MSU's Ken Krolicki selected in third round by Montreal Impact

The Detroit News

Former Michigan State midfielder Ken Krolicki of Plymouth was selected during the third round (53rd overall) by the Montreal Impact in the Major League Soccer Super Draft Sunday.

Krolicki joins Michigan forward Francis Atuahene (FC Dallas, 1st round, No. 4 overall), Western Michigan defender Brandon Bye (New England Revolution, 1st round, No. 8), and Western goalkeeper Drew Shepherd (2nd round, No. 46) as Michigan-based players who were taken in the draft on Friday.

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Krolicki had seven goals and 14 assists for 28 points in 81 matches during his four-year career at Michigan State. In his senior season, he started all 20 matches in helping lead the Spartans to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in 2017. The Canton High standout was named first-team All-Big Ten, as well as first-team All-Midwest Region.

He also played three seasons (2015-17) with K-W (Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario) United of the Premier Development League where he had seven goals and four assists in 25 games.

Ken Krolicki