New England Revolution sign 1st round draft picks Brandon Bye, Mark Segbers

Brandon Bye and Mark Segbers pose with New England Revolution brass at 2018 SuperDraft

The New England Revolution have inked all three of their SuperDraft picks to contracts, announcing on Saturday that their two 1st round picks have signed deals. 

No. 8 overall pick Brandon Bye and No. 9 selection Mark Segbers were added to the Revolution roster after spending the first part of preseason with the club, both appearing in a Feb. 6 exhibition against FC Cincinnati. Bye also featured against Malmo and the NY Red Bulls, while Segbers was out with an injury.

The 22-year-old Bye hails from Western Michigan University, where he scored 12 goals in his senior season, earning National Scholar Player of the Year from the United Soccer Coaches (USC). St. Louis native Segbers, 21, was a four-year starter at Wisconsin, finishing his career with 16 goals and 22 assists. 

The Revolution signed their other draft pick, No. 78 pick Nicolas Samayoa, on Friday, Feb. 9.

New England Revolution
<strong>ROSTERED PLAYERS (25 of 30 spots filled as of Feb. 10, 2018):</strong>
<p><strong>GK (3):</strong> Cody Cropper, Brad Knighton, Matt Turner<br><strong>DEF (7):</strong> Jalil Anibaba, Antonio Delamea, Claude Dielna (DP, INT'L), Andrew Farrell, Nicolas Samayoa, Gabriel Somi (INT'L), Chris Tierney<br><strong>MID (9):</strong> Isaac Angking (HG), Brandon Bye, Scott Caldwell (HG), Diego Fagundez (HG), Zachary Herivaux (HG), Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, Mark Segbers, Wilfried Zahibo (INT'L)<br><strong>FWD (6):</strong> Juan Agudelo, Teal Bunbury, Femi Hollinger-Janzen, Krisztian Nemeth (INT'L), Cristian Penilla (INT'L), Brian Wright</p>
<p><strong>OFFSEASON ACQUISITIONS (8):</strong> Jalil Anibaba, Isaac Angking, Brandon Bye, Cristian Penilla, Nicolas Samayoa, Mark Segbers, Gabriel Somi, Wilfried Zahibo<br><strong>OFFSEASON DEPARTURES (9):</strong> Benjamin Angoua, Kei Kamara, Daigo Kobayashi, Gershon Koffie, Xavier Kouassi, Donnie Smith, Josh Smith, Je-Vaughn Watson, London Woodberry</p>