Ahead of tomorrow's Draft, D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper answered questions regarding the SuperDraft, scouting strategy, preseason and roster moves.
Today, MLS announced the 50-man list of College Seniors who will be invited to the 2014 MLS Combine. The Combine, which lasts from January 10-14, will be an opportunity for D.C. United's technical staff to get a final look at draft options prior to the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. United will have the first pick overall in the first round of the Draft on Thursday, January 16.
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Set to take place in Indianapolis, IN on Thursday, January 17, the 2013 MLS SuperDraft – presented by adidas – will be available to be streamed online globally through ESPN3, MLSsoccer.com and YouTube. SportsCenter is also slated to broadcast the #1 overall pick live at noon ET, Major League Soccer also announced.
The first round of games for the 2013 MLS Combine kicked off today at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida. 54 bright, young stars will take the field in hopes of impressing coaches and technical staff from around the league. MLSsoccer.com will have complete coverage from Ft. Lauderdale. After the combine it is on to the SuperDraft, this year being held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
D.C. United has just one pick this year, the 17th in the first round. Live coverage from the 2013 MLS SuperDraft will be available on dcunited.com next week.
MLS announced the 2013 MLS Combine Invite list today. The initial list is comprised of 54 of the top NCAA Division I players from the past season.
Former D.C. United Academy midfielder Uwem Etuk was selected to the list, after a successful collegiate career with West Virginia. Etuk saw time in 75 matches for the Mountaineers, notching eight goals and 18 assists.