University of Louisville senior midfielder Adam Wilson was selected 39th overall by Toronto FC in the second round of the 2019 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Friday afternoon in Chicago.

Wilson closed his collegiate career by scoring four goals, including two game-winners, with three assists in 19 matches during his final season in 2018. In his first season with the Cardinals in 2017, Wilson scored one goal and added six assists in 17 starts for the Cardinals. Prior to arriving at UofL, Wilson played two seasons at the University of Cincinnati, where he scored seven goals with 18 assists in 31 starts and appearing in 36 matches overall for the Bearcats. A native of Auchterarder, Scotland was named 2016 American Athletic Conference Midfielder of the Year and was an All-American Conference First Team honoree that season.

Last week, UofL senior forward Tate Schmitt signed an MLS homegrown contract with Real Salt Lake. Schmitt, who completed his four-year collegiate career with the Cardinals in November, has join RSL’s roster for the 2019 season.

Overall, 22 players from UofL have been chosen in the MLS SuperDraft all-time, including seven in the last three seasons. Along with the SuperDraft selections, four Cardinals have signed homegrown contracts all-time.

Louisville ended its season with an 11-5-3 record overall and ranked 16th in the final United Soccer Coaches poll following a second round loss to Michigan State in the 2018 NCAA Championship. The 2018 season was a successful one for the Cardinals, who earned the program’s first ACC Championship title with victories over Notre Dame, Wake Forest and North Carolina in a span of eight days.

Fans can follow Louisville men’s soccer on Twitter at @UofLmenssoccer and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/UofLmenssoccer.

LOUISVILLE’S ALL-TIME MLS SUPERDRAFT PICKS

2019

Adam Wilson – Toronto FC – 2nd Round – 39th overall

2018

Tim Kubel – Toronto FC – 2nd Round – 28th overall

Mohamed Thiaw – San Jose Earthquakes – 2nd Round – 35th overall

2017

Daniel Johnson – Chicago Fire – 1st Round – 11th overall

Stefan Cleveland – Chicago Fire – 2nd Round – 26th overall

Michael DeGraffenreidt – New York City FC – 3rd Round – 60th overall

Romilio Hernandez – Portland Timbers – 4th Round – 80th overall

2015

Daniel Keller – LA Galaxy – 3rd Round – 62nd overall

2014

Marlon Hairston – Colorado Rapids – 1st Round – 12th overall

Jimmy Ockford – Seattle Sounders – 2nd Round – 21st overall

2013

Andrew Farrell – New England Revolution – 1st Round – 1st overall

Paolo DelPiccolo – Montreal Impact – 2nd Round – 27th overall

Greg Cochrane – LA Galaxy – 2nd Round – 38th overall

Brock Granger – Real Salt Lake – Supplemental 3rd Round – 88th overall

2012

Nick DeLeon – DC United – 1st Round – 7th overall

Austin Berry – Chicago Fire – 1st Round – 9th overall

Colin Rolfe – Houston Dynamo – 1st Round – 18th overall

Kenney Walker – LA Galaxy – 2nd Round – 38th overall

2011

J.T. Murray – Sporting Kansas City – 2nd Round – 32nd overall

Charlie Campbell – FC Dallas – 2nd Round – 35th overall

2010

Othaniel Yanez – Columbus Crew – 4th Round – 61st overall

2004

Adrian Cann – Colorado Rapids – 1st Round – 16th overall

LOUISVILLE’S ALL-TIME MLS HOMEGROWN CONTRACT SIGNEES

2019

Tate Schmitt – Real Salt Lake

2016

Andrew Brody – Real Salt Lake

Ricardo Velazco – Real Salt Lake

2011

Aaron Horton – Columbus Crew

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Garett Wall
Assistant Sports Information DirectorBaseball | Men’s Soccer | Rowing
University of Louisville Athletics

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