The Colorado Rapids traded down one spot - and picked up another selection - before picking University of Louisville and Generation adidas midfiedler Marlon Hairston. Prior to the selection, Colorado traded its 11th pick to New England for the Revolutions 12th and 19th picks. MORE ON HAIRSTON, INCLUDING HIGHLIGHTS
2014 MLS SuperDraft
It worked in 2013, so why not try it again.
With the club's second pick in the first round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft - 19th overall - the Colorado Rapids selected University of Notre Dame defender Grant Van De Casteele.
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Last year, Colorado selected Van de Casteele's Notre Dame's Dillon Powers with the second pick in the first round (11th overall). Like Powers, Van De Casteele is also from Plano, Texas. In fact, the two were not only teammates at Notre Dame, but also at youth soccer club, Andromeda SC, in Texas. MORE ON VAN DE CASTEELE, INCLUDING HIGHLIGHTS
The Colorado Rapids selected Wake Forest midfielder Jared Watts with the 14th pick in the second round, the 33rd overall selection in the SuperDraft. MORE ON WATTS, INCLUDING HIGHLIGHTS
The Colorado Rapids selected SIU Edwardsville's goalkeeper John Berner with the 16th pick in the second round, the 35rd overall selection in the SuperDraft. MORE ON BERNER, INCLUDING HIGHLIGHTS