CHICAGO - Nathan Aune of Seattle University men's soccer was picked by San Jose with the 50th pick in the 2019 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft on Monday. Aune will join Sergio Rivas on the Earthquakes' roster for the upcoming season.
Aune was the second pick of Monday's third round. The native of Arlington, Wash., became the sixth Redhawk to be chosen in the MLS Draft.
In 2018, Aune was a United Soccer Coaches All-Region Third Team choice and an All-WAC First Team pick. As a junior, he was named a United Soccer Coaches All-American and Scholar All-American.
Rivas (2019), Alex Roldan (2018), Kyle Bjornethun (2017), Sean Morris (2011), and Tom Hardy (1998) are the previous SU players to be drafted into the MLS.