A look at the Mock Drafts
The Sounders FC hold the 16th overall selection in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft on Thursday. Here is a look around the web to see who some sites have Seattle selecting with that pick.
Soccer America, Paul Kennedy
Ryan Finley, forward, Notre Dame
Finley started his college career at Duke, where he had 28 goals in 39 matches over two seasons. He then moved to Notre Dame, where he came off the bench in all 39 of his appearances, but matched his scoring output at Duke with 28 goals.
Top Drawer Soccer, JR Eskilson and Travis Clark
Chris Thomas, forward, Elon
Thomas scored double-digit goals in each of his four seasons at Elon. He had 10 goals in 19 games as a freshman, ten in 18 games as sophomore and ten in 22 games as a junior before exploding for 23 goals in 22 matches as a senior.
Soccer By Ives, Ives Galarcep
Emery Welshman, forward, Oregon State
Welshman played 35 matches in two seasons for the Beavers, totaling 13 goals and 11 assists. He started his collegiate career at Siena, where the Canadian forward had 19 goals and six assists in 35 matches. He was the Pac-12’s leading goal-scorer with ten goals in 2012.
MLSsoccer.com, Jason Saghini
Dylan Tucker-Gangnes, defender, Washington
The six-foot-three defender from Bainbridge Island played 72 matches in four seasons for the Huskies, excelling in his senior season with seven goals in 19 matches, though he had solid seasons in each of his first three years.
MLSsoccer.com, Matt Doyle
Eric Schoenle, defender, West Virginia
At six-foot-two, Schoenle has height and uses it well, netting 14 goals and five assists in his last three seasons. He played 75 career matches over four years.
MLSsoccer.com, Simon Borg
Jason Johnson, forward, Virginia Commonwealth
The Jamaican-born speedster had double-digit scoring seasons in his final two seasons at VCU. The Generation adidas forward had 11 goals in 20 matches as a sophomore and 13 goals and six assists in 21 matches as a junior. He played for Jamaica during Olympic qualifying and made his international debut for Jamaica against Argentina in 2010.
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