MLS Draft wraps up with 12 ASN players selected

The MLS draft concluded Tuesday and with 12 more ASN-affiliated players selected.

Harvard's Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu, a midfielder, was drafted by Atlanta United FC. While at Harvard Omiunu played in 64 matches, scored 4 goals and tallied 6 assists. In 2015 Omiunu was named to the All-Ivy League first team.

Brandt Bronico is a midfielder from Charlotte who was picked by the Chicago Fire. During his time at Charlotte Bronico played in 74 matches, scored 25 goals and tallied 23 assists. In 2016 Bronico was named Player of the Year in Conference USA, Offensive MVP in Conference USA, First -Team All-Conference and Golden Boot Winner for Conference USA.

Jorge Gomez Sanchez is a midfielder from Temple was picked in the third round by the Vancouver Whitecaps. in 2015 Sanchez played 18 games and led the Owls with 13 goals. In 2016 Sanchez played 18 games, scored 14 goals and had 43 shots on goal.

FC Dallas picked SIU Edwardsville defender Austin Ledbetter. In 2016 Ledbetter played in 22 games and scored 6 goals. Ledbetter was named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year and Missouri Valley Conference Defender of the Year in 2016.

Chris Wingate is a midfielder from New Hampshire who was drafted in the third round by New York FC. During Wingate’s time at New Hampshire he played in 70 matches, scored 13 goals and tallied 15 assists.

Dakota Barnathan is a midfielder from VCU and he was selected by FC Dallas. During Barnathan’s time at VCU he played in 80 matches, scored 9 goals and had 28 shots on goal.

In the fourth and final round, Charlotte's Matej Dekovic went to Chicago; Nazeem Bartmen of South Florida was picked by Vancouver; Russell Cicerone of Buffalo will play in Portland; Marco Carrizales of Furman was selected by Dallas; Peguay Ngatcha of Wright State will be with the Colorado Rapids; and with the final pick, Seattle's Kyle Bjornethun will stay home after being selected by the Sounders.

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