Jan. 18, 2011
STORRS, Conn. - Josh Ford of the UConn men's soccer team has been selected as the No. 11 pick in the first round of the 2011 Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft. Ford was drafted by Seattle Sounders FC as the club's first pick in the Supplemental Draft on Tuesday afternoon.
At UConn, Ford earned multiple honors during his senior year as he was named the 2010 BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year and New England Soccer News Player of the Year. He was a Soccer America Second Team MVP and an NSCAA/Performance Subaru All- America Third Team honoree.
Ford broke several goalkeeper records and left UConn as the all-time leader in career wins (54), ties (17), consecutive starts (85) and shutouts (50). He is ranked seventh in saves with 275 and seventh in least goals allowed at 43.
Ford was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team for his efforts his senior year as he recorded 11 shutouts, 12 wins and allowed only seven goals in over 1,860 minutes played.