First Team

Meet D.C. United's first 2016 MLS SuperDraft pick

IMAGE: Julian Buescher SuperDraft
Meet D.C. United's first 2016 MLS SuperDraft pick -

With the 11th pick of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft (following a trade with Sporting Kansas City in which they received Targeted Allocation Money), D.C. United selected defender/midfielder Julian Buescher.  

Here is everything you need to know about the newest member of the Black-and-Red.  

Julian Buescher
Pronounced: BOO-sher
Position: Defender/Midfielder
Height: 5-10

Weight: 170

DOB: 04/22/1993
Hometown: Duelmen, Germany
College: Syracuse University
Career Highlights

25 Games Played (25 Starts), 8 Goals, 11 Assists
College Soccer News’ All-America First Team Best XI

MAC Hermann Award semifinalist

Eighth in NCAA in assists

All-ACC First Team and ACC All-Tournament Team
20 Games Played (20 Starts), 0 Goals, 6 Assists
All-ACC Second Team and ACC All-Freshman Team
Member of U-16 and U-18 German national teams. Competed for VFL Bochum, Preussen Muenster and Sportfreunde Lotte at youth level.  Named the top midfield player in U-19 German Bundesliga in 2011-12.