Colorado Rapids All-Time Draft History

1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004

2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

 

1996 MLS Drafts

Inaugural Draft – Feb. 6-7, 1996
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 2 Jean Harbor Seattle (CISL)
2 12 Denis Hamlett Anaheim (CISL)
3 22 Steve Trittschuh Colorado (APSL)
4 32 Brian Bates Richmond (USISL)
5 42 Troy Edwards Myrtle Beach (USISL)
6 52 Scott Cannon Cincinnati (NPSL)
7 62 Matt Kmosko New York (USISL)
8 72 Scott Benedetti Colorado (APSL)
9 82 Ian Butterworth Norwich City (ENG)
10 92 Felpie Rodiguez Standard Falcons (L.A.)
11 102 Lance Hill New Orleans (USISL)
12 112 Eric Puls St. Louis (USISL)
13 122 Josh McKay Hawaii (USISL)
14 132 Khalil Azmi New Hampshire (USISL)
15 142 Brian Hurley Tampico-Madero (MEX)
16 152 Joel Shanker St. Louis (NPSL)

College Draft – March 6, 1996
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 9 Mike Gentile Wisconsin
2 19 Paul Grafer William & Mary
3 20 PASS

Supplemental Draft - March 4, 1996
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 9 Dusty Hudock Seattle (APSL)
2 19 Richard Sharpe Cocoa (USISL)
3 20 PASS

 

1997 MLS Drafts

College Draft- Feb. 1-2, 1997
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 1 Tahj Jakins UCLA
2 11 Ross Paule Creighton
3 21 Mike Feniger East Stroudsburg State

Supplemental Draft- Feb. 1-2, 1997
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 11 Billy Baumhoff South Carolina
3 21 Kerry Zavagnin Raleigh (USISL)
3 23 Michael Britton Houston (CISL)

 

1998 MLS Drafts

College Draft- Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 1998
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 11 Tyrone Marshall Florida International
2 23 Jason Boyce Washington
3 35 P.J. Brown Azusa Pacific

Supplemental Draft- Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 1998
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 4 Marquis White S.F. Bay Seals (A)
1 11 Julio Cengarle Maunabo (Puerto Rico)
3 35 Tayt Ianni San Jose Clash

 

1999 MLS Drafts

College Draft- Feb. 7, 1999
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 8 Andrew Mittendorf Lehigh
2 20 Tom Poltl UCLA
3 32 Bobby Meyer Dartmouth
Supplemental Draft- Feb. 7, 1999
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 7 Kevin Anderson Minnesota Thunder (A)
1 8 Darren Sawatzky Hershey Wildcats (A)
2 20 David Winner Miami Fusion
3 32 Tim Martin San Jose Clash

 

2000 MLS SuperDraft

Feb. 6, 2000
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 3* Adin Brown William and Mary
1 7 Wes Hart Washington
1 10# Alan Woods Clemson
2 20 Keyeno Thomas Joe Publiv F.C. (T&T)
3 26@ Jeff DiMaria St. Louis
4 43 Lance Key Trinity University
5 55 Peter Scavo Seton Hall
6 67 Rich Cullen Air Force

* COL obtained #3 pick from DAL in exchange for #5 pick and COL’s first-round 2001 SuperDraft pick
# COL obtained #10 pick from NE (along with #26 overall pick in the 2000 SuperDraft) in exchange for Wolde Harris and #31 overall pick in the 2000 SuperDraft
@ COL obtained #26 pick from NE (along with #10 overall pick in the 2000 SuperDraft) in exchange for Wolde Harris and #31 overall pick in the 2000 SuperDraft

 

2001 MLS SuperDraft

Feb. 5, 2001
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 17 Stephen Herdsman West Michigan (PDL)
3 32 Ryan Lee UCLA
3 36* Eric Lukin Illinois Chicago
4 41 Ryan Trout Virginia
6 65 John Carroll Florida International

* COL obtained #36 pick and player to be named later for #18 overall selection

 

2002 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Feb. 10, 2002
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 16 Danny Jackson North Carolina
2 19 Jeff Stewart Santa Clara
3 28 Bryn Ritchie Washington/Seattle
3 29 Daniel Alvarez Furman
3 34 Matt Moses Stanford
6 61 Matt Harrell University of Denver
Dispersal Draft- Feb. 11, 2002
Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 1 Chris Henderson Miami Fusion
2 1 Kyle Beckerman Miami Fusion
3 1 PASS  
Allocation Draft- Feb. 11, 2002
Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 1 Pablo Mastroeni Miami Fusion

 

2003 MLS SuperDraft

Jan. 17, 2003
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
3 27* Jason Cole St. Louis University
3 28 Alex Blake Williams College
4 38 Matt Crawford North Carolina
5 48 Casey Schmidt Boston College

* COL obtained #27 overall selection from CLB in exchange for their natural third-round pick in 2004 and #58 overall selection in 2003

 

2004 MLS SuperDraft

Jan. 16, 2004
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 15 Adolfo Gregorio UCLA
2 16 Adrian Cain Louisville
3 25* Kevin Taylor Michigan
4 35 Kevin Richards Notre Dame
5 45 Gary Sullivan Adelphi
6 55 John Pulido Florida International

* COL obtained #25 pick from CLB in exchange for rights to Steven Herdsman and the conditional pick in the 2005 SuperDraft, originally sent to COL in Robin Fraser trade on Jan. 14

 

2005 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 14, 2005
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 7 Hunter Freeman Virginia
4 43 Guy Melamed Boston College
4 45* Amir Lowery Wake Forest

* COL trade #33 overall selection in the 2005 SuperDraft to NE for 45th overall selection

Supplemental Draft- Feb. 4, 2005
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 7 Sasha Gotsmanov Rhode Island
3 31 Eugene Sepuya Alabama A&M
4 43 Dan Gargan Georgetown

 

2006 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 20, 2006
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 21 Jacob Peterson Indiana
4 45 Josh Brown New Mexico
Supplemental Draft- Jan. 26, 2006
Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 9 Jordan Harvey UCLA
2 21 Liam Girrard Denver
3 3 Keith Cauldwell Brown
4 38* Daniel Wasson Tulsa

* Acquired from RSL

 

2007 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 12, 2007
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 6 Nico Colaluca Virginia
2 17* Greg Dalby Notre Dame
3 31# Omar Cummings Cincinnati
3 35& Nick LaBrocca Rutgers
3 36 Justin Hughes North Carolina

* Acquired from RSL on Feb. 18, 2006 in exchange for the rights to Jordan Cila
# Acquired from LA on April 7, 2006 by virtue of Cornell Glen playing in less than 16 games in 2006 season
& Acquired from DAL on Feb. 8, 2006 in exchange for the use of a Youth International slot in 2006
 

Supplemental Draft- Jan. 18, 2007
Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 4 John DiRaimondo St. Louis University
3 35 Kosuke Kimura Western Illinois
3 36 Riley O'Neil Kentucky

 

2008 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 18, 2008
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 5 Ciaran O'Brien University of California - Santa Barbara
3 36* Adrian Chevannes Southern Methodist
4 47 Brian Grazier St. Louis University
4 49# Scott Campbell North Carolina

* Acquired from DAL, along with Greg Vanney, on January 12, 2007 in exchange for COL's second round selection in the 2007 SuperDraft and a second round selection in the 2008 SuperDraft.
# Acquired from NY on March 30, 2007 in a trade for Clint Mathis

Supplemental Draft- Jan. 24, 2008
Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 3* Kevin Forrest Washington
1 5 Cesar Zambrano University of Illinois-Chicago
2 19 Mike Graczyk New Mexico
3 33 Daniel Atunez Hartford

* Acquired from RSL on July 13, 2007 in a trade for Chris Wingert

 

2009 MLS SuperDraft

Jan. 15, 2009
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 28* Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe George Mason University
3 37 Steward Ceus University of Albany
4 47# Ross Schunk University of Redlands
4 51& Jordan Seabrook University of South Florida
4 53< Henry Kalungi Winthrop University
4 59% Michael Holody Michigan University

* Acquired from CHI, along with Matt Pickens on January 15, 2007 in exchange for COL’s second round selection in the 2009 SuperDraft and allocation money.
# Acquired from SJ, along with Preston Burpo on May 21, 2008 in exchange for Jovan Kirovski and Kelly Gray.
& Acquired from D.C. United for use of international roster spot for the 2008 season.
< Acquired from KC on Sept. 3, 2008 in a trade for Herculez Gomez.
% Acquired from NY on March 30, 2007 in a trade for Clint Mathis.

 

2010 MLS SuperDraft

Jan. 14, 2010
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 22* Andre Akpan Harvard University
2 23# Ross LaBauex University of Virginia
3 40 Chad Borak California State University-Northridge
4 56 Chris Cutshaw Bradley University

* Acquired from DAL, along with Drew Moor and allocation money on August 31, 2009 in exchange for Ugo Ihemelu.
# Acquired from DC, along with Ivan Guerrero, and a Designated Player roster spot in exchange for Christian Gomez, Mike Graczyk, an international roster spot and salary cap considerations.

 

2011 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 13, 2011
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 18 Eddie Ababio North Carolina
2 36 Colin Givens Michigan State
Supplemental Draft- Jan. 18, 2011
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 36 Philip Bannister Loyola University MD
3 54 Javed Mohammed South Florida

 

2012 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 12, 2012
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 14 Tony Cascio University of Connecticut
Supplemental Draft- Jan. 17, 2012
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
3 52 Kohei Yamada Thespa Kusatsu
4 71 Joel Helmick Longwood University

 

2013 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft- Jan. 17, 2017
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 6 Deshorn Brown University of Central Florida
1 11 Dillon Powers Notre Dame University
2 25 Kory Kindle CSU Bakersfield
Supplemental Draft- Jan. 22, 2012
Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 25 Brenton Griffiths South Florida
2 37 Stefano Pinho Fluminese (Brazil)
3 44 Machael David UC Santa Barbara
4 63 Marcello Castro Sacred Heart