Wingert forced to wait for draft call

January 16, 2004
By Marc Connolly
It was an early morning for former St. John's star Chris Wingert, as the 2003 Hermann Trophy winner was at the Home Depot Center at 7:00 a.m. PT watching the MLS Draft with his teammates on the Under-23 National Team.

While some insiders expected the defender to go in the top half of the first-round, Wingert slipped to the second round where he was picked by the Columbus Crew with the 12th overall selection.

Obviously, the 21-year-old would've liked to have gone higher in the ...

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