Zips' Darren Mattocks selected second overall in MLS Draft - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Zips' Darren Mattocks selected second overall in MLS Draft

Mattocks selected second overall in MLS Draft Mattocks selected second overall in MLS Draft

Former Akron Zips striker Darren Mattocks was selected second overall by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS Draft on Thursday.

Mattocks scored 21 goals in 22 games for the Zips last season and was a semi-finalist for the Herrmann Trophy, which is awarded to the nation's best collegiate soccer player.  He also was a member of the All-MAC first team and the MAC Player of the Year in 2011.

Mattocks, native of Portmore, Jamaica, is part of the player pool for the Jamaican Olympic team.

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