The Curtin brothers will be spending a lot more time together, reunited eight years after their college and professional careers took them away from home. The Chicago Fire, Villanova graduate Jim Curtin’s current team, drafted Georgetown senior Jeff Curtin with the 14th overall pick in Thursday’s MLS Superdraft. Curtin leaves the Hilltop as one of the best defenders ever to play for Georgetown, finishing 19th among defenders in goals and points with 12 and 31, respectively. While Curtin did score goals for the Hoyas, it has been his role as the anchor of the defense that will cement his place in Georgetown history. Curtin was named the Big East defensive Rookie of the Year and a freshman all-American in 2002. He was named to four all-Big East second teams and was the Big East defensive player of the year for 2005. Despite the fact that he was bothered by a knee injury throughout the second half of last season, he was asked to attend the MLS combine from Jan. 8-11. Curtin is the fifth player to be drafted from Georgetown by MLS teams, joining Phil Wellington (COL ’96), Brandon Lieb (GSB ’97), Eric Kvello (MSB ’99) and most recently, Dan Gargan (COL ’05).

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