Preliminary List of 145 Players Eligible For Selection
Soccer News: The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced the preliminary list of 145 players eligible for selection in the 2016 NWSL College Draft, which will take place on Friday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. (ET) at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention in Baltimore.
Registration for the 2016 NWSL College Draft will close on Thursday, Jan. 14. The draft will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center and will be open to the public.
For the preliminary list of eligible players, click here.
Below is the draft order for the 2016 NWSL College Draft. The draft order is based upon the teams’ performance at the conclusion of the 2015 regular season. Parentheses (via TEAM) is used to indicate the previous owner who traded the pick to the team to the immediate left.
|1||1||Portland Thorns FC (via ORL)|
|1||2||Portland Thorns FC ( via BOS)|
|1||3||Sky Blue FC|
|1||4||Seattle Reign FC (via WNYF)|
|1||5||Houston Dash ( via SRFC/PTFC)|
|1||8||FC Kansas City|
|1||9||Western New York Flash (CRS)|
|1||10||Portland Thorns FC (via SRFC)*|
|2||11||Western New York Flash (ORL)|
|2||12||Washington Spirit (via BOS)|
|2||13||Sky Blue FC|
|2||14||Western New York Flash|
|2||15||Orlando Pride (via FCKC/WAS/PTFC)|
|2||16||FC Kansas City (via WAS/PTFC/HOU)|
|2||17||Boston Breakers (via CRS/WAS)|
|2||18||FC Kansas City|
|2||19||Chicago Red Stars|
|2||20||Washington Spirit (via BOS/PTFC/BOS/SRFC)|
|3||21||Portland Thorns FC (ORL)|
|3||22||Chicago Red Stars (via BOS)|
|3||23||Sky Blue FC|
|3||24||Western New York Flash|
|3||25||Seattle Reign FC (via PTFC)|
|3||26||Western New York Flash (via HOU)|
|3||27||Chicago Red Stars (via WAS)|
|3||28||FC Kansas City|
|3||29||Chicago Red Stars|
|3||30||Seattle Reign FC|
|4||33||Sky Blue FC|
|4||34||Washington Spirit (via WNYF)|
|4||35||Boston Breakers (via PTFC)|
|4||36||Sky Blue FC (HOU)|
|4||38||FC Kansas City|
|4||39||Chicago Red Stars|
|4||40||Seattle Reign FC|
* = Due to future considerations these picks are not eligible to be traded.