Portland picked two players in the Supplemental Draft and passed on their last two picks.
Portland had four picks, one in each of the four rounds, in the supplemental draft and selected a goalkeeper, a forward and passed on their final two picks. Here are their two picks:
David Meves GK
Played at Akron University Under Caleb Porter and ended his college career as the NCAA leader in shutouts and minutes played. His Goals Against Average places him 5th on the all time list and is Akron's career win leader with 77. Was also a member of US U-17 and U-18 Youth Teams.
MLS Superdraft Bio:
A goalkeeper whose career numbers speak for themselves: the NCAA's all-time leader in shutouts and minutes played with the fifth-best goals-against-average ever.
What Scouts Say: "Makes big saves ... Solid, steady and level-headed ... He's a winner ... Good demeanor and work rate and very intelligent with his positioning ... Doesn't make many mistakes and doesn't make it easy on forwards to score ... But feet are not good enough ... Has improved in each of his years in college, but his feet remain a question. They're not quick, but his distribution has gotten better ... Range is good, but not great ... He's very good positionally, very sound and doesn't overplay things ... He hasn't had to face many shots and sometimes he's not involved in a game, but he has the ability to stay focused and make the big save ... Doesn't get tested, but to do what he's done in college socccer you have to have quality ... Good all-around 'keeper who deserves a shot."
College (Akron): Finished his career as the NCAA's all-time leader for shutouts (54) and minutes played (8,608) ... His four-year goals-against-average (GAA) of 0.50 is the lowest mark in school history and tied for fifth-best on the NCAA's all-time list ... He is also Akron's career leader in wins (77) ... He was the backbone of a 2010 unit that matched an NCAA record with 11 straight shutouts ... Broke school records for shutouts (17), fewest goals allowed (7), goals-against-average (0.28), minutes played (2,252) and wins (23) as a freshman in 2009 ... As a freshman he also broke Akron's single-season shutout record of 14, originally set in 2005 (Evan Bush) ... All-MAC first team in 2010 and 2012.
U.S. National Team: Member of U-18 and U-17 U.S. youth national teams.
Club: Competed in US Soccer's Development Academy
High School: Christian Liberty Academy
Personal: Parents are Mark and Lois Meves ... has two older brothers, Greg and Scott.
Chris is a striker who played in DC United's academy system before attending Ohio State university and could have been signed to a HGP Contract by DC united. Chris started 58 out of a possible 60 games during his college career and scored 18 goals with 11 assists.
Ohio State Bio and stats:
At a glance: Made an immediate impact as a freshman as one of two rookies to start every game ... Has now started 58 of 60 career games ... Good size and strength at striker ... Can be a threat off both feet.
As a junior (2011): One of four Buckeyes to start all 19 games ... Named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Year after leading the conference with 0.47 goals per game ... Scored a team-high nine goals, earning 18 total points ... Picked up second team NSCAA All-Region and first team OCSA All-Ohio recognition ... Secured Big Ten Player of the Week honors after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime vs. Michigan (Sept. 25) ... Recorded multiple goal games on two occasions - vs. Hartwick (Sept. 16) and vs. Northwestern (Oct. 9) ... Recognized with the team's Most Valuable Player award at the season ending awards banquet ... Also earned a spot on the Coastal Carolina Classic All-Tournament Team along with OSU teammates Omar Vallejo and Matt Lampson.
As a sophomore (2010): Played in all 20 games, starting 18 of them ... finished third on the team in scoring with three goals and four assists earning a total of 10 points ... scored the game-winning goal in the season opener vs. College of Charleston ... took 49 shots, 14 of which were on goal ... named an Academic All-Big Ten selection.
As a freshman (2009): One of five Buckeyes to start all 21 games ... Earned a spot on the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Named to the All-Rookie Team of the season for TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Finished third on the team in scoring with three goals and four assists ... Scored his first collegiate goal vs. Hartford (Sept. 11) ... Scored both goals in the Buckeyes' 2-1 win over Butler (Sept. 18), the first loss of the season for the Bulldogs ... Led all rookies in assists (4), shots (35), and shots on goal (18).
DC United U17: Led the MLS Cup Tournament in scoring in 2007 ... Led team to MLS championship in 2007 ... Scored a pair of goals in the SUM-17 International Tournament in Spain in 2008 ... Helped team capture first victory by an American team in the SUM-17 International Tournament.
DeMatha Catholic H.S.: Named to the first team All-Met (DC, Maryland, Virginia) ... Garnered the 2009 WCAC Coaches' Player of the Year award ... 2009 ESPN Gatorade Player of the Year Candidate ... Scored 25 goals and added five assists senior year.
Personal: Son of Fidel and Yolana Hegngi ... Siblings include Beatrice and Parnell ... Worked with the DC United kids soccer camp ... Enjoys music, reading, and drawing ... Hopes to play professional soccer and start own marketing business ... Brother, Parnell played two years at Ohio State (2010-11) after transferring from St. Francis (Pa.).
SEASON GP-GS G A PTS SH SHOT% SOG SOG% YC-RC GW PK-ATT 2009 21 - 21 3 4 10 35 .086 18 .167 2 - 0 1 0 - 0 2010 20 - 18 3 4 10 49 .061 14 .214 1 - 0 1 0 - 0 2011 19 - 19 9 0 18 66 .136 26 .346 2 - 0 3 3 - 3 2012 19 - 19 3 3 9 61 .049 25 .120 0 - 0 1 0 - 1 TOTAL 79 - 77 18 11 47 211 .085 83 .217 5 - 0 6 3 - 4
What do you think and does this show that Jake Gleeson is on thin ice?