NWSL College draft rewind

by Travis Clark
April 11, 2014
NWSL College draft rewind

In January 36 players were picked in the NWSL college draft. After a month and change of preseason preparations, the second season is slated to begin this coming weekend.

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So which players impressed enough to land a contract with their respective teams? Here’s a revisit of the draft results, which players stuck around, who didn’t, and who is finishing school before going pro.

First Round

1. D/M Crystal Dunn, Washington Spirit – Signed with the team.

2. F Kealia Ohai, Houston Dash – Signed with the team.

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3. M Julie Johnston, Chicago Red Stars – Signed with the team.

4. M Vanessa DiBernardo, Chicago Red Stars – Signed with the team.

5. D Kassey Kallman, FC Kansas City – Signed with the team.

6. F Maya Hayes, Sky Blue FC – Signed with the team.

7. D/F Amanda Frisbie, Seattle Reign FC – Signed with the team.

8. F Nkem Ezurike, Boston Breakers – Signed with the team.

9. Courtney Verloo, Western NY Flash – Signed with the team.

Second Round

10. F Rafaelle Souza, Houston Dash – Signed with the team, but will finish school first.

11. D Marissa Diggs, Houston Dash – Signed with the team.

12. F Morgan Marlborough, FC Kansas City – Signed with the team.

13. D Natasha Anasi. Boston Breakers – Will finish school.

14. M Cloee Colohan, Western NY Flash – Not on final roster.

15. D Hayley Haagsma, Sky Blue FC – Signed with the team.

16. M Jenna Richmond, FC Kansas City – Signed with the team.

17. D Megan Brigman, Seattle Reign FC – Signed with the team.

18. GK Kelsey Wys, Western NY Flash – Signed with the team.

Third Round

19. F Frances Silva, FC Kansas City – Signed with the team.

20. M Mandy Laddish, FC Kansas City – Signed with the team.

21. F Jazmine Reeves, Boston Breakers – Signed with the team.

22. F Hayley Brock, Chicago Red Stars – Signed with the team.

23. D/F Mollie Pathman, Boston Breakers – Signed with the team.

24. D/M Michelle Pao – Not on final roster.

25. D Emily Menges, Portland Thorns – Signed with the team, but will finish her degree, join team midseason.

26. D Molly Menchel, Washington Spirit – Signed with Roa IL in the Norwegian top flight.

27. D/M Annie Steinlage, Western NY Flash – Not on final roster.

Fourth Round

28. F Jordan Jackson, Houston Dash – Signed with the team.

29. D/M Shasta Fisher, Washington Spirit – Not on final roster.

30. M Ellen Parker, Seattle Reign FC – Not on final roster.

31. F Elisabeth Sullivan, Portland Thorns FC – Signed with the team.

32. GK Jami Kranich, Boston Breakers – Signed with the team.

33. F Elizabeth Eddy, Sky Blue FC – Not on final roster.

34. M/F Kim DeCesare, Boston Breakers – Not listed on roster announcement, though was still with the club last week.

35. M Maegan Kelly, FC Kansas City – Signed with the team.

36. F Kristen Hamilton, Western NY Flash – Not on final roster.

 
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