Quakes take Ampaipitakwong with second pick

Akron midfielder won a national title in 2010

Anthony Ampaipitakwong Akron Uniform

Photo Credit: 
Ernie Aranyosi

The San Jose Earthquakes selected midfielder Anthony Ampaipitakwong with the 15th pick of the second round (33rd overal) in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Ampaipitakwong won a national title with Akron in 2010 where he earned a reputation as a crafty playmaker.

The Quakes traded their first pick (No. 15 overall) and allocation money for Columbus Crew forward Steven Lenhart.

Anthony Ampaipitakwong
5-8
160 lbs
From Carrolton, Texas
Akron University
 
2010
Hermann Trophy Watch List
Senior co-captain
College Soccer News Preseason All-American
2010 National Champion
 
2009
NSCAA First Team All-American
Soccer America MVP First Team
First Team All-MAC
 
2010 Lowe’s Senior Class Award
Business admin major
US U-17 Residency

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