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Dumas Selected 48th Overall In 2020 MLS SuperDraft

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – University of Notre Dame men’s soccer left back Felicien Dumas has joined the ranks of Irish standouts to be drafted into MLS. Dumas was selected as the 48th overall pick (second round) by New York City FC on Thursday in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft.

The selection of Dumas extended the total number of Notre Dame MLS picks to 37 in program history (first selection came in 1997), including 24 players that have been chosen during the draft’s opening two rounds (10 in the first round). McCabe is the first Irish player to be selected by NYCFC.

Dumas thrived in multiple positions for the Irish during the 2019 season, splitting time between defense and midfield positions. The left-footed captain earned two ACC Defensive Player of the Week honors throughout the season and has wreaked havoc on opposing teams defenses with his set pieces. Dumas scored three goals from free kicks this season and added six assists while also playing a key role in defense.

Dumas finishes his Irish career with 60 appearances over the course of four seasons at Notre Dame. The defender recorded seven goals and 20 assists and helped the Irish reach the NCAA Championships in all four seasons.

NOTRE DAME ALL-TIME MLS DRAFT SELECTIONS (SINCE 1997)

2020 SUPERDRAFT

Felicien Dumas (D)
New York City FC – Second Round – 48th overall selection

2019 SUPERDRAFT

Tommy McCabe (M)
FC Cincinnati – Second Round – 29th overall selection

2018 SUPERDRAFT

Jon Gallagher (F)
Atlanta United FC – First Round – 14th overall selection

2017 SUPERDRAFT

Brandon Aubrey (D)
Toronto FC – First Round – 21st overall selection

2016 SUPERDRAFT

Max Lachowecki (D)
Real Salt Lake – Second Round – 25th overall selection

Patrick Hodan (M)
San Jose Earthquakes – Second Round – 28th overall selection

Vince Cicciarelli (F)
Columbus Crew – Third Round – 60th overall selection

2015 SUPERDRAFT

Nick Besler (M)
Portland Timbers – First Round – 5th overall selection

2014 SUPERDRAFT

Grant Van De Casteele (D)
Colorado Rapids – First Round – 19th overall selection

Harrison Shipp (F)
Was not drafted because he signed with the Chicago Fire as a Homegrown Player

2013 SUPERDRAFT

Ryan Finley (F)
Columbus Crew – First Round – 9th overall selection

Dillon Powers (M)
Colorado Rapids – First Round – 11th overall selection

2013 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

Adam Mena (M)
Vancouver Whitecaps – First Round – 10th overall selection

Michael Rose (M)
Vancouver Whitecaps – First Round – 11th overall selection

2012 SUPERDRAFT

Aaron Maund (D)
Toronto FC – First Round – 12th overall selection

Brendan King (M)
Portland Timbers -Second Round – 27th overall selection

2012 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

Greg Klazura (D)
Vancouver Whitecaps – Second Round – 21st overall selection

2011 SUPERDRAFT

Jeb Brovsky (F/M)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC – Second Round – 19th overall selection

Bilal Duckett (D)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC -Third Round – 37th overall selection

Steven Perry (F)
New England Revolution – Third Round – 39th overall selection

2011 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

Philip Tuttle (G)
San Jose Earthquakes – Second Round – 33rd overall selection

2010 SUPERDRAFT

Bright Dike (F)
Columbus Crew – First Round – 12th overall selection

Michael Thomas (M)
San Jose Earthquakes – Second Round – 19th overall selection

Justin Morrow (D)
San Jose Earthquakes – Second Round – 28th overall selection

2009 SUPERDRAFT

Matt Besler (D)
Kansas City Wizards – First Round – 8th overall selection

Jack Traynor (D)
New York Red Bulls – Second Round – 29th overall selection

2008 SUPERDRAFT

Ryan Miller (D)
Columbus Crew – Third Round – 31st overall selection

Joseph Lapira (F)
Toronto FC – Third Round – 35th overall selection

2007 SUPERDRAFT

Greg Dalby (M)
Colorado Rapids – Second Round – 17th overall selection

Nate Norman (M)
Chicago Fire – Second Round – 21st overall selection

2005 SUPERDRAFT

Jack Stewart (D)
Chicago Fire – First Round – 10th overall selection

Kevin Goldthwaite (M/D)
San Jose Earthquake – Second Round – 17th overall selection

Chris Sawyer (G)
Kansas City Wizards – Second Round – 24th overall selection

2004 SUPERDRAFT

Kevin Richards (D)
Colorado Rapids – Fourth Round – 35th overall selection

Justin Detter (M/F)
Kansas City Wizards – Fifth Round – 47th overall selection

1999 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

Ryan Turner (F)
Kansas City – Second Round – 14th overall selection

1997 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

Dan Stebbins (F)
Dallas – First Round – 4th overall selection