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2 from USF go in the second round of MLS Draft

A total of 18 ASN-affiliated athletes were selected in the first two rounds of the MLS Draft on Friday.

In the second round, Marcus Epps was the top ASN player, going 25th overall to the Philadelphia Union. Epps, a midfielder from USF, had eight goals and nine assists in 75 games for the Bulls.

Guillermo Delgado, a forward from Delaware went 27th overall to the Chicago Fire. While at Delaware, Delgado scored 37 goals and had a career 85 points.

Lindo Mfeka, a midfielder also from USF, was taken 28th overall by the San Jose Earthquakes. In 2016 Mfeka played 14 games, scoring 4 goals on 11 attempts.

The Houston Dynamo selected Jake McGuire 30th overall. McGuire is a goalkeeper from Tulsa, and while there he played 67 games and had 245 saves.

Danilo Radjen is a defender from Akron who was selected 36th overall by the Houston Dynamo. While at Akron Radjen played 30 games. In 2016 he started in 14 of those games.

Ethan Kutler is a forward from Colgate. He was selected 39th overall by the New York Red Bulls. While at Colgate Kutler played in 73 games while scoring 33 goals, with 10 goals being scored in 2016.

Thomas de Villardi is a defender from Delaware who was selected 42nd overall by Minnesota United. During his two years at Delaware the Frenchman had 4 goals and 13 assists.

Jo Vetle Rimstad is a defender from Radford, He was selected 42nd overall by DC United. While at Radford Rimstad played in 75 matches, 31 of those matches were shutouts.

Recap of the first round


Derrick Riviere is a production assistant for American Sports Network

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