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Carlos Alvarez Shining at MLS Combine

Jan. 14, 2013

Mock MLS Draft

Alvarez and Chivas USA

Video Highlights Below!

STORRS, Conn. - UConn senior Carlos Alvarez has established himself as one of the top attacking midfielders at the MLS Combine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Combine leads up to the 2013 SuperDraft that will take place on January 17 in Indianapolis (12 p.m. ET).

The first-overall selection will be broadcast live on ESPN SportsCenter at noon ET. Fans will then be able to watch the entire draft live on ESPN3, ESPNFC,, MLS club websites and YouTube.

Alvarez has been rumored to go as high as No. 2 overall to Chivas USA. Chivas is based out of Carson, Calif. a suburb of Alvarez’s home town of Los Angeles. CLICK HERE to read a story on Alvarez and his connection to Chivas USA.

CLICK HERE for a mock MLS Draft conducted at that has Alvarez going No. 2, No. 9 or No. 11.  The latest mock draft also has UConn senior Jossimar Sanchez being drafted No. 30 by the Colorado Rapids as the 11th pick in the second round.



On the first day of the MLS Combine, Alvarez tallied a goal and an assist in his team’s first game. Below are highlights of Alvarez at the MLS Combine.

UConn had two first round draft picks in 2012 with Andrew Jean-Baptiste drafted No. 8 to the Portland Timbers as the first defender taken and Tony Cascio going to the Colorado Rapids at No. 14.

The Huskies have had 24 student-athletes selected in the MLS SuperDraft since the league’s inception in 1996, including eight first round selections.