Drafted by Colorado in the second round (23rd overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft
Skillful midfielder, who can play centrally or wide, who creates problems for opposing teams’ defenses with his quick moves and natural ability.
Served as a senior captain on the University of Virginia’s 2009 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship team.
Played in 16 matches and started four for a total of 313 minutes played.
Made his first international appearance in CONCACAF Champions League, and played and started four matches in the tournament. Contributed one assist against Real España (8/23).
Started nine matches (nine games played) for the Rapids Reserves. Scored a goal and notched one assist.
Playoffs: Played in two matches, starting one.
Appeared in five games, one as a starter, playing 76 minutes his rookie season.
Earned first career MLS start in his hometown at Chicago (6/9) and played 45 minutes.
Started and played 90 minutes in two U.S. Open Cup qualifiers at KC (4/13) and at NY (5/26).
Made his MLS debut in the season opener at Chivas USA (3/26).
Participated in the U20 National Team training camp in 2007 and played in victories against SMU (3/25) and Haiti (3/27).
Was also a pool player for the U19 National Team.
Finished his collegiate career at Virginia with 10 goals and nine assists appearing in 72 games.
Senior captain of UVA squad that captured the 2009 NCAA National Championship
Graduated with a degree in sociology from the University of Virginia.
Son of Rodney and Carleen LaBauex and has three brothers: Rodney, Ryan, Royce.
Played his club soccer with the Chicago Magic SC for eight years and won several National Titles in different sanctioned tourneys.
Played with the Chicago Fire Premier Super-20s.
Lettered three years as a midfielder at Mt. Carmel High School. Named a 2006 NSCAA All-American. Earned first team all-state honors as a senior while contributing 22 goals and a school record-tying 26 assists for the Caravan.
Was a teammate of fellow Rapids 2010 SuperDraft pick Andre Akpan on the National Champion U19 Dallas Texans Red 88.