Jon Okafor Selected by Chivas USA in MLS SuperDraft

Providence, RI- In the Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday afternoon, Brown men's soccer player Jon Okafor (Verona, NJ) was drafted in the third round by Chivas USA.

In Okafor's four years at Brown, he played in 64 matches, scoring 14 goals and adding 12 assists. The six-foot-one midfielder led Brown to three NCAA Tournament appearances in four years, and in this past season he ranked second on the team in scoring as he helped the team to a 12-4-4 overall record.

Chivas USA took two other players in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft, first taking Zarek Valentin, a defender from the University of Akron, followed by Ecuadorian forward Victor Estupinan.