Former Rollins soccer standout Walker Hume has been selected in the second round, 37th overall, of the Major League Soccer Draft. Hume spent two seasons at Rollins before transferring to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
During the 2012 season, the Austin, Texas native appeared in all 21 games for the Tars, making 20 starts, and seeing a total of 1,746 minutes, second most on the team. As a freshman he helped anchor a defense that surrendered less than a goal per game. Coming out of the backline Hume scored six goals and tallied three assists. He was named First Team All-SSC, SSC Freshman of the Year, First Team Daktronics All-South Region, Third Team NSCAA All-American, and Second Team Daktronics All-American for his his efforts.
As a sophomore, in 2013, the defender continued to be a force for the Tars, starting all 20 games, and playing 1,630 minutes. He tallied 13 points, coming on six goals and one assist. Hume was again honored as a First Team All-SSC performer. He also earned SSC Defender of the Year honors, and was named a NSCAA First Team All-American.
During his time with the Tar Heels Hume saw action in 36 games, making 35 starts. He tallied eight goals and 6 assists in his two years with the program. Following his senior campaign in 2016 he was selected NSCAA Second Team All-South Region and Third Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference.
Hume is the second Tar ever taken in the MLS Draft. John Smith was taken in the second round, 13th overall, by the Columbus Crew in the 1997 MLS Collegiate Draft.
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