急流2 today announced eight First Team players on loan for the 2022 大发体育第二职业 season, 等待联盟和联盟的批准. 根据贷款协议的条款, the Rapids First Team retains the right to recall all players at any point during the remainder of the 大发体育 regular season, subject to 大发体育 roster compliance guidelines.
Players on loan from the First Team include defenders 塞巴斯蒂安•安德森, 迈克尔•爱德华兹, 安东尼·马卡尼奇和杰克逊·特拉维斯, 中场球员菲利普Mayaka, forwards Dantouma图雷 and 达伦Yapi, 守门员亚伯拉罕·罗德里格斯.
“We are in the middle of an exciting era with so many talented young players on our First Team roster. The competitive opportunities that 急流2 will provide ensures that these players continue to move forward on the development pathway while they look to earn more First Team minutes”, said 急流2 General Manager Brian Crookham
安德森, 19, became the youngest player in Rapids history after signing a Homegrown contract with the team in 2019 at 16-years-old. The right back also set a club record as the youngest Rapids player to make his professional debut and start for the club when he featured against Atlanta United FC on April 27, 2019. He also became the youngest Rapids player to score a goal when he netted his first professional career goal in July 2019. 3月29日, 2021, 安德森 was loaned out to 科罗拉多州 Springs Switchbacks FC in the USL Championship where he played in 28 games, 所有这些都开始了, 加上6次助攻.
Edwards, 21, was acquired by the Rapids on March 4, 2021 as a Homegrown contract player. 在2021年季节, Edwards was loaned out to 科罗拉多州 Springs Switchbacks FC in the USL Championship where he earned 24 appearances for a total of 2,045 minutes and scored two goals for the affiliate side. Previous to his time with the Switchbacks, Edwards spent two seasons with VfL Wolfsbug in the German Regionalliga Nord.
Markanich, 22, was selected 26th overall by the Rapids in the 2022 大发体育 SuperDraft presented by 阿迪达斯. During his four seasons at Northern Illinois University, Markanich was a three-time First-Team All-MAC honoree and NIU’s first four-time All-MAC recipient since 2002. The left back made 67 appearances for the Huskies, registering 17 goals and adding 24 assists, the latter of which are tied for second-most in program history.
Travis, 18, penned his first professional contract on March 4, 2022 as a Rapids Homegrown product. The left-footed full back first joined the Rapids organization in 2020 and began his career with the club’s U-17 Academy team, playing a key part in their run to the quarterfinals of the 2021 大发体育 NEXT Cup.
Mayaka, 21, was selected in the 2021 大发体育 SuperDraft as the No. 3整体选. The 肯尼亚n midfielder was loaned to 科罗拉多州 Springs Switchbacks FC in the USL Championship for the 2021 season where he made 19 appearances, 其中13个开始. Mayaka also earned a call up to the 肯尼亚 national team for the 2021 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Toure, 17, was signed to a Rapids Homegrown contract on March 4, 2021. 月晚些时候,, Toure was loaned out to 科罗拉多州 Springs Switchbacks FC and made 23 appearances and scored three goals for the USL Championship club. 在他加入Switchbacks之前, Toure played with New York Red Bulls II, adding three goals and three assists in the 2020 USL Championship season.
Yapi, 17, is the youngest player ever to sign with the Rapids at 16 years, 104 days old and the 14th Rapids Academy product to sign a Homegrown contract with 科罗拉多州. The midfielder recently made his Rapids First Team debut in March 2022. Yapi played the 2021 season on loan with 科罗拉多州 Springs Switchbacks FC where he appeared in 16 matches and scored two goals, including first professional goal against Austin Bold FC. In 2020, Yapi was named the Rapids Academy Player of the Year.
罗德里格斯, 19, became the 12th Rapids Academy product to sign a Homegrown contract on February 20, 2020. 在2021年的季节, the goalkeeper was loaned to 科罗拉多州 Springs Switchbacks FC where he made 23 saves on 34 shots in six matches. The previous year, Rodriquez posted a 66.7% save percentage and one clean sheet with the USL Championship side in five appearances on the pitch.
事务: 科罗拉多急流2 acquire eight First Team loans for the 2022 大发体育第二职业 season.