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FC Dallas Drafts Amer Sasivarevic and Noah Franke in Final Rounds

January 22, 2018 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas News Release

FRISCO, Texas - FC Dallas selected defender Amer Sasivarevic (57th overall) and midfielder Noah Franke (80th overall) in the final two rounds of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft held today via conference call.

Sasivarevic, 23, appeared in 50 matches for Grand Canyon University from 2014 to 2017. He had five career assists for the Antelopes and helped the defense to a goals-against average of 1.95 his senior year.

Franke, 22, scored six goals and had 14 assists for Creighton University from 2014 to 2017. The former Orlando City U-23s player split time between midfield and defender during his college career.

FC Dallas begins preseason training tomorrow at 4 p.m. CT.

Name: Amer Sasivarevic Pronunciation: A-mere Sass-ee-vare-e-vich Drafted: 3rd Round, 57th overall Connect with Amer: Instagram | Facebook Position: Defender DOB: October 8, 1994 College: Grand Canyon University Birthplace: Munich, Germany Hometown: Munich, Germany Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Nationality: Germany

Name: Noah Franke Pronunciation: No-A Frank Drafted: 4th Round, 80th overall Connect with Ema: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook Position: Midfielder DOB: March 25, 1995 College: Creighton Birthplace: Orlando, Florida Hometown: Orlando, Florida Height: 5-8 Weight: 170 Nationality: USA

About FC Dallas: A member of Major League Soccer since its inception in 1996, FC Dallas is owned and operated by Hunt Sports Group. The professional team plays from March to November at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. One of the first soccer-specific stadiums built in the United States, the venue plays host to Major League Soccer matches, concerts, international soccer matches and high school football. The 145-acre Toyota Soccer Center also includes 17 regulation-sized, tournament-grade soccer fields and is also home to the organization's nationally-renowned youth development system.

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