Commerce City, CO (Sports Network) - The Colorado Rapids announced Friday that
the club has signed Dillon Serna to a Homegrown Player contract.
Serna joins the club as a product of the Rapids Academy on the back of a
standout season at the University of Akron. The 18-year-old also has
experience with the United States U-17 national team.
"We're thrilled that Dillon will be joining our first team, having proven in
our youth system, the NCAA, and with the U.S. national teams that he is ready
for this step," said Rapids Technical Director Paul Bravo. "His dedication and
hard work, as well as the effort of all the Rapids coaches who have spent time
with him over the last several years, have paid off with this well-deserved
Serna, who can occupy several different positions, joins Colorado as the
club's third Homegrown Player.
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