Dynamo take Johnson with 13th pick of MLS draft

Dynamo take Johnson with 13th pick of MLS draft

Credit: The Houston Dynamo

Dynamo take Johnson with 13th pick of MLS draft

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by the Houston Dynamo

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Posted on January 17, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 17 at 4:21 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - With the No. 13 in pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, the Houston Dynamo selected Virginia Commonwealth University forward Jason Johnson. The 22-year-old Jamaican scored 28 goals and tallied 10 assists in his three-year career at VCU.

Johnson was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2012 after scoring 13 goals with six assists. VCU finished 12-3-5 his senior year and earned a No. 14 seed in the NCAA tournament. In addition to conference player of the year honors, Johnson was named to the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team in 2012, after earning NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team honors in 2011.

The Happy News, Jamaica native was a member of the Jamaican squad for Olympic qualifying and made his full international debut for the Reggae Boyz on Feb. 10, 2010 against Argentina.

 

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