Sounders FC Holds Two Picks in Friday's 2019 MLS SuperDraft Presented by adidas
SEATTLE, WASH. - Sounders FC holds two picks in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas, with the annual collegiate draft being held at McCormick Place West in Chicago on Friday, January 11 (10:00 a.m. PT / MLSsoccer.com, MLS App). Seattle has the 20th overall selection in the first round, followed by the 44th overall selection in the second round. The first and second rounds are taking place live from the Skyline Ballroom on the third floor of the McCormick Place West convention center. The third and fourth rounds are being held via conference call on Monday, January 14, with Seattle currently holding 68th overall selection in the third round.
Fans can watch live coverage of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas on MLSsoccer.com, the MLS App, and on MLS social media platforms (YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook) for exclusive first interviews with draft picks, and expert analysis from MLSsoccer.com personalities. A number of Sounders FC players entered the league via the SuperDraft, including Cristian Roldan (2015), Will Bruin (2011), Stefan Frei (2009) and Chad Marshall (2004).
Sounders FC begins its 2019 preseason on Tuesday, January 22 at Starfire Sports before traveling to out-of-town training camps in Orange County, California (January 24-February 2) and Tucson, Arizona (February 6-16). Major League Soccer unveiled Sounders FC's full 2019 schedule earlier this week, with the Rave Green set to host expansion side FC Cincinnati in the season opener on March 2 at CenturyLink Field.
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