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  MLS SuperDraft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The MLS SuperDraft is an annual event in which the Major League Soccer teams select players who have graduated from college or otherwise been signed by the league.
The SuperDraft was first instituted in 2000, as a combination of the MLS College Draft, in which players having graduated college were selected, and the MLS Supplemental Draft, in which all other players were chosen.
The draft is divided into six rounds of ten picks, the order of which is determined by a combination of the teams' playoff and regular season positions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/SuperDraft   (116 words)

 AllSports' Major League Soccer MLS Coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For the 2000 MLS season, which begins on Saturday, March 18, MLS would allow up to 12 league-wide places for young international players, who need not be distributed equally among all MLS teams.
General managers and head coaches from the 12 MLS teams are expected to attend the four-day event.
The 12 teams that comprise MLS are: the Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, Dallas Burn, D.C. United, Kansas City Wizards, Los Angeles Galaxy, MetroStars, Miami Fusion, New England Revolution, San Jose Earthquakes and the Tampa Bay Mutiny.
www.allsports.com /mls/20000201-3.htm   (1020 words)

 Des Moines Menace
There was the MLS draft, in which post-collegiate players in the A-League, in national-team programs, indoor soccer or in leagues overseas were selected.
One of the reasons for the creation of the MLS was to further the development and competitiveness of the U.S. national team in future World Cups.
MLS continued with the three-draft system until the 2000 season, when the idea of combining the three drafts into one all-encompassing draft was hatched.
menacesoccer.com /news/?id=836   (614 words)

 Fire obtain Korol and Saavedra from Dallas, release Wynalda
The 18-year-old Mexican-American midfielder was drafted in the sixth round (67th overall) by Dallas in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft and did not appear in a game for Burn Head Coach Mike Jeffries.
MLS Career: Acquired via trade with Aleksey Korol from the Dallas Burn on January 15, 2002, for a sixth round pick (68th overall) in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional draft pick...
Drafted in the sixth round (67th overall) of the 2001 MLS SuperDraft by Dallas.
www.mysoccer.com /mls2/chi0115.phtml   (1765 words)

 MLS 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Washington Post is reporting today that MLS and Don Garber have agreed in principle to a long-term extension of his term as league commissioner.
Seems that MLS officials wanted the field to get in better condition after the delay that puddled much of the field, and they wanted to provide entertainment they promised, so the players were quickly ushered back into the locker room after being back on the field for mere minutes.
Someone who made solid strides in MLS but didn't always show it in the World Cup, Clint Mathis, is on the shelf for a few weeks now with a right knee injury, specifically, a torn meniscus and a grade one sprain of the medial collateral ligament.
www.onthesidelines.blogspot.com /mls2002.html   (6109 words)

 2003 MLS SuperDraft slated for January 17 in Kansas City
The SuperDraft will be featured live on Major League Soccer's official website, www.MLSnet.com, with real-time selection-by-selection results and a live audio web-cast featuring insight and analysis from Dwight Burgess, the long-time voice of the Columbus Crew.
The joint effort between MLS and the NSCAA to stage the SuperDraft is another in a series of collaborative initiatives that aim to continue to promote the sport of soccer in America.
MLS coaches present for the SuperDraft will also play a part in the meetings and instructional sessions during the NSCAA Convention.
www.mysoccer.com /mls2/draf1030.phtml   (616 words)

 Mulrooney Soccer Academy.com
Entering his sixth year with the MLS Champion San Jose Earthquakes, Richard has proved himself to be one of the best midfielders in the country.
Jon Conway, a graduate of Rutgers University, was drafted by the San Jose Earthquakes in the 3rd round of the 2000 MLS Superdraft with the 28th overall pick.
In 2000 Wes was selected seventh overall in the MLS Superdraft by Colorado.
www.mulrooneysocceracademy.com /coaches.html   (627 words)

 San Jose Earthquakes - about - transactions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
March 15, 2000: Announced that M Eddie Lewis had been transferred to Fulham of the English First Division; Acquired a first-round pick in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft, two second-round selections in 2001 and future considerations from Chicago in exchange for an allocation to Chicago.
May 30, 2000: Acquired D Mike Burns, D Dan Calichman, and a first-round pick in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft from New England in exchange for D Mauricio Wright.
June 7, 2000: Acquired a third-round pick in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft from Dallas in exchange for F Esmundo Rodriguez.
sanjose.earthquakes.mlsnet.com /MLS/sje/load.jsp?section=about&content=transactions   (3389 words)

 METROSTARS DRAFT UCLA STAR DEFENDER STEVE SHAK - by La Cancha World Cup 2002 & Super Soccer Mall
The MetroStars drafted UCLA star defender Steve Shak with the first pick in the 2000 MLS Superdraft in Fort Lauderdale, FL, it was announced today by general manager Nick Sakiewicz.
Draft Status: Chosen by the MetroStars in the fourth round in the 2000 Superdraft.
Draft Status: Chosen by the MetroStars in the fifth round of the 2000 SuperDraft College: Played two seasons with Cal State Fullerton (1998-1999) after redshirting his 1997 season when he tranferred from San Diego State...
www.lacancha.com /mn_020600.html   (1136 words)

 FOXSports.com - Major League Soccer- The real winners of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft are the players   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Well, in the case of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft, the "winner" designation should go to the players themselves, as diversity reigned and stereotypes were finally destroyed.
What has occurred instead, is that MLS has never been better as it now heads into its tenth season, and college soccer is enjoying a golden age of attention and competitive balance (back to back titles by the Hoosiers notwithstanding).
And therein lies the beauty of the MLS SuperDraft: the player pool is brimming with diversity of age and situation, forcing clubs to choose wisely and well beyond just the next best college senior available.
msn.foxsports.com /story/3337686   (1098 words)

 Craig Ziadie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While at Richmond, Ziadie was a three-time All-Colonial Athletic Association selection, and was named the CAA Player of the Year in his 2000 senior year.
Upon graduating, Ziadie was selected 28th overall by D.C. United in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft.
He was taken by Chivas USA in the 2004 MLS Expansion Draft, but did not sign with the team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Craig_Ziadie   (315 words)

 Pointed Magazine- MLS News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
ET in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (details on the location of the draft will be announced in the near future), the 2000 SuperDraft marks the first time MLS has unified its February player selection processes formerly known as the MLS college and supplemental drafts.
The former second and third rounds of the college draft are now the third and fourth rounds of the SuperDraft, and the previous second and third rounds of the supplemental draft are now the fifth and sixth rounds of the SuperDraft.
Project-40 and other college players signed by MLS after the SuperDraft will be distributed soon after their signing through a lottery of interested teams.
www.eastcoastattractions.com /000105mlsnewsdraft.htm   (487 words)

 MatchNight Central Scouting Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Appeared in the MLS postseason for the first time in three seasons with The Crew in 2002...
Made his MLS debut with a five-minute stint on 5/6 at Colorado...
Not only did he begin his professional career in 2000, he also embarked on his international career, making two appearances, both off the substitutes bench, for head coach Clive Charles' U-23 Olympic squad during the qualifying stage in April...
www.matchnight.com /scouting/player.cfm?ID=1531   (602 words)

 MLS Readies for Sunday's Superdraft 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MLS Readies for Sunday's Superdraft 2000 New York, NY - Last month, Major League Soccer announced the details of the league's conversion to a new means of player distribution, as procedure for the 2000 SuperDraft was revealed.
Beginning this year, all collegiate, Project-40, and professional players who have entered the draft poll will be eligible for selection during its six rounds, regardless of their domestic or international playing status.
With the kickoff of the 2000 regular season on the horizon, the 12 team of Major League Soccer will be trying beef up their respective rosters for a run at the 2000 MLS Cup crown.
www.sweetspotsoccer.com /headlines/a/2000/02/05.html   (359 words)

 Garcia and Victorine re-up with KC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Plano, Texas native was drafted by the Wizards with the 2nd overall pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.
Garcia's solid play in MLS has earned him a number of invitations to the U.S. National Team over the past two seasons, where he was earned six caps.
The 26-year-old native of Corona, California was drafted by the Galaxy with the 11th overall pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /latest_soccer_news/usa_soccer/mls/462451.html   (503 words)

 MLSnet.com -- The Official Site of Major League Soccer
Perez originally entered MLS when the MetroStars selected him in the fourth round (48th overall) of the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.
The Fire acquired the pacey forward on January 15 along with 19-year-old Project-40 midfielder Miguel Saavedra from the Dallas Burn for Chicago’s sixth round pick in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft.
Korol originally entered the league with Dallas as the fifth overall selection in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft after a stellar college career at Indian, where he earned Soccer America’s 1999 College Player of the Year honors.
www.mlsnet.com /content/02/datastore/chi0718perez.html   (529 words)

 Chicago Fire - about - timeline
The Fire is crowned the MLS Cup '98 champ, dethroning two-time defending champion D.C. United with a 2-0 shutout victory in front of 51,350 fans at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.
MLS holds the 1999 College and Supplemental Drafts in Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Chicago acquires Dema Kovalenko via trade with Dallas, as well as Evan Whitfield.
The Fire is eliminated from the 2001 MLS Cup in the semifinals with a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy.
www.mlsnet.com /MLS/chf/load.jsp?section=about&content=timeline   (1375 words)

 CNNSI.com - 2001 MLS Preview
It's the best rivalry in MLS: Fire versus MetroStars, which last year involved a bench-clearing brawl, a general manager secretly vowing to pay his players' yellow-card fines and -- oh, yes -- some top-notch soccer.
What makes Stoitchkov the anti-Matthäus -- and the primary reason Chicago is SI's pick to win MLS Cup 2001 -- is his willingness to teach, writes Wahl.
MLS must convince fans that its brand of soccer is worth following.
premium.si.cnn.com /soccer/mls/2001/preview   (148 words)

 MLS Completes 2000 Superdraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The new SuperDraft format replaces the league's collegiate and supplemental drafts, and includes all collegiate, Project-40, and professional players who have entered the draft pool, regardless of domestic or international playing status.
Player signings by MLS from outside the Pro-40 and college ranks will still be distributed through the allocation process.
MLS commissioner Don Garber announced during the draft that Spanish-language network Telemundo would broadcast matches in 2000, replacing Univision, which held the rights the previous four seasons.
www.sweetspotsoccer.com /headlines/a/2000/02/05-03.html   (209 words)

 gymamerica.com :: magazine newsflashes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The much awaited matchup between MLS unbeatens Los Angeles and Kansas City came and went in the form of a scoreless draw Saturday at the Rose Bowl, instantly creating a much awaited rematch between the two Western powers that appear to be the cream of the 2000 MLS crop.
MLS CUP 2000 NEWS CONFERENCE FRIDAY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.: Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will be on hand to announce ticket prices and reveal the logo for MLS Cup 2000 this Friday, May 12, at D. United's monthly media luncheon.
The MetroStars' Steve Shak is the featured player for the month of May. Shak, the top pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft, has started seven of eight games for the Metros.
www.gymamerica.com /gti/magazine/magazine_newsflash/0,3288,1_cid_1381,00.html   (1609 words)

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The seventh Tribe player ever drafted by an MLS team, Hucles was the 39th overall pick in the draft.
Hucles is the first W&M player to be drafted into the MLS since goalkeeper Adin Brown was selected by the Colorado Rapids as the third overall pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.
W&M's Phil Hucles was selected in the MLS SuperDraft by the Chicago Fire.
www.tribeathletics.com /story.php/1880   (333 words)

 D.C. United   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Perez, 24, was taken by the MetroStars with the 48th overall pick in the fourth round in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.
During the 2000 season, his first year in MLS, Conteh led San Jose in scoring with eight goals and three assists (19 points) in 31 games (27 starts).
He was also the recipient of the 2000 MLS Humanitarian of the Year award for his relief work in his native war-torn Sierra Leone.
dcunited.blogspot.com /2002_05_05_dcunited_archive.html   (1227 words)

 Footie Threads - Fulham set to sign American international this week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Drafted in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2000 MLS SuperDraft.
Drafted fourth overall in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft, Bocanegra earned the 2000 Kellogg’s MLS Rookie of the Year and the Chicago Fire’s 2000 Defender of the Year awards after making an immediate impact on the left side of the Fire defense.
In November 2000, went on a tour of Argentina along with Fire teammate DaMarcus Beasley as a member of the Nike Project-40 squad.
footiethreads.com /forum/printthread.php?t=5413   (660 words)

 CNNSI.com - MLS Soccer - Bobby Convey's MLS Diary: Going pro - Saturday May 06, 2000 11:28 AM
The youngest-ever player signed by the league, the forward was taken in the first round of the MLS Draft in February by defending champion D.C. United.
He became the youngest player to appear in an MLS game March 25, coming on as a sub in D.C.'s 4-0 loss to L.A. And on May 3, he became the youngest-ever MLS starter, playing all 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss to Columbus.
Draft day, the 2000 MLS SuperDraft, that is, changed my life, and I've been caught in a whirlwind since, while becoming a professional athlete at only 16 years old.
www.cnn.com /cnnsi/soccer/mls/news/2000/05/06/convey_diary   (757 words)

 Travis Mulraine.
The move to Earthquakes, he explained, should have brought him on par with fellow foreign-based national players such as striker Stern John—a former MLS standout with Columbus Crew—and convinced the TandT national coach of his class.
Mulraine again started slowly with the Professional Football League (PFL) 2000 and 2001 champions and was often used off the bench last season.
But he reckons that Connection is not far behind most MLS clubs in terms of ability on the field.
www.socawarriors.net /travis_mulraine.htm   (1265 words)

 Online Gambling Casinos - MLS weekly Honors - SearchDice.com News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Acquired by the Crew from the Dallas Burn for a third-round pick in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft, Washington (35pts) starts the week as the league's second leading scorer, just one point off the pace of Tampa Bay's Mamadou Diallo in the race for the Budweiser Scoring Championship.
The five-year MLS veteran notched his 12th goal of the season off a cross from Crew midfielder Robert Warzycha.
The powerful striker's 13th goal of the 2000 campaign came four minutes into the second half, when he knocked home a centering pass from teammate Jeff Cunningham for the eventual game-winner.
www.searchdice.com /Sports/Events/Articles/2032008.html   (394 words)

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