Three Men's Soccer Standouts Selected in MLS Supplemental Draft

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Three Big Ten men's soccer players were selected in the MLS Supplemental Draft, held Tuesday. Ohio State's Chris Hegngi was chosen with the 22nd pick by the Portland Timbers, Penn State's John Gallagher was picked by the Chicago Fire with the 30th selection and Indiana's Caleb Konstanski was drafted No. 68, also by the Fire.   

Hegngi played in all 79 career games, making 77 starts, and had 18 goals and 11 assists to his credit. The 2011 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and first-team selection produced career goals and points totals which are in the top 10 all-time at Ohio State, while his shots are second in program history.

Gallagher was selected as a captain for the 2012 Penn State squad that captured the program's first Big Ten regular-season championship since 2005. After transitioning to left back from midfield as a senior, Gallagher posted a career-high five points on three assists and a goal while handling set piece responsibilities on the way to earning first-team All-Big Ten honors.

Konstanski served as a team co-captain for the Hoosiers in 2012 where he helped anchor a defense that posted 12 shutouts on the season, including three-straight shutout wins over North Carolina, Creighton and Georgetown en route Indiana's record eighth College Cup title.

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