2015 MLS SuperDraft: 42 players selected in third and fourth rounds

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The 2015 MLS SuperDraft concluded on Tuesday, as 42 players were added to Major League Soccer in the third and fourth rounds of the draft.

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Goalkeepers were the order of the day as three of the first four picks were ‘keepers. Vancouver took the most players (5), while Toronto FC, Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers all did well to grab highly coveted players out of college with their picks.

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Orlando City selected goalkeeper Earl Edwards Jr with the first overall pick of the third round. Fellow MLS newcomers New York City FC also added a ‘keeper in Andre Rawles, before Orlando and NYCFC also picked up forwards at the beginning of the fourth round in Sidney Rivera and Markus Nagelstad respectively . Andy Craven, a highly touted forward from the University of North Carolina and a Hermann Trophy finalist, was selected by the Sounders with the 6th pick of the third round as they loaded up on forwards with Andrew Bevin also arriving from West Virginia.

A late addition to the combine last week also got picked up as Jaineil Hoilett, the younger brother of Queens Park Rangers winger Junior Hoilett, was selected by FC Dallas in the fourth round as the only international player in the 42 new additions.

Most of these players will get plenty of minutes in the coming season with USL PRO sides affiliated with MLS clubs, as they look to take the next step in their professional careers. Below is a complete list of the players drafted on Tuesday.

THIRD ROUND

1 (43) – Earl Edwards Jr – UCLA, GK – Orlando City SC
2 (44) – Andre Rawls – St. Mary’s, GK – New York City FC
3 (45) – Cameron Porter – Princeton, F – Montreal Impact
4 (46) – Keasel Broome – Providence, GK – San Jose Earthquakes
5 (47) – Marc Fenels – Cal State Fullerton, F – New England Revolution
6 (48) – Andy Craven – North Carolina, F – Seattle Sounders
7 (49) – Taylor Hunter – Denver, M – Houston Dynamo
8 (50) – Michael Ramos – Whitworth, F – Toronto FC
9 (51) – Aaron Simmons – UCLA, M/F – Philadelphia Union
10 (52) – Anthony Manning – Saint Louis, D – Portland Timbers
11 (53) – James Rogers – New Mexico, M/F – Sporting Kansas City
12 (54) – Jovan Blagojevic – Simon Fraser, F – Vancouver Whitecaps
13 (55) – Robert Kristo – Saint Louis, F – Columbus Crew SC
14 (56) – Will Seymore – Oregon State, M – FC Dallas
15 (57) – Jordan Murrell – Syracuse, D – Real Salt Lake
16 (58) – Adam Montague- Michigan State, F – Vancouver Whitecaps
17 (59) – Shawn McLaws – Coastal Carolina, D – New York Red Bulls
18 (60) – Tomas Gomez – GeorgetownGK – Columbus Crew SC
19 (61) – Spencer Richey – Washington GK – Vancouver Whitecaps
20 (62) – Daniel Keller – Louisville, D – LA Galaxy

FOURTH ROUND

1 (63) – Sidney Rivera – Old Dominion, F – Orlando City SC
2 (64) – Markus Nagelstad – Providence, M – New York City FC
3 (65) – Cameron Iwasa – UC Irvine, F – Montreal Impact
4 (66) – Chimdum Mez – Sacramento State – San Jose Earthquakes
5 (67) – Dominique Badji – Boston University, F – Colorado Rapids
6 (68) – Alex Shinsky – Maryland, M – Chicago Fire
7 (69) – Kalen Ryden – Midwestern State, D – Columbus Crew SC
8 (70) – Sal Bernal UNLV, M – Toronto FC
9 (71) – Raymond Lee Saint Louis, M – Philadelphia Union
10 (72) – Craig Nitti – Loyola Marymount, D – Vancouver Whitecaps
11 (73) – Tony Rocha – Tulsa, M/D – Sporting Kansas City
12 (74) – Nikola Paunic – South Florida, D – Vancouver Whitecaps
13 (75) – Charlie Lyon – Marquette, GK – Seattle Sounders
14 (76) –  Jaineil Hoilett –  International, M/F – FC Dallas
15 (77) – Lucas Baldin – South Florida, M – Real Salt Lake
16 (78) –  Matt Jeffrey – Monmouth, D – Colorado Rapids
17 (79) – Manolo Sanchez – Clemson, M/F – New York Red Bulls
18 (80) – Andy Bevin – West Virginia, F – Seattle Sounders
19 (81) – Tyler Engel – North Carolina, F – Toronto FC
20 (82) – Andrew Wolverton – Penn State, GK – LA Galaxy
21 (83)  Brandon Fricke – Butler, D – Colorado Rapids
22 (84) Seth Casiple – California, M – Portland Timbers