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Minagawa-Webster Selected In Fourth Round Of MLS Draft
 
 
 
John Minagawa-Webster was drafted by the Kansas City Wizards to become the first Spartan ever selected in the MLS draft.
 
John Minagawa-Webster was drafted by the Kansas City Wizards to become the first Spartan ever selected in the MLS draft.
 
 

Jan. 14, 2005

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State men's soccer forward John Minagawa-Webster (Monroe, Mich.) was selected with the 11th pick in the fourth round (47th pick overall) of the MLS SuperDraft by the Kansas City Wizards on Friday, Jan. 14 in Baltimore, Md. He becomes the first Spartan selected in the 10-year history of the draft.

In 2004, Minagawa-Webster ranked second on the team in goals (9) and points (27) and tied for the team lead with nine assists. A two-time All-Big Ten selection, he finished his career with 25 goals, 17 assists and 67 points.

The Wizards finished 2004 with a 14-9-7 record and advanced to the MLS Cup, where they lost to DC United, 3-2.

 

 

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