Darby Cross of Colorado Springs is a student at Mesa Ridge High School. The 17-year-old plays midfield and forward and has been involved with Special Olympics for two years – though this is her first season with the Rapids SOCO Unified program.
Her proudest accomplishments are becoming a captain and playing on the varsity soccer team as well as being named First Team All-League her freshmen and sophomore years. Cross looks forward to getting know her teammates and having fun this season.
Her favorite Rapids star is José Mari.