Live Blog | Follow the 2022 MLS SuperDraft, Timbers select Rasmussen in the first round


The 2022 MLS SuperDraft, presented by adidas, gets underway on Jan. 11 at 11:30am PT. Watch the first round streamed live on and follow this live blog for draft updates from the draft room at Providence Park. The Portland Timbers currently hold the 27th selection in each of the day's three rounds.


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Getting Set Up

Portland Timbers technical staff set up at Tanner Ridge in Providence Park with their draft room for the day's selections.

Round One - Justin Rasmussen, Grand Canyon University

With the 27th pick in the MLS SuperDraft, Portland selected from the Grand Canyon University, defender Justin Rasmussen. Rasmussen is a speedy full back who played in a program led by head coach Leonard Griffin who was a former Timbers player in the USL era and a former assistant coach at the University of Portland.

Round Two - Julian Bravo, Santa Clara

Round Two saw the Timbers pick up Julian Bravo from Santa Clara. Bravo is projected as a defender.

Round Three - Sivert Haugli, Virginia Tech

Closing out the day's selections for Portland, the Timbers took Sivert Haugli, a 6'5" defender from Virginia Tech. Haugli's father played center back for Hamarkameratne in the Norwegian top flight.