Two former Creighton soccer players selected in the 2020 MLS draft

Creighton's Luke Haakenson scored five goals for the Jays during the 2019 season.

Former Creighton men’s soccer players Luke Haakenson and Younes Boudadi were selected during the fourth round of the MLS SuperDraft on Monday.

Nashville SC selected Haakenson with the second pick of the fourth round (80th overall), while LAFC picked Boudadi with the 24th pick of the fourth round (102nd overall).

Haakenson and Boudadi earned All-Big East second team honors following this past season. Haakenson ranked second on the team with five goals. He finished with 12 career goals, including seven game-winners.

Boudadi, a defender, tied for the team lead with four assists and ranked third on the Bluejays in minutes played.

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