2016 MLS SuperDraft

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2016 MLS SuperDraft
2016 MLS SuperDraft logo.jpg
General Information
SportSoccer
Date(s)January 14, 2016
Time1:00 p.m. ET
LocationBaltimore, Maryland
Network(s)MLSSoccer.com
Overview
75 total selections
First selectionJack Harrison
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The 2016 MLS SuperDraft was the seventeenth SuperDraft conducted by Major League Soccer. The SuperDraft is held each year in conjunction with the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America convention. The 2016 convention was held in Baltimore, Maryland. The first two rounds of the 2016 SuperDraft were held on January 14, 2016. Rounds three and four were held via conference call on January 19, 2016.

Format[edit]

The SuperDraft format has remained constant throughout its history and closely resembles that of the NFL Draft:

  1. Any expansion teams receive the first picks.
  2. Non-playoff clubs receive the next picks in reverse order of prior season finish.
  3. Teams that made the MLS Cup Playoffs are then ordered by which round of the playoffs they are eliminated.
  4. The winners of the MLS Cup are given the last selection, and the losers the penultimate selection.

Player selection[edit]

* Denotes player who has been selected for an MLS Best XI team

Round 1[edit]

Any player marked with a * is part of the Generation Adidas program.[1]

Pick # MLS team Player Position College Other
1 Chicago Fire England Jack Harrison* Midfielder Wake Forest
2 Philadelphia Union[R1 trade 1] Ghana Josh Yaro* Defender Georgetown Baltimore Bohemians
3 Philadelphia Union United States Keegan Rosenberry Defender Georgetown Reading United AC
4 Chicago Fire[R1 trade 2] United States Brandon Vincent Defender Stanford Portland Timbers U23s
5 Real Salt Lake Jamaica Omar Holness* Midfielder North Carolina Portland Timbers U23s
6 Philadelphia Union[R1 trade 3] Germany Fabian Herbers* Midfielder Creighton
7 Orlando City SC Canada Richie Laryea* Midfielder Akron
8 San Jose Earthquakes United States Andrew Tarbell* Goalkeeper Clemson New Orleans Jesters
9 Toronto FC Japan Tsubasa Endoh Forward Maryland
10 New England Revolution United States Jordan McCrary Defender North Carolina Carolina Dynamo
11 D.C. United[R1 trade 4] Germany Julian Büscher* Midfielder Syracuse K-W United FC
12 Chicago Fire[R1 trade 5] United States Jonathan Campbell Defender North Carolina Seattle Sounders U-23
13 Orlando City SC[R1 trade 6] Guinea Hadji Barry Forward UCF Orlando City U-23
14 Montreal Impact United States Kyle Fisher Defender Clemson Portland Timbers U23s
15 Colorado Rapids[R1 trade 7] Ghana Emmanuel Appiah Midfielder Cincinnati GPS Portland Phoenix
16 Vancouver Whitecaps FC United States Cole Seiler Defender Georgetown Baltimore Bohemians
17 FC Dallas United States Ryan Herman Goalkeeper Washington Seattle Sounders U-23
18 New York Red Bulls United States Justin Bilyeu Defender SIU Edwardsville FC Tucson
19 Columbus Crew SC Guatemala Rodrigo Saravia Midfielder Florida Gulf Coast
20 Portland Timbers England Ben Polk Forward Syracuse K-W United FC

Round 1 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #2: Colorado Rapids → Philadelphia Union. January 14, 2016: Philadelphia Union acquired a first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Colorado Rapids in exchange for general allocation money and midfielder Zach Pfeffer.[ref 1][ref 2]
  2. ^ #4: New York City FC → Chicago Fire. January 14, 2016: Chicago Fire acquired a first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft and general allocation money from New York City FC in exchange for midfielder Jack Harrison. Harrison had been selected by Chicago as the #1 pick in the 2016 SuperDraft minutes earlier.[ref 3]
  3. ^ #6: Houston Dynamo → Philadelphia Union. December 7, 2015: Philadelphia Union acquired a first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, general allocation money, and targeted allocation money from Houston Dynamo in exchange for midfielder Cristian Maidana and forward Andrew Wenger.[ref 4]
  4. ^ #11: Sporting Kansas City → D.C. United. January 14, 2016: D.C. United acquired a first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Sporting Kansas City in exchange for targeted allocation money.[ref 5]
  5. ^ #12: LA Galaxy → Colorado Rapids → Chicago Fire. January 14, 2016: Chicago Fire acquired this first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, a second-round selection (#22) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #2 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order from Colorado Rapids in exchange for a first-round selection (#15) in the 2016 SuperDraft, a second-round selection (#33) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #1 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order.[ref 6] Earlier the same day, Colorado had acquired this first-round selection from LA Galaxy in exchange for targeted allocation money.[ref 7]
  6. ^ #13: D.C. United → Orlando City. January 14, 2016: Orlando City acquired a first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from D.C. United in exchange for a second-round selection (#32) in the 2016 SuperDraft and targeted allocation money.[ref 8]
  7. ^ #15: Seattle Sounders → Chicago Fire → Colorado Rapids. January 14, 2016: Colorado Rapids acquired this first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, a second-round selection (#33) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #1 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order from Chicago Fire in exchange for a first-round selection (#12) in the 2016 SuperDraft, a second-round selection (#22) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #2 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order.[ref 6] Earlier the same day, Chicago had acquired this first-round selection and general allocation money from Seattle Sounders in exchange for defender Joevin Jones.[ref 9]

Round 2[edit]

Pick # MLS team Player Position College Other
21 Columbus Crew SC[R2 trade 1] United States Chase Minter Midfielder Cal Poly Ventura County Fusion
22 Chicago Fire[R2 trade 2] United States Alex Morrell Forward North Florida
23 Philadelphia Union United States Taylor Washington Defender George Mason D.C. United U-23
24 Montreal Impact[R2 trade 3] Belize Michael Salazar Forward UC Riverside OC Blues U-23
25 Real Salt Lake United States Max Lachowecki Defender Notre Dame
26 Houston Dynamo Brazil Ivan Magalhães Defender Maryland
27 Seattle Sounders FC[R2 trade 4] Mexico Tony Alfaro Defender Cal State Dominguez Hills Ventura County Fusion
28 San Jose Earthquakes United States Patrick Hodan Midfielder Notre Dame
29 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[R2 trade 5] Germany Christopher Hellmann Forward Lynn Des Moines Menace
30 New England Revolution United States Michael Gamble Forward Wake Forest Baltimore Bohemians
31 Columbus Crew SC[R2 trade 6] United States Kyle Parker Forward Charlotte
32 D.C. United[R2 trade 7] England Paul Clowes Midfielder Clemson Orlando City U-23
33 FC Dallas[R2 trade 8] Germany Timo Pitter Midfielder Creighton
34 Montreal Impact United States Eric Verso Midfielder Stanford
35 Seattle Sounders FC United States Zach Mathers Midfielder Duke OC Blues U-23
36 Vancouver Whitecaps FC United States Thomas Sanner Forward Princeton Reading United AC
37 Colorado Rapids[R2 trade 9] Costa Rica Dennis Castillo Defender VCU Portland Timbers U23s
38 New York Red Bulls United States Zach Carroll Defender Michigan State Michigan Bucks
39 Montreal Impact[R2 trade 10] United States Keegan Smith Forward San Diego Temecula FC
40 Portland Timbers Jamaica Neco Brett Forward Robert Morris Reading United AC
41 Columbus Crew SC[R2 trade 11] United States Marshall Hollingsworth Midfielder Wheaton

Round 2 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #21: Chicago Fire → Orlando City → Columbus Crew. August 6, 2015: Columbus Crew acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Orlando City in exchange for forward Adam Bedell.[ref 10] On December 10, 2014, Orlando City had acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Chicago Fire in exchange for defender Eric Gehrig.[ref 11]
  2. ^ #22: Colorado Rapids → Chicago Fire. January 14, 2016: Chicago Fire acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, a first-round selection (#12) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #2 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order from Colorado Rapids in exchange for a first-round selection (#15) in the 2016 SuperDraft, a second-round selection (#33) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #1 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order.[ref 6]
  3. ^ #24: New York City → Montreal Impact. June 12, 2014: Montreal Impact acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from New York City FC in exchange for defender Jeb Brovsky.[ref 12]
  4. ^ #27: Orlando City → Philadelphia Union → Toronto FC → Seattle Sounders. January 26, 2015: Seattle Sounders acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Toronto FC in exchange for defender Eriq Zavaleta.[ref 13] The pick acquired by Seattle was Toronto's highest second-round selection. On August 7, 2015, Toronto acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Philadelphia Union in exchange for defender Warren Creavalle.[ref 14] On December 8, 2014, Philadelphia had acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft and allocation money from Orlando City in exchange for defender Amobi Okugo.[ref 15]
  5. ^ #29: Toronto FC → Vancouver Whitecaps. December 18, 2015: Vancouver Whitecaps acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Toronto FC in exchange for defender Steven Beitashour.[ref 16] The pick acquired by Vancouver was Toronto's second highest second-round selection.
  6. ^ #31: Sporting Kansas City → Columbus Crew. December 16, 2013: Columbus Crew acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Sporting Kansas City in exchange for goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum.[ref 17]
  7. ^ #32: LA Galaxy → Orlando City → D.C. United. January 14, 2016: D.C. United acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft and targeted allocation money from Orlando City in exchange for a first-round selection (#13) in the 2016 SuperDraft.[ref 8] On July 30, 2015, Orlando City had acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from LA Galaxy in exchange for goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts.[ref 18]
  8. ^ #33: D.C. United → Chicago Fire → Colorado Rapids → FC Dallas. January 14, 2016: FC Dallas acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Colorado Rapids in exchange for second-round (#37) and third-round (#58) selections in the 2016 SuperDraft.[ref 19] Earlier the same day, Colorado had acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, a first-round selection (#12) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #1 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order from Chicago Fire in exchange for a first-round selection (#12) in the 2016 SuperDraft, a second-round selection (#22) in the 2016 SuperDraft, and the #2 ranking in the MLS Allocation Order.[ref 6] On January 6, 2016, Chicago had acquired this second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from D.C. United in exchange for midfielder Patrick Nyarko.[ref 20]
  9. ^ #37: FC Dallas → Colorado Rapids. January 14, 2016: Colorado Rapids acquired this second-round selection and a third-round (#58) selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from FC Dallas in exchange for a second-round (#33) selection in the 2016 SuperDraft.[ref 19]
  10. ^ #39: Columbus Crew → Montreal Impact. August 4, 2015: Montreal Impact acquired a second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Columbus Crew in exchange for forward Jack McInerney.[ref 21]
  11. ^ #41: Chivas USA → Columbus Crew. May 8, 2014: Columbus Crew acquired a conditional second-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Chivas USA in exchange for forward Ryan Finley.[ref 22] Upon the contraction of the Chivas USA franchise in October 2014, MLS announced that Columbus would receive a bonus pick, inserted as #11 in the second-round of the 2016 SuperDraft, to fulfill this trade.[ref 23] However, MLS later changed this pick to #21 in the second-round. No press release or additional information was provided by MLS regarding this change.

Round 3[edit]

Pick # MLS team Player Position College Other
42 LA Galaxy[R3 trade 1] United States Josh Turnley Defender Georgetown D.C. United U-23
43 Colorado Rapids United States Chris Froschauer Goalkeeper Ohio State Dayton Dutch Lions
44 Philadelphia Union United States Mitchell Lurie Defender Rutgers Ocean City Nor'easters
45 FC Dallas[R3 trade 2] United States Colin Bonner Forward North Carolina D.C. United U-23
46 Real Salt Lake Ghana Amass Amankona Midfielder Dayton Charlotte Eagles
47 Houston Dynamo United States T. J. Casner Forward Clemson
48 Orlando City SC United States Antonio Matarazzo Midfielder Columbia New York Red Bulls U-23
49 San Jose Earthquakes New Zealand Kip Colvey Defender Cal Poly Ventura County Fusion
50 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[R3 trade 3] United States James Moberg Midfielder Washington Portland Timbers U23s
51 New England Revolution Benin Femi Hollinger-Janzen Forward Indiana
52 Sporting Kansas City Canada Ryan James Midfielder Bowling Green TFC Academy
53 LA Galaxy PASS
54 Seattle Sounders FC[R3 trade 4] Bosnia and Herzegovina Emir Alihodžić Midfielder Nebraska-Omaha Mississippi Brilla
55 Montreal Impact United States Brendan Hines-Ike Defender South Florida Ocean City Nor'easters
56 Colorado Rapids[R3 trade 5] United States Javan Torre Defender UCLA Ventura County Fusion
57 Chicago Fire[R3 trade 6] Germany Vincent Keller Defender Creighton
58 Colorado Rapids[R3 trade 7] France Bradley Kamdem Defender UNLV Calgary Foothills FC
59 Toronto FC[R3 trade 8] United States Mitchell Taintor Midfielder Rutgers Real Boston Rams
60 Columbus Crew SC United States Vince Cicciarelli Forward Saint Louis Des Moines Menace
61 Portland Timbers United States Wade Hamilton Goalkeeper Cal Poly Lane United FC

Round 3 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #42: Chicago Fire → LA Galaxy. March 3, 2014: LA Galaxy acquired this third-round selection, originally a conditional pick, in the 2016 SuperDraft from Chicago Fire in exchange for defender Greg Cochrane.[ref 24]
  2. ^ #45: New York City → FC Dallas. July 29, 2014: FC Dallas acquired a third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from New York City FC in exchange for midfielder Andrew Jacobson. The traded pick is New York City's highest third-round selection in 2016.[ref 25]
  3. ^ #50: Toronto FC → Vancouver Whitecaps. February 28, 2013: Vancouver Whitecaps FC acquired this third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Toronto FC in exchange for the MLS rights to forward Robert Earnshaw.[ref 26]
  4. ^ #54: D.C. United → Seattle Sounders. March 4, 2014: Seattle Sounders acquired a third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from D.C. United in exchange for midfielder Alex Caskey.[ref 27]
  5. ^ #56: Seattle Sounders → Toronto FC → Colorado Rapids. January 18, 2016: Colorado Rapids acquired a third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, a conditional first-round selection in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, and targeted allocation money from Toronto FC in exchange for goalkeeper Clint Irwin.[ref 28] Confirmation needed → It is believed that Toronto FC had earlier acquired this third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Seattle Sounders as part of the trade for defender Eriq Zavaleta. This part of the trade was not announced by either club or MLS.[ref 13]
  6. ^ #57: Vancouver Whitecaps → New York Red Bulls → Chicago Fire. January 20, 2015: Chicago Fire acquired a third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from New York Red Bulls in exchange for goalkeeper Kyle Reynish.[ref 29] Confirmation needed → Prior to 2015, it is believed that New York Red Bulls had acquired this pick from Vancouver Whitecaps as part of a trade involving midfielder Dane Richards. The SuperDraft part of any VAN-NYRB Richards trade was not announced by either club or MLS.
  7. ^ #58: FC Dallas → Colorado Rapids. January 14, 2016: Colorado Rapids acquired this third-round selection and a second-round (#37) selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from FC Dallas in exchange for a second-round (#33) selection in the 2016 SuperDraft.[ref 19]
  8. ^ #59: New York Red Bulls → Toronto FC. December 13, 2013: Toronto FC acquired a third-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft, originally a first-round selection in the 2016 MLS Supplemental Draft, and a first-round selection in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft from New York Red Bulls in exchange for midfielder Bobby Convey and a second-round selection in the 2014 SuperDraft. The first-round Supplemental Draft pick became a third-round SuperDraft pick when the Supplemental Draft was eliminated.[ref 30]

Round 4[edit]

Pick # MLS team Player Position College Other
62 Chicago Fire Jamaica Vincent Mitchell Midfielder Butler Des Moines Menace
63 Colorado Rapids Democratic Republic of the Congo John Manga Forward Cincinnati Ocean City Nor'easters
64 Philadelphia Union United States Cole Missimo Midfielder Northwestern
65 Real Salt Lake[R4 trade 1] United States Connor Sparrow Goalkeeper Creighton IMG Academy Bradenton
66 Real Salt Lake PASS
67 D.C. United[R4 trade 2] Isle of Man Liam Doyle Defender Ohio State
68 Orlando City SC Nigeria Tobenna Uzo Forward Coastal Carolina
69 San Jose Earthquakes United States Tyler Thompson Midfielder Stanford Burlingame Dragons FC
70 Toronto FC United States Darius Madison Forward UMBC Reading United AC
71 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[R4 trade 3] Wales Josh Heard Midfielder Washington Puget Sound Gunners FC
72 Sporting Kansas City United States Faik Hajderovic Midfielder Saint Louis
73 LA Galaxy PASS
74 D.C. United PASS
75 Montreal Impact PASS
76 Seattle Sounders FC United States Michael Nelson Defender Old Dominion
77 Vancouver Whitecaps FC United States Tyler David Defender Saint Louis
78 FC Dallas United States Jacob Speed Defender SMU Des Moines Menace
79 D.C. United[R4 trade 4] PASS
80 Toronto FC[R4 trade 5] United States Brian James Midfielder Penn State
81 Portland Timbers United States Trevor Morley Defender CSU Northridge FC Tucson

Round 4 trades[edit]

  1. ^ #65: New York City → Real Salt Lake. August 11, 2014: Real Salt Lake acquired a fourth-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from New York City FC in exchange for defender Kwame Watson-Siriboe. The traded pick is New York City's natural selection.[ref 31]
  2. ^ #67: Houston Dynamo → D.C. United. December 8, 2014: D.C. United acquired a fourth-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft and midfielder Andrew Driver from Houston Dynamo in exchange for goalkeeper Joe Willis and defender Samuel Inkoom.[ref 32]
  3. ^ #71: New England Revolution → Vancouver Whitecaps. February 26, 2014: Vancouver Whitecaps acquired a fourth-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from New England Revolution in exchange for midfielder Daigo Kobayashi. The traded pick is New England's natural selection.[ref 33]
  4. ^ #79: New York Red Bulls → D.C. United. January 13, 2016: D.C. United acquired this fourth-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from New York Red Bulls in exchange for the MLS rights to defender Kemar Lawrence. Although New York signed Lawrence on March 16, 2015 this trade was not announced until January 13, 2016.[ref 34]
  5. ^ #80: Columbus Crew → Toronto FC. Confirmation needed. July 2014: It is believed that Toronto FC acquired this fourth-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Columbus Crew in exchange for allocation money. This trade was not announced by either club or MLS.

Other 2016 SuperDraft Trade Notes[edit]

  • On June 6, 2013, Vancouver Whitecaps acquired a conditional selection in the 2016 SuperDraft and a second-round selection in the 2015 SuperDraft from D.C. United in exchange for defender Alain Rochat.[ref 35] The conditions to trigger the 2016 SuperDraft pick were not met.
  • On January 6, 2015, Colorado Rapids received goalkeeper Zac MacMath on loan for the 2015 season from Philadelphia Union. The loan deal included a provision that Philadelphia would acquire a first-round selection in the 2016 SuperDraft from Colorado should Colorado execute a permanent transfer for MacMath at the end of the 2015 season.[ref 36] On November 5, 2015, Colorado announced it would not exercise the transfer option on MacMath.[ref 37]

Notable undrafted players[edit]

Homegrown players[edit]

Original MLS team Player Position College Conference Notes
Chicago Fire Joey Calistri Forward Northwestern Big Ten
Chicago Fire Drew Conner Midfielder Wisconsin Big Ten
FC Dallas Aaron Guillen Defender Florida Gulf Coast Atlantic Sun
New York Red Bulls Alex Muyl Midfielder Georgetown Big East
New York Red Bulls Derrick Etienne Midfielder Virginia ACC
New York Red Bulls Brandon Allen Forward Georgetown Big East
Seattle Sounders FC Jordan Morris Forward Stanford Pac-12 2015 Hermann Trophy winner
2016 MLS Rookie of the Year

Summary[edit]

Selections by college athletic conference[edit]

Conference Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
NCAA Division I conferences
ACC 8 5 2 0 15
America East 0 0 0 1 1
The American 2 0 1 2 5
Atlantic 10 0 2 2 2 6
Atlantic Sun 1 1 0 0 2
Big East 4 1 2 2 9
Big Ten 1 2 4 2 9
Big South 0 0 0 1 1
Big West 0 2 2 1 5
Conference USA 0 1 0 1 2
Ivy 0 1 1 0 2
MAC 1 0 1 0 2
Missouri Valley 1 0 0 0 1
Northeast 0 1 0 0 1
Pac-12 2 1 2 2 7
Summit 0 0 1 0 1
WAC 0 0 1 0 1
West Coast 0 1 0 0 1
Non-Division I conferences
CCAA 0 1 0 0 1
CCIW 0 1 0 0 1
Sunshine State 0 1 0 0 1
Other
Pass 0 0 1 5 6

Schools with multiple draft selections[edit]

Selections Schools
4 Clemson, Creighton, Georgetown, North Carolina, Saint Louis, Washington
3 Cal Poly, Stanford
2 Cincinnati, Maryland, Ohio State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Wake Forest

Selections by position[edit]

Position Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
Goalkeeper 2 0 2 1 5
Defender 8 6 6 5 25
Midfielder 7 7 6 6 26
Forward 3 8 5 3 19
Pass 0 0 1 5 6

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "New York City FC Acquire Number One Overall Pick Jack Harrison" (Press release). New York City FC. January 14, 2016. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "Houston Dynamo acquire Cristian Maidana, Andrew Wenger from Philadelphia Union" (Press release). Houston Dynamo Communications. December 7, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2015.
  5. ^ "Sporting KC acquires Targeted Allocation Money from D.C. United in exchange for SuperDraft pick" (Press release). SportingKC.com. January 14, 2016. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
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  9. ^ "Sounders FC swaps SuperDraft pick, allocation money for Chicago Fire defender Joevin Jones" (Press release). SoundersFC.com. January 14, 2016. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "Crew SC acquires 2016 MLS SuperDraft Second Round selection from Orlando City SC" (Press release). Crew SC Communications. August 6, 2015. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  11. ^ "Chicago Fire Acquire Right of First Refusal for Defender Eric Gehrig from Orlando City SC" (Press release). Chicago Fire. December 10, 2014. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
  12. ^ "Impact acquires MLS SuperDraft pick from NYCFC for Jeb Brovsky" (Press release). Montreal Impact. June 12, 2014. Retrieved June 13, 2014.
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