Flown The Nest: United Alumni News and Notes

Ned Dishman

The Black-and-Red’s second pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft signs with Sporting Kansas City, Branko Boskovic impresses in Austria and much more!

It's our weekly roundup of United alumni, starting with some very good news for 2014 SuperDraft pick Victor Munoz, who has joined a new club.

Victor Munoz signs with Sporting Kansas City

One of D.C. United's latest alumni has already been snapped up by an MLS side just weeks after being released from the Black-and-Red. Selected with the 29th overall pick in the second round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, Victor Munoz spent preseason with United but failed to earn a contract in what is a crowded midfield picture. Having been cut, the former UCLA standout and Real Madrid academy graduate was then snapped up by Sporting Kansas City on April 1 as the MLS Cup champions looked to shake up their roster a little bit.

Branko Boskovic helps Rapid Wien to five wins in a row

Former United striker Branko Boskovic's current team Rapid Wien in Austria have been on a superb run of form recently, and on Monday were victorious for the fifth straight game as they took a 1-0 win over local rivals Austria Vienna. Boskovic had to make do with a place on the bench for that game, only entering in the 87th minute, but has been in good form otherwise with his team in second place in the Austrian Bundesliga. A recent personal highlight for Boskovic came against Wiener Neustadt, as he scored twice to lead Rapid to a 3-0 win.

Welcome back to RFK: Charlie Davies

When D.C. United faced the New England Revolution on Saturday, a familiar face was amongst the substitutes. Charlie Davies spent the 2011 season on loan with the Black-and-Red, and after joining the Revolution permanently in early 2014, this was his first game back at his former team. It wasn't a happy return for Davies, who saw his team lose 2-0 to the hosts. His own contribution was just 30 minutes off the bench in place of Saer Sene, during which he was cautioned for simulation.

Georgetown take two spring wins

Now the weather seems to have improved slightly, Georgetown's men's soccer team have been busy playing and winning their last two spring exhibition games. Featuring Black-and-Red academy product Tyler Rudy, the Hoyas first beat local rivals Maryland 1-0 at Ludwig Field on April 4, with the Terps giving minutes to former United academy players Sulianman Dainkeh, Mikias Eticha, Cody Neidermeier and Michael Sauers. Just two days later, the Hoyas were victorious over Wake Forest on home turf, then travelled to Baltimore on April 8 where they drew 1-1 with UMBC.

Other United alumni to feature in MLS matches recently are Justin Mapp, who logged an assist in Montreal's 2-2 draw with New York, Impact goalkeeper Troy Perkins, Red Bulls midfielder Dax McCarty and Dwayne De Rosario of Toronto FC.

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