Colorado Rapids announced today that midfielder Marlon Hairston has rejoined the club from Rapids’ USL affiliate Charlotte Independence of the United Soccer League (USL).
Hairston rejoins the Rapids after playing the full 90 minutes in both of Charlotte’s matches last week. The 6’0” midfielder helped Charlotte extend its unbeaten streak to 11 after the club defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads 1-0 on Thursday and then tied the same club 2-2 two days later.
During his two stints with the Independence, Hairston made eight appearances (six starts), registering one goal, two assists and logging 604 minutes. His goal came in the 3-0 home win over Richmond Kickers on May 8. He also enjoyed an assist, as a result of which he was named USL Player of the Week.
TRANSACTION: Colorado Rapids recall midfielder Marlon Hairston from Charlotte Independence (USL).