The 2024 National Women's Soccer League draft will take place on Friday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. ET in Anaheim, California. The Spartans aim to secure a draft pick, with entries from graduate defenders and 2023 First-Team All-Big Ten selections Raegan Cox and Celia Gaynor. This draft consists of four 14-player rounds for a total of 56 selections.

By the Numbers
  • MSU captured its second-straight Big Ten title in 2023 with a record of 14-5-3, becoming one of five teams in conference history to win multiple titles and the first to win back-to-back since 2016.
  • Raegan Cox, an MSU graduate defender, received multiple accolades including First-Team All-Big Ten, First-Team United Soccer Coaches All-Region, and CSC Academic All-District selection.
  • Celia Gaynor, another graduate defender, achieved First-Team All-Big Ten, Third-Team United Soccer Coaches All-Region, and Academic All-Big Ten honors.
  • The 2024 NWSL Draft will mark the Spartans' pursuit of a third-straight year securing a draft pick.
Bottom Line

The 2024 NWSL Draft presents an opportunity for the Spartans to continue their successful trajectory and further strengthen their roster with talented draft picks, building on their back-to-back Big Ten titles and NCAA Tournament appearances.