Union Select Blake #1

The Philadelphia Union selected goalkeeper Andre Blake with the #1 pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft today.  Blake is the 1st goalkeeper to be selected with the top pick.

The University of Connecticut product was one of 7 Generation adidas players in the draft.  They were all select in the first round.

TEAM-BY-TEAM SELECTIONS:

Chicago Fire (1): Marco Franco (13)
Chivas USA (1): Thomas McNamara (20)
Colorado Rapids (4): Marlon Hairston (12), Grant van de Casteele (19), Jared Watts (33), John Berner (35)
Columbus Crew (1): Ben Sweat (14)
D.C. United (2): Steven Birnbaum (2), Victor Munoz (29)
FC Dallas (1): Tesho Akindele (6)
Houston Dynamo (2): A.J. Cochran (16), Mark Sherrod (32)
Sporting Kansas City (1): Adnan Gabeljic (38)
LA Galaxy (1): Kyle Venter (23)
Montréal Impact (2): Eric Miller (5), George Malki (37)
New England Revolution (3): Steve Neumann (4), Patrick Mullins (11), Alec Sundly (31)
New York Red Bulls (2): Chris Duvall (22), Eric Stevenson (34)
Philadelphia Union (4): Andre Blake (1); Pedro Ribeiro (15), Kevin Cope (25), Robert Derschang (27)
Portland Timbers (3): Schillo Tshuma (17), Taylor Peay (26), Aaron Long (36)
Real Salt Lake (1): Ryan Neil (18)
San Jose Earthquakes (2): JJ Koval (9), Joe Sofia (28)
Seattle Sounders FC (2): Damion Lowe (8), Jimmy Ockford (21)
Toronto FC (2): Nick Hagglund (10), Daniel Lovitz (24)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (3): Christian Dean (3); Andre Lewis (7), Mamadou Diouf (30)

Rounds 3 and 4 will take place next Tuesday via conference call.

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