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POY Alumni: Wenger top pick in MLS draft

January, 13, 2012
POY Alumni, Andrew Wenger, PennsylvaniaGetty ImagesNo. 1 overall pick Andrew Wenger speaks to the media at the MLS SuperDraft, just three years after capturing 2008-09 Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys Soccer Player of the Year honors.
Major League Soccer and the Women’s Professional Soccer league held their annual drafts this week, and there were six former Gatorade Soccer Players of the Year selected in each draft.

Andrew Wenger, the 2008-09 Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys Soccer Player of the Year, was the first pick in Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft by the expansion Montreal Impact. Wenger just completed his junior year at Duke University and was named the 2011 MAC Hermann Trophy winner after tallying 17 goals and eight assists.

Wenger was joined in the first round by four fellow former Gatorade winners.

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