Real Salt Lake adds MF Cole Grossman

Claret-and-Cobalt select former Crew player in MLS Waiver Draft

SANDY, Utah – Real Salt Lake announced on Monday that it selected 23-year-old MF Cole Grossman in Monday's Major League Soccer Waiver Draft.

Grossman was drafted by the Columbus Crew in the second round – 28th overall – of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. He played in two league games during his rookie year and 10 – including five starts – in 2012. The 6-foot, 165 lb. player has one goal and zero assists in 512 career MLS minutes.

Grossman played four years at Duke University prior to joining the Crew, scoring 25 goals, registering 24 assists and making two All-ACC teams in 70 career college games.

Grossman will join Real Salt Lake when the team opens its preseason camp in January. He was the only player selected in Monday’s MLS Waiver Draft.

Player Info:

Name: Cole Grossman

Date of Birth: April 10, 1989

Height: 6’

Weight: 165 lbs.

How acquired: Selected in the MLS Waiver Draft on Nov. 19, 2012

Previous club: Columbus Crew