KANSAS CITY, Kan. — With five picks in the 2022 NWSL Draft, the KC Current are hoping the players they brought in can add to the team that they are building.
Round 1, Pick 7: forward Elyse Bennett, Washington State: led the Cougars with 10 goals in 2021, United Soccer Coaches Second Team All-American
Round 2, Pick 17: midfielder Chardonnay Curran, Oregon: broke Oregon record for most games played, Finished career with seven goals, seven assists (21 points) and 82 shots.
Round 4, Pick 41: defender Jenna Winebrenner, TCU/Park Hill High, First-Team United Soccer Coaches Association All-Midwest Region, First Team All-Big 12, instrumental in guiding TCU to its first-ever tournament title, earning Tournament Defensive MVP honors.
Round 4, Pick 43: defender Izzy Rodriguez, Ohio State, three-time All-Big Ten honoree and was the 2020 Big Ten Defender of the Year, three-time United Soccer Coaches All-Region honoree