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Charlotte FC picks 2 players with Carolina ties in the 2nd and 3rd round of the MLS Super Draft

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Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 11:40 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - After drafting Maryland midfielder Ben Bender with the #1 overall pick in the MLS Super Draft, Charlotte FC picked 2 players with Carolina ties in the next 2 rounds.

In the 2nd round, Charlotte selected forward Kyle Holcomb from Wake Forest.

Holcomb scored 33 goals in his career in Winston-Salem and was a 2nd team All-American this past season at Wake as he scored 12 goals.

In the 3rd and finally round, Charlotte picked goalkeeper George Marks from Clemson.

Marks was a starter for the Tigers the last 3 years and recorded 47 wins and 21 shutouts. He help lead Clemson to the National Championship back in December.

With the 3 selections today, Charlotte FC now had 23 players on its inaugural roster.

The club is set to begin training camp on Monday at Clemson.

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