I hath appeased thee with the second round pick. Not only did I select a forward (who is in truth a forward/midfielder who is fast and agile enough to play on the wing, along with up front) but he also has one of the highest talent levels in the entire draft. Here's what I wrote as an explanation for the pick on SB Nation soccer:
After surprising the world by selecting UCSB Generation Adidas left back Michael Tetteh with the fifth overall pick, the Brotherly Game selections forward/midfielder Levi Houapeu of UMBC, with the 23rd overall selection (fifth of the second round). Houapeau has massive potential at both the winger position and up front. His speed provides him with the ability to stretch the defense on the wing, which is something that the Philadelphia Union desperately lack on the right side. After getting chewed out on twitter by Union supporters for not selecting Penn State striker Corey Hertzog with the fifth selection, or at least an offensive player, they are appeased with a player who can help the Union either on the wing or up front. Piotr Nowak is the perfect coach to get the most out of the extremely talented, but raw, Houapeu.
What are your thoughts on the matter? Drew Epperley loved the selection.