The Colorado Rapids announced Friday that the club has acquired defender Tyson Wahl from the Montreal Impact in exchange for a 2014 International Roster Spot.

Wahl has made a total of 82 regular season appearances during his seven-year career in Major League Soccer, which includes stints with the Kansas City Wizards (now Sporting Kansas City, Seattle Sounders FC and Montreal.

"Tyson is a natural left-footed defender with good skill and size," said Rapids Technical Director Paul Bravo. "We're excited to be able to add such an experienced player without compromising our roster flexibility as we move into the second half of the season."