Press Release

WPS General Draft Results

Monday, October 06, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 6, 2008) – The WPS General Draft was conducted on Monday, Oct. 6. and consisted of four rounds of selections of international and domestic players for all seven WPS teams.

Watch a recap of the draft and a discussion of WPS with the Washington Freedom's Abby Wambach and Bay Area's Leslie Osborne on Fox Soccer Channel’s Fox Football Fone-In with Nick Webster and Steve Cohen live starting at 8pm ET / 5pm PT on Monday, Oct. 6.

WPS General Draft Results

Round One

Player (College)


1.    Washington Freedom

Sarah Huffman  (Virginia)


2.    Bay Area

Jill Oakes (UCLA)


3.    Washington Freedom

Becky Sauerbrunn (Virginia)

(via trade with St. Louis on Sept. 24)

4.    Boston Breakers

Amy LePeilbet (Arizona St.)


5.    Los Angeles

Karina LeBlanc (Nebraska)


6.    Chicago Red Stars

Danesha Adams (UCLA)


7.    Sky Blue FC

Cori Alexander (Portland)


Round Two



8.    Sky Blue FC

Keeley Dowling  (Tennessee)


9.    Chicago Red Stars

Ella Masar (Illinois)


10.  Los Angeles

Kendall Fletcher (UNC)


11.  Boston Breakers

Nancy Augustyniak Goffi (Clemson)


12.  Los Angeles

Christie Welsh (Penn State)

(via trade with St. Louis on Sept. 24)

13.  Bay Area

Kandace Wilson (Cal St. Fullerton)


14.  St. Louis

India Trotter (Florida St.)

(via trade with the Washington Freedom on Sept. 24)

Round Three



15.  St. Louis

Angie Woznuk (Portland)

(via trade with the Washington Freedom on Sept. 24)

16.  Bay Area

Liz Bogus (Arizona St.)


17.  Washington Freedom

Lori Lindsey (Virginia)

(via trade with St. Louis on Sept. 24)

18.  Boston Breakers

Sue Weber (Hofstra)


19.  Los Angeles

Manya Makoski (Arizona St.)


20.  Chicago Red Stars

Marian Dalmy (Santa Clara)


21.  Sky Blue FC

Kacey White (UNC)


Round Four



22.   Sky Blue FC

Jenny Anderson-Hammond (Clemson)


23.   Chicago Red Stars

Ifeoma Dieke (Florida Int’l)


24.   St. Louis

Joanna Lohman (Penn State)

(via trade with Los Angeles on Sept. 24)

25.   Boston Breakers

Kristin Luckenbill (Dartmouth)


26.   St. Louis

Amanda Cinalli (Notre Dame)


27.   Bay Area

Tracy Hamm (Cal Berkeley)


28.   Washington Freedom

Emily Janss (Maryland)


NOTE: Each of the seven teams had four picks. The order was established based on a lottery done at the Board of Governors meeting on September 15, 2008 prior to the U.S. National Team allocation on September 17. The order was 1-7, 7-1, 1-7, 7-1.  The WPS General Draft was open to both domestic and international players.

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