2019 NWSL College Draft

The 2019 NWSL College Draft was held on January 10, 2019 at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

2019 NWSL College Draft
General information
SportSoccer
Date(s)January 10, 2019
Time12:00 PM ET
LocationChicago, Illinois
Overview
36 total selections
LeagueNational Women's Soccer League
First selectionTierna Davidson, Chicago Red Stars
Most selectionsSky Blue FC (8)
Fewest selectionsSeattle Reign FC (0)

Format

  • Draft order was determined by the final 2018 regular season standings.
  • Final list of registered players was released on January 9, 2019.[2]

Results

Round Pick Nat. Player Pos. NWSL Team Notes Previous Team
Round 11Tierna DavidsonDChicago Red Stars[R1 trade 1]Stanford
Round 12Hailie MaceDSky Blue FCUCLA
Round 13Jordan DiBiasiMWashington Spirit[R1 trade 2]Stanford
Round 14Samantha StaabDWashington Spirit[R1 trade 3]Clemson
Round 15Leah PruittFNorth Carolina Courage[R1 trade 4]USC
Round 16Julia AshleyDSky Blue FC[R1 trade 5]North Carolina
Round 17Tegan McGradyDWashington Spirit[R1 trade 6]Stanford
Round 18Dorian BaileyMWashington Spirit[R1 trade 7]North Carolina
Round 19Hailey HarbisonFNorth Carolina Courage[R1 trade 8]Pepperdine
Round 210Paige MonaghanFSky Blue FCButler
Round 211Julie JamesMSky Blue FC[R2 trade 1]Baylor
Round 212Ally PrisockDHouston Dash[R2 trade 2]USC
Round 213CeCe KizerFHouston DashOle Miss
Round 214Lauren MillietMNorth Carolina Courage[R2 trade 3]Colorado College
Round 215Maria SánchezFChicago Red StarsSanta Clara
Round 216Betsy BrandonMHouston Dash[R2 trade 4]Virginia
Round 217Bayley FeistMWashington Spirit[R2 trade 5]Wake Forest
Round 218Kayla McCoyFHouston Dash[R2 trade 6]Duke
Round 319Kyra CarusaFSky Blue FCGeorgetown
Round 320Bianca St. GeorgesFChicago Red Stars[R3 trade 1]West Virginia
Round 321Jazmin JackmonDHouston Dash[R3 trade 2]Oregon
Round 322Grace CutlerMHouston DashWest Virginia
Round 323Michelle MaemoneDUtah Royals FCPepperdine
Round 324Emily OgleMPortland Thorns FC[R3 trade 3]Penn State
Round 325Erin GreeningMOrlando Pride[R3 trade 4]Colorado
Round 326Kayla SharplesDChicago Red Stars[R3 trade 5]Northwestern
Round 327Madeline NolfDUtah Royals FC[R3 trade 6]Penn State
Round 428Kaylan MarckeseGSky Blue FCFlorida
Round 429Kenie WrightMSky Blue FC[R4 trade 1]Rutgers
Round 430Marisa ViggianoMOrlando PrideNorthwestern
Round 431April BockinFChicago Red Stars[R4 trade 2]Minnesota
Round 432Alexandra KimballMUtah Royals FCNorth Carolina
Round 433Hannah DavisonDChicago Red StarsNorthwestern
Round 434Sabrina FloresDSky Blue FC[R4 trade 3]Notre Dame
Round 435Jenna SzczesnyFChicago Red Stars[R4 trade 4]Loyola–Chicago
Round 436Kaycie TillmanMNorth Carolina CourageFlorida State

Trades

Round 1:

  1. Utah Royals FC Chicago Red Stars. Chicago Red Stars acquired the No. 1 overall pick and the No. 7 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from Utah Royals FC in exchange for the rights to Christen Press. Utah Royals FC received the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft when they entered the league.[1]
  2. Washington Spirit Sky Blue FC Washington Spirit. Sky Blue FC received a conditional first-round and natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from Washington Spirit in exchange for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NWSL Dispersal Draft.[1] Washington Spirit re-acquired this pick in exchange for the No. 29 overall pick, Estelle Johnson, Caprice Dydasco, and DiDi Haracic.[3]
  3. Orlando Pride Washington Spirit. Washington Spirit acquired Orlando Pride’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Aubrey Bledsoe in exchange for Shelina Zadorsky.[1]
  4. Houston Dash North Carolina Courage. North Carolina Courage acquired Houston Dash’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for two second-round picks in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Allysha Chapman.[1]
  5. Chicago Red Stars Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue FC acquired the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Chicago Red Stars' highest second-round pick in the 2020 NWSL College Draft in exchange for Katie Johnson.[4]
  6. Seattle Reign FC Orlando Pride Utah Royals FC Chicago Red Stars Washington Spirit. Washington Spirit acquired the No. 7 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the No. 20 overall pick and the club's natural first-round pick in the 2020 NWSL College Draft.[5] Chicago Red Stars acquired the No. 1 overall pick and the No. 7 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from Utah Royals FC in exchange for the rights to Christen Press. Utah Royals FC acquired the No. 7 overall pick from Orlando Pride (via Seattle Reign FC).[1]
  7. Portland Thorns FC Washington Spirit. Washington Spirit acquired Portland Thorns FC’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for a 2018 international roster spot and future considerations.[1]
  8. North Carolina Courage Seattle Reign FC North Carolina Courage. Seattle Reign FC acquired North Carolina Courage’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for Seattle’s natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Merritt Mathias.[1] North Carolina Courage re-acquired their natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for the rights to Darian Jenkins.[6]

Round 2:

  1. Washington Spirit Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue FC received a conditional first-round and natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from Washington Spirit in exchange for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NWSL Dispersal Draft.[1]
  2. Orlando Pride Houston Dash. Houston Dash acquired Orlando Pride’s natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for defender Poliana.[1]
  3. Utah Royals FC North Carolina Courage. North Carolina Courage acquired Utah Royals FC’s natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and the rights to Heather O'Reilly in exchange for Makenzy Doniak and North Carolina’s natural third-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.[1]
  4. Seattle Reign FC North Carolina Courage Houston Dash. North Carolina Courage acquired Houston Dash’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for two second-round picks in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Allysha Chapman. Seattle Reign FC acquired North Carolina Courage’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for Seattle’s natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Merritt Mathias.[1]
  5. Portland Thorns FC Washington Spirit. Washington Spirit acquired the No. 17 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from Portland Thorns FC in exchange for the No. 31 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Washington’s natural second-round pick in the 2020 NWSL College Draft.[3]
  6. North Carolina Courage Houston Dash. North Carolina Courage acquired Houston Dash’s natural first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for two second-round picks in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Allysha Chapman.[1]

Round 3:

  1. Washington Spirit Chicago Red Stars. Chicago Red Stars acquired the No. 20 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Washington Spirit's natural first-round pick in the 2020 NWSL College Draft in exchange for the No. 7 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.[5]
  2. Orlando Pride Houston Dash. Houston Dash acquired Orlando Pride’s natural third-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for Lotta Ökvist.[1]
  3. Chicago Red Stars Portland Thorns FC. Portland Thorns FC acquired the No. 24 overall pick from the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the No. 31 and No. 35 overall picks in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.[3]
  4. Seattle Reign FC Orlando Pride. Orlando Pride acquired Seattle Reign FC’s natural third-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Haley Kopmeyer in exchange for Jasmyne Spencer.[1]
  5. Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars. Chicago Red Stars acquired Portland Thorns FC’s natural third-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for the 29th pick in the 2018 NWSL College Draft.[1]
  6. North Carolina Courage Utah Royals FC. North Carolina Courage acquired Utah Royals FC’s natural second-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and the rights to Heather O'Reilly in exchange for Makenzy Doniak and North Carolina’s natural third-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.[1]

Round 4:

  1. Sky Blue FC Washington Spirit. Sky Blue FC acquired this pick, Estelle Johnson, Caprice Dydasco, and DiDi Haracic in exchange for the No. 3 overall pick.[3]
  2. Houston Dash Washington Spirit Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars. Washington Spirit acquired Houston Dash’s natural fourth-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for Tiffany Weimer.[1] Portland Thorns FC acquired the No. 31 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft and Washington Spirit’s natural second-round pick in the 2020 NWSL College Draft in exchange for the No. 17 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft. Chicago Red Stars then acquired the No. 31 and No. 35 overall picks in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from the Portland Thorns FC in exchange for the No. 24 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.[3]
  3. Seattle Reign FC Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue FC acquired Seattle Reign FC’s natural fourth-round pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft in exchange for Adriana Leon.[1]
  4. Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars. Chicago Red Stars acquired the No. 31 and No. 35 overall picks in the 2019 NWSL College Draft from the Portland Thorns FC in exchange for the No. 24 overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft.[3]

Notes

    See also

    References

    1. Purdy, Jacqueline (November 8, 2018). "2019 NWSL College Draft to take place on Jan. 10 at 12 p.m. ET". NWSL. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
    2. Purdy, Jacqueline (January 9, 2019). "Final list of players registered for the 2019 NWSL College Draft". NWSL. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
    3. Purdy, Jacqueline (January 10, 2019). "Every pick of the 2019 NWSL College Draft". NWSL. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
    4. Purdy, Jacqueline (January 9, 2019). "Katie Johnson traded from Sky Blue FC to Chicago Red Stars". NWSL. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
    5. "Washington Spirit acquires No. 7 pick in 2019 NWSL College Draft". Washington Spirit. January 9, 2019. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
    6. Balf, Celia (December 17, 2018). "Courage trade Darian Jenkins to Reign FC in exchange for 2019 first-round draft pick". NWSL. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
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