Dillon Powers joins Reading on two-week trial

11.09.15 Powers Reading Trial

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Monday, November 9, 2015) - Colorado Rapids today announced that midfielder Dillon Powers has joined Championship side Reading FC for a short trial.

The 2013 MLS Rookie of the Year arrived in England on Sunday where he will spend the next two weeks training with the Royals at Hogwood Park.

This season, the 24-year-old midfielder saw action in more games than any other Rapids player (32), leading the team in assists (six) and coming second in minutes played by an outfield player (2,235). Powers also tallied three goals, including the opener at Sporting KC on October 21.

Since his arrival at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park after being selected in the first round (11th overall) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, Powers has amassed 13 goals and 21 assists in 92 appearances (81 starts), while logging 7,020 minutes.

Paul Bravo, VP of Soccer Operations and Technical Director, said: “This is a good opportunity for Dillon to test himself alongside quality players and, we believe, another indication of our ability to develop talent. We wish Dillon the best of luck."

Full Name: Dillon Powers
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 170 lbs
Born: February 14, 1991
Hometown: Plano, TX
Citizenship: USA