Sky Blue FC Completes Supplemental Draft

Goalkeeper Brittany Cameron joined Sky Blue FC in Japan last spring.

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) held its 2013 Supplemental Draft on Thursday, with each NWSL club making free agent selections over six rounds. Each team submitted a list of 8-10 players to construct the list of players to be eligible for the draft. Domestic and international players were eligible for the Supplemental Draft, but each team was allowed only two international players, in addition to the international players that were previously distributed in the National Team Allocation.

Head Coach Jim Gabarra: “Going into this part of the roster building process, we looked to add some players who could really solidify some components for our team this season. We feel that we were able to do that by adding some young talent, as well as providing our team with some veteran experience.”

1st Round: Midfielder Katy Frierson, Auburn University
Frierson finished her collegiate career in the fall of 2011 as a four-time All-SEC First Team and two-time All-America selection. She is the all-time assists leader at Auburn, registering a total of 42 assists over four seasons. That mark is also the fifth best in SEC history. She also holds other Auburn records, including 89 matches played, 104 points, 11 game-winning goals, and she also ranks second with 86 matches started and 228 shots. Additionally, she sits third all-time with 31 goals. A second round pick of the Atlanta Beat in the 2012 Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) Draft, Frierson brings U.S. National Team experience to Sky Blue FC at the U-20 and U-23 level.

2nd Round: Goalkeeper Brittany Cameron, Univ. of San Diego
• Cameron is a three-year WPS veteran, reaching the league championship match in all three seasons that the league existed. She won a league title in 2010 (FC Gold Pride) and 2011 (Western New York Flash).
• The California native joined Sky Blue FC last spring when the team traveled to Japan.

3rd Round: Defender/Midfielder Coco Goodson, UC-Irvine
• Goodson started her college career at the University of Texas before transferring to UC-Irvine, leading the Anteaters to the NCAA Tournament for the first two times in program history.
• Goodson is currently playing professionally for FC Twente in the Netherlands.

4th Round: Forward Meghan Lenczyk, University of Virginia
• Lenczyk finished her college career third in school history in career goals (36), as well as sixth in career points (85) and career game-winning goals (12).
• The Virginia native was a second round selection of the Atlanta Beat in the 2012 WPS Draft.

5th Round: Defender Kandace Wilson, Cal State Fullerton
• A three-year veteran of WPS, Wilson won a league championship in both 2010 (FC Gold Pride) and 2011 (Western New York Flash).
• Wilson also won a USL W-League Championship in 2008 with the Pali Blues Soccer Club.

6th Round: Defender Allison Falk, Stanford University
• Falk scored the first goal in WPS history in 2009 as a member of the Los Angeles Sol, and she also recorded the first goal in Philadelphia Independence history in 2010.
• The Washington native was a 2010 WPS All-Star and finalist for Defender of the Year that season.

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