Commerce City, Colo. - Colorado Rapids players Brian Mullan and Conor Casey officially welcomed and introduced the newest members of the club on Monday evening. The veterans presented members of the Special Olympics Colorado All-Star soccer team that will represent the Rapids in a home-and-home series against Seattle's Special Olympics All-Star team. The players also ran the Olympians through a training session at the Harvard Gulch Rec Center.
This was the second of a series of events in the newly formed partnership between the Rapids and Special Olympics Colorado. Two weeks ago, Rapids players conducted an ability clinic. The All-Star teams will meet in Seattle on July 8 with the return game set for Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 28.