via Boston College Athletics bceagles.com
With Kyle Bekker selected as the third overall pick earlier in the day, this year's draft marks the first time in program history that two players were selected in the first round.
With the 19th overall pick in the first round of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, the two-time defending MLS champion Los Angeles Galaxy selected Eagles standout Charlie Rugg. With Bekker selected as the third overall pick earlier in the day, this year's draft marks the first time in program history that two players were selected in the first round.
2013: 19 (1). Charlie Rugg, F, LA Galaxy
2013: 3 (1). Kyle Bekker, M, Toronto FC
2009: 30 (2). Paul Gerstenberger, D, Columbus Crew
2005: 43 (4). Guy Melamed, D, Colorado Rapids
2003: 29 (3). Kyle Singer, GK, New England Revolution
2003: 48 (5). Casey Schmidt, F, Colorado Rapids
1996: 6 (1). Paul Keegan, F, New England Revolution
Rugg, a three time All-ACC first team selection, is one of the most prolific goal scorers in Boston College history. The Rosindale, Mass. product ranks fifth all-time in goals (28) and points (74). He lead the team with five goals, four assists and 14 points as a senior despite playing a shortened season due to injury.
Boston College joins Maryland and Notre Dame as the only college programs to place two players in the first round of this year's SuperDraft. #goacc
A big day for Rugg, Bekker and the Boston College men's soccer program. Congratulations Charlie!
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