2013 MLS Draft : Montreal Impact select at #8 Blake Smith

Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

The left-footed winger is the 8th pick overall in the 2013 MLS Super Draft and the Montreal Impact first pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

The New Mexico left-midfielder , that can also play left back, is the 8th pick overall of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

Blake Smith was projected to be one of the top left midfielders taken in the SuperDraft . He was the only player among the 72 invited to the Combine to place in the Top 5 in tests of speed, agility and power.

His versatility should bring a lot of options for Montreal on the left side, either as a left back or left midfielder.

SPEED: 30-meter sprint -- ranked 3rd : 4.11 seconds

AGILITY: 5-10-5 -- ranked 3rd : 4.10 seconds

POWER: Vertical Jump -- ranked 3rd : 31 inches

Matt Jordan described Blake Smith to ImpactMontreal.com as being

..a true outside midfielder. He has the ability to come inside and combine with the central midfielders, but he is also very strong when it comes to taking the ball down the line and providing good service into the box.


X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Mount Royal Soccer

You must be a member of Mount Royal Soccer to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mount Royal Soccer. You should read them.

Join Mount Royal Soccer

You must be a member of Mount Royal Soccer to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mount Royal Soccer. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker