HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a three-year Homegrown Player contract on Feb. 23, 2018.
Vines, who became the seventh Development Academy player to sign a first-team contract with the Rapids, is a talented young defender who made his Rapids debut in 45 minutes off the bench in a 0-0 draw against the Earthquakes.
OUTSIDE MLS: Appeared in 29 games on loan for the Charlotte Independence of the USL, 25 from the start, logging 2,303 minutes
ACADEMY: Vines joined the club in 2013 as a 13-year-old. A versatile, intelligent defender, his performances for the Rapids academy have also earned him call-ups to the U-14, U-15, U-16, U-18 and U-20 United States Youth National Teams. Following a standout year in 2017, he was selected to the National Development Academy Best XI as one of the top young players in the country.