Joel Rydstrand MLS SuperDraft 2019-01-11
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Seattle Sounders select Creighton midfielder Joel Rydstrand in second round of MLS SuperDraft 2019

The Seattle Sounders selected Creighton midfielder Joel Rydstrand on Friday with the 20th pick of the second round (44th overall) of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft.

Rydstrand, 23, is a native of Almunge, Sweden, and played within the IK Sirius organization. He finished his college career with seven goals and 23 assists in 81 matches and was the 2018 Big East Midfielder of the Year.

The Sounders selected U.S. Air Force Academy midfielder Tucker Bone with their first selection in the first round.