With the second overall pick of the MLS SuperDraft New York City FC selected Oregon State’s Khiry Shelton, the reigning Pac-12 Player of the Year. A 6-foot-3, 175-pound prospect originally from Texas who has played for the Portland Timbers Under-23 team, Shelton rose up the draft boards during his senior year with 10 goals and 12 assists in Corvalis.


2014: NSCAA All-America Second Team; Pac-12 Player of the Year; All-Far West Region First Team; helped lead the Beavers to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2003

2012: All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention

2011: Started the first six games of the season before a foot injury sidelined him for the rest of the year

High School

Vista Ridge H.S. (Cedar Park, Texas)

Four-year letterman

Selected Offensive Most Valuable Player and first team all-district in 2010

Club/National Team

Member of the US U-18 men’s national team for the Lisbon International Tournament in 2011; selected to the U-18 squad for its trip to Israel in 2010

Played for the Lonestar Academy and the Lonestar U17/U-18 team that won the 2010 Disney Showcase

Selected to Colorado Olympic Development Program in 2006