NC State

MSOC: Sporting KC drafts Alex Martinez

Posted January 21, 2014

N.C. State Logo

NC State's Alex Martinez was selected in the third round of the MLS SuperDraft on Tuesday, by Sporting Kansas City with the 57th overall pick.

"We're pleased for Alex and our program," said NC State head coach Kelly Findley. "Alex has worked hard and progressed over the last two years. We're excited to see what he does with this opportunity. We expect nothing but continued success from him."

Martinez, a two-year starter for the Wolfpack after transferring from High Point, earned a spot on the All-ACC third team with eight assists and a pair of goals in 2013. That campaign followed a junior season that saw Martinez become the first Wolfpacker to record double-digit goals and assists since 1991.

Martinez is the is the first Wolfpack player to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft since Tyler Lassiter in 2011. The Pack has had a handful of former players drafted through the years, including the pair of Aaron King and John Queeley both selected in 2006. Other recent selections include Korede Aiyegbusi in 2010, Haddon Kirk in 2007, and El Hadj Cisse in 2008.

Comments

Please to add a comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • ACC: NC State at Georgia Tech

    Tomorrow at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Arkansas at Florida

    Tomorrow at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Tomorrow at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Big 10: Michigan at Michigan State

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NHL: Hurricanes vs. St. Louis

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC: NC State at Georgia Tech

    Tomorrow at 12:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • NHL: Hurricanes at NY Rangers

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • Super Bowl: Seattle vs. New England

    Sunday at 6:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
7:00pm Tonight
CAR
STL
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
MIN
7:30pm Tonight
BOS
HOU
7:30pm Tonight
ATL
POR
7:30pm Tonight
CLE
SAC
7:30pm Tonight
BRK
TOR
8:00pm Tonight
MIA
DAL
8:00pm Tonight
NOP
LAC
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
PHO
CHI
6:00pm Tonight
PRIN
HARV
 
7:00pm Tonight
CORN
BRO
 
7:00pm Tonight
PENN
DART
 
7:00pm Tonight
NIAG
MAR
 
7:00pm Tonight
CAN
QUIN
 
7:00pm Tonight
MAN
SIENA
 
8:00pm Tonight
WILL
IUPUI
 
8:00pm Tonight
FAIR
MON
 
8:00pm Tonight
ARST
OREG
8:00pm Tonight
CLMB
YALE
 
10:00pm Tonight
BUF
KSU
 
10:00pm Tonight
ARZ
ORST
7:00pm Tonight
NJD
PIT
7:00pm Tonight
CAR
STL
9:00pm Tonight
COL
NAS
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
BUF
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
CHI