Rapids Waive Defenders Mike Petke and Tim Ward

COMMERCE CITY CO (Wednesday November 26 2008) – The Colorado Rapids announced today the club has waived defenders Mike Petke and Tim Ward.
Petke played four seasons with Colorado and after overcoming injury at beginning of the 2008 season started 10 of the Rapids' last 11 matches of the year.
With the Rapids he appeared in 80 games with 79 starts and recorded three goals. He returns to New York where he is the club’s all-time leader in games played games started and minutes played from his time with the club from 1998-2002.
Ward who was traded to the Rapids from the Columbus Crew in February appeared in 11 MLS Reserve Division matches this season for Colorado. He recorded 761 minutes and tallied eight starts for the Rapids Reserve side.
Transaction
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Colorado Rapids –
Waive defenders Mike Petke and Tim Ward