Dynamo select Georgetown defender Jimmy Nealis with No. 37 pick in 2013 MLS SuperDraft

New York native was named to 2012 All-Big East second team

With the No. 37 in pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, the Houston Dynamo selected Georgetown defender Jimmy Nealis. The 21-year-old defender appeared in 83 games (71 starts) over his four-year career for the Hoyas.

Nealis was named to the 2012 All-Big East second team and NSCAA second team after leading Georgetown to a 19-4-2 overall record and a runner-up finish in the NCAA College Cup.

The 6-foot left back finished his career with two goals and 15 assists. Other collegiate accolades include a spot on the NSCAA All-Northeast Region third team in 2010 and All-Big East third team in 2011.