Daniel Keat
Courtesy of Dartmouth College

Galaxy Supplemental Draft Pick Bios

First Round (3rd overall) - Daniel Keat

[inline_node:32600]Position: Midfielder
Age: 23
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand
Club/College: Dartmouth University
WATCH: Keat highlights from MLS Combine
Bio: A member of New Zealand’s 2008 Olympic team, Keat had 20 goals and 13 assists in 64 career games with the Big Green. After missing the 2008 season through injury, Keat set career-highs with eight goals and six assists in 2009 to earn NSCAA Third Team All-American honors. The 23-year-old was a co-captain for Dartmouth this season and helped lead them to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in his five years at the school, reaching the Third Round before losing in overtime to UCLA.


First Round (16th overall) – Ryan Thomas

[inline_node:32610]Position: Defender
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 160
Hometown: Claremont, Calif.
Club/College: Stanford University
Bio: Thomas had two goals and 12 assists in his four years with the Cardinal, helping them reach the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament as a junior in 2009. A three-time UYSA national champion with Arsenal FC where he was a teammate of Hector Jimenez, the Galaxy’s second round pick in last week’s MLS SuperDraft, Thomas had three assists in each of his four years at Stanford and was named Second Team All-Pac-10 as a senior in 2010 after being an Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 honoree as a junior when he played in and started a career-high 20 games. "I was watching the draft online and it was a shock to me to be picked by the Galaxy," said Thomas. "I grew up in L.A. and would go to watch the Galaxy games at the Rose Bowl and now I am going to get to play on that field."


Second Round (34th overall) – Dustin McCarty

[inline_node:32608]Position: Midfielder
Age: 22
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 165
Hometown: Maitland, Florida
Club/College: University of North Carolina
Bio: A member of the North Carolina team that reached the 2008 College Cup Final, McCarty began his college career at the University of Central Florida, earning Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors in 2007. He transferred to North Carolina before the start of the 2008 season and went on to appear in 60 games during his three years with the Tar Heels, scoring three goals and adding three assists. The brother of current D.C. United midfielder Dax McCarty, he helped North Carolina reach the NCAA College Cup in both 2009 and 2010, falling in the semifinals each year.


Third Round: (52nd overall) – Zach Johnson

[inline_node:32609]Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Hometown:  Lumberton, NJ
Club/College: West Virginia University
Bio: A four-year starter at the University of West Virginia, Johnson helped lead the Mountaineers to the NCAA Tournament in both 2007 and 2010 before falling to the eventual National Champion each year. The 2008 BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year, Johnson finished his college career with a 37-28-15 record with 36 shutouts and a goals against average under 1.00. A native of Lumberton, N.J., Johnson played all but eight minutes for the Mountaineers over the last four years and set a school record with 13 clean sheets as a freshman in 2007.

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