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Sounders select UCLA's Estrada in MLS draft

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SEATTLE - The Seattle Sounders have selected UCLA forward David Estrada with their first pick in the MLS SuperDraft.

Estrada was taken with the 11th overall pick in Thursday's draft in Philadelphia. Estrada scored 22 goals and had 14 assists in his career with the Bruins.

He jumped on to the scene as a freshman, going from being a walk-on to being named the national freshman of the year by one publication. Estrada scored 12 goals his first season at UCLA, then had three goals and seven assists as a senior in 2009.  

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