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SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Andrew Wenger

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When Andrew Wenger was selected with the first pick in the 2012 MLS Draft, the biggest question about him was what was his best position.

A standout defender, midfielder and forward at Duke, Wenger made a good case for being able to score goals in the pros when he delivered a classy finish on what wound up being the game-winning goal in Montreal's 2-1 victory against TFC on Saturday. The goal helped give Montreal their first MLS win, and earned Wenger SBI MLS Rookie of the Week honors.

Wenger beat out a strong field of rookies in MLS Week Five, including New York goalkeeper Ryan Meara, D.C. midfielder Nick DeLeon, RSL midfielder Sebastian Velasquez and Portland defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste.

What did you think of Wenger's performance? What rookie impressed you the most in Week 5?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. Great effort and finish by Wenger on his first MLS goal. Got to see it live. Awesome atmosphere at Stade Olympique last Saturday.


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