washington Freedom Washington Freedom Reserves
55 Sarah Teegarden Saint Louis Athletica UW–Milwaukee Panthers
56 Gina DiMartino Boston Breakers[12] Long Island Rough Riders

Round 7[edit]

Pick Player Pos. WPS Team Previous Team
57 Shaneka Gordon Atlanta Beat Hampton Roads Piranhas
58 Caitlin Farrell Philadelphia Independence Wake Forest Demon Deacons
59 Lauren Wilmoth FC Gold Pride UCLA Bruins
60 Jackie Santacaterina Chicago Red Stars Boston Renegades
61 Casey Brown Boston Breakers Boston Renegades
62 Danielle Collins Philadelphia Independence William & Mary Tribe
63 Caitlin Miskel Washington Freedom Washington Freedom Reserves
64 Elisabeth Redmond Saint Louis Athletica Duke Blue Devils
65 Taryn Hemmings Boston Breakers[13] Real Colorado Cougars

Draft Notes[edit]

WPS transactions pages '09'10

  1. ^ a b Received from 09/29/09 trade with Philadelphia
  2. ^ Received from 10/07/09 trade with Philadelphia, who got it from 09/29/09 trade with Boston
  3. ^ Received from 05/08/09 trade with St. Louis
  4. ^ a b Received from 10/29/09 trade with Atlanta
  5. ^ Received from 01/07/10 trade with FC Gold Pride
  6. ^ Received from 06/26/09 trade with Sky Blue FC
  7. ^ Received from 01/07/10 trade with Los Angeles
  8. ^ Received from 10/07/09 trade with Philadelphia
  9. ^ Received from 10/29/09 trade with FC Gold Pride
  10. ^ Received from 01/08/10 trade with Boston
  11. ^ Received from 06/29/09 trade with Los Angeles
  12. ^ Received from 01/15/10 trade with Los Angeles
  13. ^ Received from 01/08/10 trade with Los Angeles

See also[edit]