TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Trade
- CLB receive: No. 25 SuperDraft pick (select Philip Quinton)
- RSL receive: $50k GAM
Columbus sent $50,000 in General Allocation Money to RSL, then selected Quinton.
During his collegiate career, Quinton was an All-ACC Third Team pick. The center back played a key role as the Fighting Irish posted 13 clean sheets in 2021.
Earlier in the first round, Columbus also picked Saint Louis University and Generation adidas goalkeeper Patrick Schulte (No. 12 overall).
The Crew missed the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs in 2021, though captured a Campeones Cup title.