Rapids Acquire Defender Drew Moor in Trade with FC Dallas

COMMERCE CITY Colo. (Monday August 31 2009) – The Colorado Rapids have acquired defender Drew Moor in a trade with FC Dallas the club announced today.
Along with Moor the Rapids receive Dallas’ natural second round pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft and allocation money. Per club and league policies terms of the allocation money were not disclosed.
In exchange Colorado sent defender Ugo Ihemelu to FC Dallas.
A five-year veteran Drew Moor joins the Rapids having played his entire MLS career in Dallas since being acquired by the club as the 6th overall pick in the 2005 SuperDraft.
Moor appeared in 123 games with 111 starts with Dallas scoring eight goals and accumulating two assists. This season he has started in 21 games for FC Dallas and has scored a career-high three goals.
A college teammate of Rapids midfielder Jacob Peterson at Indiana Moor won two NCAA Championships with the Hoosiers in 2003 and 2004.
On the international level Moor has earned five caps with the U.S. Men’s National Team.
Ihemelu leaves Colorado having played in 63 games with the Rapids scoring one goal and registering two assists. He was originally acquired by the Rapids in a trade with the Los Angeles Galaxy on December 1 2006.
Drew Moor – Defender
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
DOB: January 15 1984
Hometown: Dallas Texas
College: Indiana
Last Club: FC Dallas
Roster Status: Senior

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