2015 NWSL College Draft

The 2015 NWSL College Draft was held on January 16, 2015 at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia, PA.[1]

2015 NWSL College Draft
General information
SportSoccer
Date(s)January 16, 2015
Time9:30 AM ET
LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Overview
36 total selections
First selectionMorgan Brian, Houston Dash
Most selectionsChicago Red Stars
(7 selections)
Fewest selectionsPortland Thorns
(0 selections)

Format

  • Draft order was determined by the final 2014 regular season standings.

Results

Round Pick Nat. Player Pos. NWSL Team Note Previous Team
Round 11Morgan BrianMHouston DashVirginia
Round 12Sarah KillionMSky Blue FC[R1 trade 1]UCLA
Round 13Abby DahlkemperDWestern New York FlashUCLA
Round 14Samantha MewisMWestern New York Flash[R1 trade 2]UCLA
Round 15Stephanie McCaffreyFChicago Red StarsBoston College
Round 16Lynn WilliamsFWestern New York Flash[R1 trade 3]Pepperdine
Round 17Jaelene HinkleDWestern New York Flash[R1 trade 4]Texas Tech
Round 18Arin GillilandDChicago Red Stars[R1 trade 5]Kentucky
Round 19Danielle ColapricoMChicago Red Stars[R1 trade 6]Virginia
Round 210Kristin GrubkaDSky Blue FC[R2 trade 1]Florida State
Round 211Sofia HuertaFChicago Red Stars[R2 trade 2]Santa Clara
Round 212Shea GroomFFC Kansas City[R2 trade 3]Texas A&M
Round 213Megan OysterDWashington Spirit[R2 trade 4]UCLA
Round 214Jamia FieldsFBoston Breakers[R2 trade 5]Florida State
Round 215Havana SolaunM/FSeattle Reign FC[R2 trade 6]Florida
Round 216Meghan StreightDFC Kansas City[R2 trade 7]Texas A&M
Round 217Katelyn RowlandGKFC Kansas CityUCLA
Round 218Tatiana ColemanFWestern New York Flash[R2 trade 8]UCF
Round 319Caprice DydascoDWashington Spirit[R3 trade 1]UCLA
Round 320Sam LoftonDBoston BreakersJames Madison
Round 321Sabrina D'AngeloGKWestern New York FlashSouth Carolina
Round 322Daphne CorbozMSky Blue FCGeorgetown
Round 323Cara WallsFChicago Red StarsWisconsin
Round 324Bianca BrinsonFBoston Breakers[R3 trade 2]Texas A&M
Round 325Shade PrattDSky Blue FC[R3 trade 3]Maryland
Round 326Jessica AyersMFC Kansas City[R3 trade 4]Colorado College
Round 327Nicole SetterlundMChicago Red Stars[R3 trade 5]Washington State
Round 428Chioma UbogaguFSky Blue FC[R4 trade 1]Stanford
Round 429Stephanie VerdoiaFBoston BreakersSeattle
Round 430Whitney ChurchDWashington Spirit[R4 trade 2]Penn State
Round 431Carleigh WilliamsDHouston Dash[R4 trade 3]UCF
Round 432Rachel TejadaFChicago Red StarsIllinois State
Round 433Bianca CalderoneDBoston Breakers[R4 trade 4]Northeastern
Round 434Lo'eau LaBontaFSky Blue FC[R4 trade 5]Stanford
Round 435Kaysie ClarkMFC Kansas CityMissouri
Round 436Kendall RomineDSeattle Reign FCStanford

Draft notes

Round 1:

  1. Boston Breakers Sky Blue FC. March 3, 2014: Boston Breakers sent a 2014 International Roster spot and their first-round selection in the 2015 draft to Sky Blue FC in exchange for forward Lisa De Vanna.[2]
  2. Sky Blue FC Western New York Flash. November 24, 2014: Western New York Flash acquired the 4th overall pick in the 2015 draft and the rights to Elizabeth Eddy from Sky Blue FC in exchange for the rights to Samantha Kerr.[3]
  3. Washington Spirit Western New York Flash. October 21, 2014: Western New York Flash acquired midfielder Jordan Angeli and the sixth overall pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft for midfielder Angela Salem and defender Katherine Reynolds.[4]
  4. Portland Thorns Western New York Flash. April 5, 2014: The Western New York Flash acquired defenders Kat Williamson and Courtney Wetzel and a first-round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft from Portland Thorns FC. In exchange, Thorns FC received defender Sarah Huffman and a player to be named later.[5]
  5. FC Kansas City Chicago Red Stars. March 31, 2014: FC Kansas City acquired defender Amy LePeilbet in a trade with the Chicago Red Stars. In return, Chicago receives FC Kansas City’s first round draft pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft and one of the team’s international roster spots for 2014 and 2015 seasons.[6]
  6. Seattle Reign FC Boston Breakers Chicago Red Stars. November 18, 2013: Seattle Reign FC acquired forward Sydney Leroux from the Boston Breakers in exchange for midfielder Kristie Mewis, goalkeeper Michelle Betos and the Reign’s first-round and second-round selections in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[7] January 16, 2015: Boston Breakers sent the 9th pick and the 11th pick to Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the rights to midfielder Stephanie McCaffrey.[8]

Round 2:

  1. Houston Dash Sky Blue FC. December 12, 2014: Houston Dash sent the 10th pick and the 28th pick to Sky Blue FC in exchange for the 13th pick, 31st pick, and the rights to midfielder Ashley Nick.[9]
  2. Boston Breakers Chicago Red Stars. January 16, 2015: Boston Breakers sent the 9th pick and the 11th pick to Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the rights to midfielder Stephanie McCaffrey.[10]
  3. Western New York Flash FC Kansas City. February 20, 2014: FC Kansas City sent an international roster slot to Western New York Flash for 2014 and 2015 in exchange for their second round draft pick in the 2015 College Draft.[11]
  4. Sky Blue FC Houston Dash Portland Thorns Washington Spirit. December 12, 2014: Houston Dash sent the 10th pick and the 28th pick to Sky Blue FC in exchange for the 13th pick, 31st pick, and the rights to midfielder Ashley Nick.[12] January 16, 2015: Portland Thorns FC acquired the 13th pick and a 2nd round pick in 2016 from Houston Dash in exchange for player to be named later.[13] January 16, 2015: Washington Spirit acquired the 13th pick and a 2nd round pick in 2016 from the Portland Thorns FC for Jodie Taylor[14]
  5. Chicago Red Stars Portland Thorns FC Boston Breakers. January 13, 2014: Chicago Red Stars acquired Karina LeBlanc from the Portland Thorns FC in exchange for their 2015 College Draft second-round selection.[15] January 17, 2014: Portland Thorns FC traded the 7th pick in the 4th round of the 2014 NWSL College Draft and their 2nd round pick in the 2015 college draft to Boston Breakers for Michelle Betos.[16]
  6. Washington Spirit Seattle Reign FC. March 18, 2013: Washington Spirit acquired FC Bayern Munich defender Niki Cross via a trade with Seattle Reign FC. In exchange, Seattle Reign FC will receive the Spirit’s second-round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[17]
  7. Portland Thorns FC Seattle Reign FC FC Kansas City. December 10, 2013: Portland Thorns FC acquired defender Nikki Marshall and the No. 9 pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft from Seattle Reign FC in exchange for Portland’s No. 6 pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft and a second-round pick in the 2015 Draft.[18] November 12, 2014: FC Kansas City sent Merritt Mathias to Seattle Reign FC in exchange for Kate Deines and the 16th (2nd round) and 26th (3rd round) overall draft picks.[19]
  8. Seattle Reign FC Boston Breakers Western New York Flash. November 18, 2013: Seattle Reign FC acquired forward Sydney Leroux from the Boston Breakers in exchange for midfielder Kristie Mewis, goalkeeper Michelle Betos and the Reign’s first-round and second-round selections in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[20] November 3, 2014: Boston Breakers traded the 18th pick in the 2nd round of the 2015 NWSL College Draft to Western New York Flash for Amy Barczuk.[21]

Round 3:

  1. Houston Dash FC Kansas City Washington Spirit. July 9, 2014: Houston Dash acquired forward Melissa Henderson from FC Kansas City in exchange for their third round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[22] January 16, 2015: Washington Spirit acquired the 19th overall pick from FC Kansas City in exchange for two second round picks in 2016.[23]
  2. Washington Spirit Boston Breakers. June 18, 2014: Washington Spirit sent defender Bianca Sierra and their third and fourth round picks in the 2015 NWSL College Draft to the Boston Breakers in exchange for Lisa De Vanna and a 2014 international roster spot.[24]
  3. Portland Thorns FC Sky Blue FC. January 14, 2015: Portland Thorns FC acquired the rights to defender Kendall Johnson from Sky Blue FC in exchange for the 25th and 34th overall selections in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[25]
  4. FC Kansas City Seattle Reign FC FC Kansas City. December 5, 2013: FC Kansas City acquired forward Liz Bogus and the 17th overall selection in the 2014 NWSL College Draft from Seattle Reign FC in exchange for the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft and FC Kansas City's third round pick in the 2015 College Draft.[26] November 12, 2014: FC Kansas City sent Merritt Mathias to Seattle Reign FC in exchange for Kate Deines and the 16th (2nd round) and 26th (3rd round) overall draft picks.[27]
  5. Seattle Reign FC Boston Breakers Chicago Red Stars. October 23, 2013: Seattle Reign FC sent their 3rd round picks in the 2014 and 2015 NWSL College Draft to the Boston Breakers in exchange for midfielder Mariah Nogueira.[28] October 29, 2013: Chicago Red Stars acquired the rights to defender Casey Short and a third round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft from the Boston Breakers in exchange for the 11th overall pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft.[29]

Round 4:

  1. Houston Dash Sky Blue FC. December 12, 2014: Houston Dash sent the 10th pick and the 28th pick to Sky Blue FC in exchange for the 13th pick, 31st pick, and the rights to midfielder Ashley Nick.[30]
  2. Western New York Flash Washington Spirit. March 3, 2014: Washington Spirit acquired midfielder Veronica Perez and a fourth round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft from Western New York Flash in exchange for an international roster spot for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[31]
  3. Sky Blue FC Houston Dash. December 12, 2014: Houston Dash sent the 10th pick and the 28th pick to Sky Blue FC in exchange for the 13th pick, 31st pick, and the rights to midfielder Ashley Nick.[32]
  4. Washington Spirit Boston Breakers. June 18, 2014: Washington Spirit sent defender Bianca Sierra and their third and fourth round picks in the 2015 NWSL College Draft to the Boston Breakers in exchange for Lisa De Vanna and a 2014 international roster spot.[33]
  5. Portland Thorns FC Sky Blue FC. January 14, 2015: Portland Thorns FC acquired the rights to defender Kendall Johnson from Sky Blue FC in exchange for the 25th and 34th overall selections in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[34]

References

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  2. "BREAKERS TRADE FOR FORWARD LISA DE VANNA". Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  3. "4TH PICK, EDDY TO WNY FLASH". Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  4. "FLASH ACQUIRE ANGELI AND PICK IN 2015 NWSL COLLEGE DRAFT". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  5. "FLASH ACQUIRE WILLIAMSON, WETZEL AND DRAFT PICK FROM PORTLAND". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  6. "FC KANSAS CITY TRADES FOR AMY LEPEILBET". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  7. "REIGN ACQUIRE SYDNEY LEROUX IN TRADE". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
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  14. NWSL (January 16, 2015). "Tweet Number 556121951727812608". Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  15. "Red Stars Acquire Canadian International Karina LeBlancaccessdate=2017-01-24".
  16. "SPIRIT SELECT CRYSTAL DUNN WITH FIRST OVERALL PICK". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  17. "SPIRIT ACQUIRE DEFENDER NIKI CROSS". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  18. "Thorns Acquire Defender Nikki Marshall In Trade". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  19. "FC KANSAS CITY ACQUIRE DEINES, DRAFT PICKS FROM REIGN FC". Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  20. "Reign Acquire Sydney Leroux In Trade". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  21. "BREAKERS ACQUIRE AMY BARCZUK FROM FLASH". Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  22. "DASH ACQUIRE FORWARD MELISSA HENDERSON". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  23. NWSL (January 16, 2015). "Tweet Number 556130579771842560". Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  24. "BREAKERS ACQUIRE BIANCA SIERRA FROM SPIRIT". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  25. "THORNS FC ACQUIRE KENDALL JOHNSON FROM SKY BLUE FC". Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  26. "LIZ BOGUS TRADED TO FC KANSAS CITY". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  27. "FC KANSAS CITY ACQUIRE DEINES, DRAFT PICKS FROM REIGN FC". Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  28. "MARIAH NOGUEIRA TRADED TO SEATTLE REIGN FC". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  29. "BOSTON BREAKERS TRADE CASEY SHORT TO CHICAGO RED STARS". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  30. "HOUSTON DASH ACQUIRE RIGHTS TO MIDFIELDER ASHLEY NICK". Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  31. "SPIRIT ACQUIRE MIDFIELDER VERONICA PEREZ". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  32. "HOUSTON DASH ACQUIRE RIGHTS TO MIDFIELDER ASHLEY NICK". Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  33. "BREAKERS ACQUIRE BIANCA SIERRA FROM SPIRIT". Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  34. "THORNS FC ACQUIRE KENDALL JOHNSON FROM SKY BLUE FC". Retrieved January 14, 2015.

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