Live blog: The 2010 Women's Professional Soccer draft

Stories in this morning's papers

Union takes first kicks in MLS draft by Bob Ford
Union take long view in MLS draft by Pat Leonard
Philadelphia Union's first MLS draft thrills fans by Jeff Gammage
Union loads up on youth, talent by Kerith Gabriel
Union draft picks' capsules by Kerith Gabriel
MLS makes first statements on possible lockout by Pat Leonard
Revolution trade Albright to New York Red Bulls by Pat Leonard
Top women's soccer pick excited about coming to Phila. by Kate Harman

Welcome to Ladies Day at the NSCAA.

Major League Soccer had the big stage yesterday, and now it's time for the women to take the spotlight. This is the second season of Women's Professional Soccer's existence, and the first for Philadelphia's team in the league.

The Independence won't pick until the second round, but some really big names will go to other teams in the first round. You'll particularly want to remember North Carolina midfielder Tobin Heath, who has already played with the U.S. national team and is expected to be the first overall pick.

So join me for live coverage throughout the morning and early afternoon.

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