Austin FC selects Daniel Pereira first in MLS SuperDraft

2:23 PM ETJeff CarlisleU.S. soccer correspondent

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Expansion club Austin FC selected Daniel Pereira, a midfielder from Virginia Tech, first in the MLS SuperDraft, with Wake Forest forward Calvin Harris taken second by FC Cincinnati.

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Pereira, a 20-year-old from Roanoke, Virginia, had six goals and 26 assists across two seasons for the Hokies.

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