Colorado Rapids All-Time Draft History

(Updated as of November 28, 2018.)

1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

2018

 


 

1996 MLS Drafts

Inaugural Draft: February 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 Felipe Rodriguez 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

Supplemental Draft: March 4, 1996

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 9 Dusty Hudock Seattle (APSL)
2 19 Richard Sharpe Cocoa (USISL)

 


 

1997 MLS Drafts

College Draft: February 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: February 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: January 31-February 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: January 31-February. 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: February 7, 1999

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 8 Andrew Mittendorf Lehigh
2 20 Tom Poltl UCLA
3 32 Bobby Meyer Dartmouth

Supplemental Draft: February 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

SuperDraft: February 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 Public 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

SuperDraft: February 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: February 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: February 11, 2002

Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 1 Chris Henderson Miami Fusion
2 1 Kyle Beckerman Miami Fusion
3 1 PASS  

Allocation Draft: February 11, 2002

Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 1 Pablo Mastroeni Miami Fusion

 


 

2003 MLS SuperDraft

SuperDraft: January 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

SuperDraft: January 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: January 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: February 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: January 20, 2006

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 21 Jacob Peterson Indiana
4 45 Josh Brown New Mexico

Supplemental Draft: January 26, 2006

Rd. Pos. Player Last Club
1 9 Jordan Harvey UCLA
2 21 Liam Girard University of Denver
3 3 Keith Cauldwell Brown
4 38* Daniel Wasson Tulsa

* Acquired from RSL

 


 

2007 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 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: January 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: January 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: January 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

SuperDraft: January 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

SuperDraft: January 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: January 13, 2011

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 18 Eddie Ababio North Carolina
2 36 Colin Givens Michigan State

Supplemental Draft: January 18, 2011

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 36 Philip Bannister Loyola University MD
3 54 Javed Mohammed South Florida

 


 

2012 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 12, 2012

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 14 Tony Cascio University of Connecticut

Supplemental Draft: January 17, 2012

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
3 52 Kohei Yamada Thespa Kusatsu
4 71 Joel Helmick Longwood University

 


 

2013 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 17, 2013

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: January 22, 2013

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

 


 

2014 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 16, 2014

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 12 Marlon Hairston (Ga.) University of Louisville
1 19 Grant Van De Casteele University of Notre Dame
2 33 Jared Watts Wake Forest University
2 35 John Berner SIU-Edwardsville

Supplemental Draft: January 21, 2014

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
3 49 Tolani Ibikunle Wake Forest University
4 68 Albert Edward Lindsey Wilson College

 


 

2015 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 15, 2015

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 14@ Axel Sjoberg Marquette University
2 26 Joseph Greenspan U.S. Naval Academy

@ CLB trade No. 14 overall selection in 2015 and allocation amount to COL for No. 19 selection in 2015 and future considerations.

Supplemental Draft: January 20, 2015

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
4 67 Dominique Badji Boston University
4 78 Matt Jeffrey Monmouth University
4 83 Brandon Fricke Butler University

 


 

2016 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 14, 2016

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 15@ Emmanuel Appiah University of Cincinnati
2 37# Dennis Castillo Virginia Commonwealth University

@ COL acquired the pick from CHI, as well as No. 33 overall pick in 2016 SuperDraft (later traded), for No. 1 ranking in allocation order.
# COL acquired the pick from FC Dallas in exchange for No. 33 overall pick in 2016 SuperDraft. COL also gained No. 58 in the 2016 SuperDraft.

Supplemental Draft: January 19, 2016

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
3 43 Chris Froschauer Ohio State
3 56& Javan Torre UCLA
3 58 Bradley Kamdem UNLV
4 63 John Manga University of Cincinnati

& COL received targeted allocation money, No. 56 overall pick in 2016 SuperDraft (Javan Torre) and conditional first-round pick in 2017 SuperDraft from TOR, in exchange for Clint Irwin.

 


 

2017 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 13, 2017

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
1 15 Sam Hamilton University of Denver
2 24 Liam Callahan Syracuse University

Supplemental Draft: January 17, 2017

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
3 45 Jaime Siaj Pfeiffer University
4 86 Peguy Ngatcha Wright State University

 


 

2018 MLS Drafts

SuperDraft: January 19, 2018

Rd. Pos. Player College/Club
2 25 Alan Winn& University of North Carolina
2 27 Frantzdy Pierrot Coastal Carolina University
3 50 Thomas Olsen University of San Diego
4 72 Brian Iloski* UCLA
4 73 Niki Jackson Grand Canyon University

& COL acquired the pick from LA Galaxy via a trade on 12/13/16
* COL acquired the pick from D.C. United via a trade on 2/1/16