Duke attackman and Tewaaraton Award winner Ned Crotty was taken by the Chicago Machine as the top pick in the draft. After Crotty and Kimmel, the rest of the first round involved Duke attackman Max Quinzani at No. 3 by Boston, Duke defenseman Parker McKee at No. 4 by the Long Island Lizards, Virginia defenseman Ken Clausen at No. 5 by Denver, and Carroll.