WJTV – Jackson native and University of Louisville star midfielder Marlon Hairston was picked 12th overall Thursday by the Colorado Rapids in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
Hairston started all 20 games for the Cardinals this season, tallying three goals and two assists. He also earned First Team All-American Athletic Conference honors. As a freshman in 2012, Hairston was named to the All-Big East Rookie team. In his two years with the school he finished with six goals and five assists.