2019 MLS SuperDraft: 61 Former USL League Two Players Drafted

CHICAGO, Ill. - Major League Soccer held the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and 61 selections were players that previously resided in USL League Two.

Among the players drafted in the first round were Siad Haji of Portland Timbers U23 (2nd overall), Seattle Sounders U23 Santiago Patino (3rd overall), Victoria Highlanders Callum Montgomery (4th overall) and Portland Timbers U23 Sam Brown (17th overall).

Eight of the first 10 selections in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft included players that previously played in League Two, while 22 of the 24 first round picks were from League Two.

Meanwhile, the first 10 selections of the second round all included players with USL League Two experience. Former Westchester Flames defender Sean Neallis was selected 25th overall by the New York Red Bulls, while Sergio Rivas and Kamal Miller were chosen soon after in Round 2.

Below, we recap the first round of 2019 MLS SuperDraft action.






*Frankie AmayaMidfielder
2*Siad HajiMidfielder
3Santiago PatinoForward
4Callum MontgomeryDefender
5Andre ShinyashikiForward
6*Griffin DorseyForward
7*Dayne St. ClairGoalkeeper
8Sam JunquaDefender
*Tajon BuchananMidfielder
10*John NelsonDefender
11Dejuan JonesMidfielder
12Luis BarrazaGoalkeeper
13Logan GdulaDefender
14Akeem WardDefender
15Chase GasperDefender
16Roy BoatengDefender
17Sam BrownMidfielder
18*JJ WilliamsForward
19Emil CuelloMidfielder
20Tucker BoneMidfielder
21Kamar MarriottDefender
22Janos LoebeForward
23Ryan SierakowskiForward
24Anderson AsieduMidfielder
*Denotes 2019 Generation adidas signing.