Former Michigan State men’s soccer defender Kevin Cope was selected 25th overall by the Philadelphia Union in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft on Thursday. Today, Kevin joins Corner Kick reporter Brooks Laimbeer in an exclusive post-draft audio interview. Former Spartan standout and current member of the MLS’ Portland Timbers Rauwshan McKenzie as well as Michigan State men’s soccer assistant coach Ben Pirmann join in on the post-draft conversations.
Cope is the second-highest & eighth overall drafted #Spartan. Read the full story at http://t.co/PRqGmBo4hz #GoGreenGoForth
— MSU Men’s Soccer (@MSUmsoccer) January 16, 2014
Union use No. 25 pick on Michigan State’s Kevin Cope. THAT, my friends, is a good pick. Cope was, for me, the No. 3 CB in the draft. #Steal
— Ives Galarcep (@SoccerByIves) January 16, 2014
Well, somehow my account became verified and it’s no doubt because of the crazy amount of support I’ve gotten from all the @PhilaUnion fans!
— Kevin Cope (@Kevin_Cope) January 18, 2014
Brooks Laimbeer is a multimedia journalist for Impact Sports.
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