Hoppenot Drafted by Philadelphia Union
PRINCETON, N.J. (1/17/12) - Antoine Hoppenot of the Princeton men's soccer team have been drafted in the Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft that was held on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Hoppenot as selected by the Philadelphia Union in the third round as the 51st pick overall.
Hoppenot was a semifinalist for the 2010 Hermann Trophy and was named the 2010 Ivy League Player of the Year. He has been a first-team All-Ivy League selection three times and was a second-team pick as a freshman. He was named NSCAA all-region three times and earned All-America honors by the organization, as well as by College Soccer News. Hoppenot was a candidate for Soccer News Net Player of the Year. Hoppenot capped his career with 26 goals and 15 assists for 67 points in 69 games played. He helped to lead Princeton to an undefeated Ivy League season in 2010 and back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 2009 and 2010.
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Princeton in the MLS Supplemental Draft
2011 - Josh Walburn (Princeton); 23rd overall (second round); Philadelphia Union
2011 - Teddy Schneider (Princeton); 31st overall (second round); N.Y. Red Bulls
2006 - Darren Spicer (Princeton); 13th overall (second round); Chivas USA
1997 - Joey Thieman (Princeton); 30th overall (third round); D.C. United
1996 - David Vaudreuil (Princeton); 17th overall (second round), LA Galaxy