Marlon Hairston

Marlon Hairston
Marlon Hairston
Marlon Hairston
Colorado Rapids
Midfielder
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Real Name: Marlon Hairston
HT: 6' 0" WT: 157
Age: 21 (03/23/1994)
Birthplace: Jackson, MS
Hometown: Jackson, MS

Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi
Citizenship: USA
Birth date: March 23, 1994
College: University of Louisville
Acquired: Selected as the 12th pick (first round) of the MLS SuperDraft, Jan. 16, 2014.

MLS CAREER

2015

  • Hairston had to wait until the last home game of the season, against Montreal Impact on October 10, to see his first MLS minutes of 2015.
  • He went on to start the last three games of the season, going the distance in each match.
  • The second-year pro, was played as right-back for the Rapids, a change from his rookie season in which he featured 22 times (nine starts) in midfield.
  • Hairston also spent time at Charlotte Independence, making eight appearances for the Rapids' USL affiliate.

2014

  • Launched his professional career with 22 appearances (nine starts) for the Rapids, logging 988 minutes.
  • Scored his first and only professional goal Aug. 20, 2014 at home against the LA Galaxy.

COLLEGE

  • Named to the all-Big East rookie team in his freshman year.
  • Helped lead the Cardinals to win the inaugural American Athletic Conference title in 2013, scoring three goals and added two assists.
  • First team all-conference honors in 2013.

YOUTH/CLUB

  • Played four years at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida and was ranked among the nation’s top 150 players by College Soccer News.
  • Named 2011-12 offensive player of the year.
  • Played club soccer for Central Jackson Soccer, earning all-state honors four straight years.

PERSONAL

  • Cousin LaMarcus Aldridge plays in the National Basketball Association for San Antonio Spurs.

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2015Colorado Rapids3302700002000
2014Colorado Rapids2291988112412310
Career Totals-251211258112414310
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