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MLS Draft 2016: FC Dallas trades up in round two to select Timo Pitter

Day one is in the books for FC Dallas.

Robert Duyos-USA TODAY Sports

Day one of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft is in the books for FC Dallas as they selected midfielder Timo Pitter with the 33rd overall selection out of Creighton University.

Dallas moved up in the second round as they worked out a deal with the Colorado Rapids to get Pitter in the 13th spot in the second round. In return, they sent Colorado the 17th picks in the second and third round in this year's draft or the 37th and 57th overall.

Pitter comes from a solid Big East school in Creighton where he was named to the NSCAA Second Team All-American. In 2015 he was the Big East Player of the Year after 10 goals and adding in four assists.

Pitter also comes from Germany, where he grew up playing for FC Gerolzhofen as a U-16 player.

Some analysts were comparing his style of play and ability to someone like Leo Stolz or Harry Shipp.