Whitecaps FC acquire third-round selection in 2014 MLS SuperDraft

'Caps pass in Re-Entry Process

Vancouver Whitecaps FC today acquired Seattle Sounders FC’s natural third-round selection in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, and in exchange, switched places with Seattle in the 2011 Re-Entry Process Stage 2 Draft order.  

Whitecaps FC were originally scheduled to select first overall in each round of the Stage 2 Draft, however, after the trade, Vancouver held the 14th selection in each round and Seattle had the opportunity to select first.

With the 14th overall selection, Whitecaps FC passed – exiting from the Re-Entry Process.

Transaction: Vancouver Whitecaps FC (MLS) – Trade first pick in all rounds of Stage 2 of the 2011 MLS Re-Entry Draft Process to Seattle Sounders FC for the 14th pick in all rounds of Stage 2 of the 2011 MLS Re-Entry Draft Process and a natural third-round pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

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About Vancouver Whitecaps FC
In 1974, Vancouver Whitecaps FC played their inaugural season in the North American Soccer League, and in 1979, the club won the NASL Soccer Bowl championship. From 1987 to 1992, as a member of the Canadian Soccer League, Vancouver won four straight CSL titles. In 2002, Whitecaps FC created a full club model that encompasses professional teams for men and women, extensive youth development and grassroots participation programs, facility development, and the Whitecaps Foundation to support specific initiatives related to health and wellness through soccer. Since 2004, Whitecaps FC have won two United Soccer Leagues First Division championships and two USL W-League championships. In 2012, Whitecaps FC will begin their second season in Major League Soccer on Bell Pitch at BC Place Stadium in downtown Vancouver.