Jan. 10, 2009
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Doug DeMartin and Dave Hertel are currently competing in the 2009 adidas Major League Soccer Combine in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 65 Division I seniors were selected to compete in the pre-draft event which is running from Jan. 9-13.
DeMartin and Hertel each earned All-Big Ten First Team honors this season and helped MSU to both the regular season and Big Ten Tournament titles. DeMartin, a second-team All-America selection, was named Big Ten Player of the Year and scored 17 goals and 37 points this season.
Hertel, a defender, started 65 games in his career for the Green and White.
The 2009 MLS draft will take place Jan. 15, 2009 in St. Louis, Mo. The first hour of the draft will be broadcast live on ESPN2 at 2 p.m. EST.