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D.C. United have selected Southern Methodist University midfielder Skage Simonsen with the 69th overall pick (Third Round) in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas. 

Simonsen scored 10 goals and recorded four assists in 27 appearances (26 starts) for Southern Methodist University from 2020 to 2021. In 2021, Simonsen scored four goals and recorded three assists in 16 appearances (15 starts). Prior to joining Southern Methodist University, Simonsen spent his Freshman and Sophomore seasons with St. John’s University from 2018 to 2019. He scored nine goals and recorded 10 assists in 38 appearances (31 starts). 

Player: Skage Simonsen
Selection: 69th overall pick (3rd round) in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft. 
Position: Midfielder
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Country: Norway
Birthdate: 04/12/1998
Age: 23
Height: 6’3’’
Weight: 195 lbs
Status: International