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2018 MLS SuperDraft Recap - Round 1

A few trades and a late goalkeeper glut mark the first round of the MLS SuperDraft.

The 2018 MLS SuperDraft was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia
Trey Madara / Brotherly Game

The first round of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft is in the books. While the Philadelphia Union didn’t wind up trading for a pick, there was one player with local ties selected. Greenville, Delaware native Ben Lundgaard will be heading to Columbus (or is it Austin?)

  1. Los Angeles Football Club: Joao Moutinho (Defender, University of Akron)
  2. LA Galaxy: Tomas Hilliard-Arce (Defender, Stanford University)
  3. Los Angeles Football Club (from D.C. United): Tristan Blackmon (Defender, University of The Pacific)
  4. FC Dallas: (from Colorado Rapids via Montreal Impact): Francis Atuahene (Forward, University of Michigan)
  5. Chicago Fire (from Minnesota United FC): Jon Bakero (Forward, Wake Forest University)
  6. Orlando City: Chris Mueller (Forward, University of Wisconsin)
  7. Minesota United FC (from Montreal Impact): Mason Toye (Forward, University of Virginia)
  8. New England Revolution (from Philadelphia Union): Brandon Bye (Forward, Western Michigan University)
  9. New England Revolution: Mark Segbers (Forward, Grand Canyon University)
  10. Chicago Fire (from Real Salt Lake:): Mo Adams (Midfielder, Syracuse University)
  11. FC Dallas: Ema Twumasi (Forward, Wake Forest University)
  12. San Jose Earthquakes: Paul Marie (Midfielder/Defender, Florida International University)
  13. Sporting Kansas City: Eric Dick (Goalkeeper, Butler University)
  14. Atlanta United FC: Jon Gallagher (Forward/Midfielder, University of Notre Dame)
  15. Minnesota United FC (from Chicago Fire): Matthew Lampson (Goalkeeper, Ohio State University)
  16. New York Red Bulls: Brian White (Midfielder, Duke University)
  17. Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Justin Fiddes (Defender, University of Washington)
  18. Sporting Kansas City (from Portland Timbers FC): Graham Smith (Defender, University of Denver)
  19. New York City FC: Jeff Caldwell (Goalkeeper, University of Virginia)
  20. Houston Dynamo: Michale Nelson (Goalkeeper, Southern Methodist University)
  21. Columbus Crew SC: Ben Lundgaard (Goalkeeper, Virginia Polytechnic Institute)
  22. Seattle Sounders FC: Alex Roldan (Midfielder, Seattle University)
  23. Minnesota United FC (from Toronto FC): Carter Manley (Defender, Duke University)