Crystal Dunn, Rockville Centre native, taken with No. 1 overall pick in NWSL draft

Crystal Dunn of South Side takes a shot

Crystal Dunn of South Side takes a shot on goal during the first half of the Class A state championship game at SUNY-Cortland. South Side defeated Greece Arcadia (Section VI), 6-0, to win the title. (Nov. 21, 2009) Photo Credit: Kevin Colton

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Rockville Centre resident and defender-midfielder Crystal Dunn was chosen by the Washington Spirit as the No. 1 overall selection in the National Women's Soccer League college draft in Philadelphia.

Dunn, a member of the U.S. National Team, was a four-time All-America selection from the University of North Carolina and the 2013 Hermann Trophy winner.

Georgetown defender Emily Menges of Garden City was taken in the third round by the Portland Thorns as she was reunited with her Albertson Fury youth coach, Paul Riley.

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