2018 NWSL College Draft results

Trades dominate the day, but still plenty of talent taken

2018 NWSL College Draft results
Photo: Caitlin Buckley

While trades seemed to dominate the headlines, the 2018 NWSL College Draft kicked off the sixth season the way it has for the past four times- drafting a US player of the future. 40 players were selected over the afternoon to commence the sixth NWSL draft.

Andi Sullivan in Carson, Calif. | Photo: Brad Smith ISI Photos
Andi Sullivan in Carson, Calif. | Photo: Brad Smith ISI Photos

Round 1

1. Washington Spirit- Andi Sullivan, midfielder, Stanford

2. Boston Breakers- Savannah McCaskell, midfielder/forward, South Carolina

3. Washington Spirit- Rebecca Quinn, defender, Duke

4. Sky Blue FC- Michaela Abam, midfielder/forward, West Virginia

5. Sky Blue FC- Imani Doresy, midfielder/forward, Duke

6. Sky Blue FC (via Chicago via Houston)- Amandine Pierre-Louis, midfielder/forward, West Virginia

7. Houston Dash- Hayley Hanson, defender/midfielder/forward, Nebraska-Lincoln

8. Portland Thorns- Sandra Yu, midfielder/forward, Notre Dame

9. Portland Thorns- Gabby Seiler, midfielder/forward, Florida

10. North Carolina Courage- Frannie Crouse, midfielder/forward, Penn State

Round 2

11. Washington Spirit- Schuyler DeBree, defender/midfielder/forward, Duke

12. Houston Dash- Kimberly Keever, midfielder/forward, Washington

13. Sky Blue FC (via Chicago Red Stars)- Casey Murphy, goalkeeper, Rutgers

14. Utah Royals- Taylor Isom, defender, Brigham Young

15. Chicago Red Stars (via Sky Blue)- Emily Boyd, goalkeeper, UC Berkeley

16. Washington Spirit- Mallory Eubanks, defender/midfielder/forward, Mississippi State

17. Boston Breakers- Elizabeth Wenger, defender, Georgetown

18. Chicago Red Stars- Indigo Gibson, defender, UC Berkeley

19. Chicago Red Stars- Brianna Visalli, midfielder/forward, Pepperdine

20. North Carolina Courage- Rebecca Rasmussen, midfielder/forward, Colorado Boulder

Round 3

21. Washington Spirit- Brittany Basinger, defender, Penn State

22. Boston Breakers- Ashton Miller, midfielder, Duke

23. Orlando Pride- Nadia Gomes, forward, Brigham Young

24. Chicago Red Stars (via Houston)- Megan Buckingham, midfielder/forward, North Carolina

25. Seattle Reign (via Utah)- Allyson Haran, defender, Wake Forest

26. Washington Spirit- Maddie Huster, defender/midfielder, Wake Forest

27. Chicago Red Stars- Zoey Goralski, defender/midfielder/forward, UCLA

28. Houston Dash- Veronica Latsko, midfielder/forward, Virginia

29. Portland Thorns (via Chicago Red Stars)- Annabella Geist, goalkeeper, Oregon

30. Houston Dash- Abby Elinsky, defender/midfielder/forward, North Carolina

Round 4

31. Washington Spirit- Rachel Moore, midfielder, William & Mary

32. Boston Breakers- Joanna Boyles, midfielder, North Carolina

33. Houston Dash- Sarah Shimer, goalkeeper, Washington

34. Utah Royals- EJ Proctor, goalkeeper, Duke

35. Sky Blue FC, Kiana Palacios, midfielder/forward, UC Irvine

36. Seattle Reign- Celia Jimanez-Delgado, midfielder, Alabama

37. Chicago Red Stars- Alexa Ben, midfielder, DePaul

38. North Carolina Courage- Morgan Reid, defender, Duke

39. North Carolina Courage- Carlin Hudson, defender, Yale

40. North Carolina Courage- Ryan Williams, defender, Texas Christian