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The Houston Dynamo enter tomorrow's 2016 MLS SuperDraft with one pick in the first two rounds of the four-round draft and two selections overall. The Dynamo traded their first-round (No. 6 overall) selection to the Philadelphia Union on December 7 in exchange for midfielders Cristian Maidana and Andrew Wenger


The club holds the sixth pick in the second round and again in the third, No. 26 overall and No. 47 overall.  The draft, held at the Baltimore Convention Center ballroom, will begin at Noon CST and will be streamed live online at MLSsoccer.com.


Last year, Houston selected midfielder Zach Steinberger out of Butler University with the No. 8 overall selection. The club also selected defender Oumar Ballo out of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (30th overall) and midfielder Rob Lovejoy from North Carolina (36th overall) in the second round and defender Taylor Hunter (49th overall) in the third.


Four current Dynamo players were acquired by Houston via the SuperDraft. Forward Will Bruin, who set a franchise record with 16 goals in all competitions in 2012 and ranks second in club history with 53 career goals across all competitions, was a first-round pick (11th overall) the 2011 draft.


Lovejoy saw action in 17 games with two starts and scored one goal with one assist in his rookie campaign.  Steinberger made three appearances as a rookie last season and spent time on loan with Indy Eleven in the NASL; and Hunter appeared in one game with the Dynamo and spent time on loan with the Colorado Springs Switchbacks in USL.