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Sporting selects Washington midfielder Jaret Townsend and Virginia Tech defender James Kasak in 2020 MLS SuperDraft

Sporting Kansas City selected two college seniors in the third and fourth rounds of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft on Monday, taking University of Washington midfielder Jaret Townsend with the No. 58 overall pick and Virginia Tech University defender James Kasak at No. 84 overall.

Townsend and Kasak comprise Sporting’s 2020 draft class after the club had zero picks in the first two rounds, which took place last Thursday. The duo will now join Sporting for the team’s 2020 preseason, presented by Children’s Mercy. Manager Peter Vermes’ side will spend both legs of preseason training in Arizona, first from Jan.