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.
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LOUISVILLE’S ALL-TIME MLS SUPERDRAFT PICKS
Adam Wilson – Toronto FC – 2nd Round – 39th overall
Tim Kubel – Toronto FC – 2nd Round – 28th overall
Mohamed Thiaw – San Jose Earthquakes – 2nd Round – 35th overall
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
Daniel Keller – LA Galaxy – 3rd Round – 62nd overall
Marlon Hairston – Colorado Rapids – 1st Round – 12th overall
Jimmy Ockford – Seattle Sounders – 2nd Round – 21st overall
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
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
J.T. Murray – Sporting Kansas City – 2nd Round – 32nd overall
Charlie Campbell – FC Dallas – 2nd Round – 35th overall
Othaniel Yanez – Columbus Crew – 4th Round – 61st overall
Adrian Cann – Colorado Rapids – 1st Round – 16th overall
LOUISVILLE’S ALL-TIME MLS HOMEGROWN CONTRACT SIGNEES
Tate Schmitt – Real Salt Lake
Andrew Brody – Real Salt Lake
Ricardo Velazco – Real Salt Lake
Aaron Horton – Columbus Crew
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