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Burgundy Wave Player Grades: Forward Charles Eloundou

The Cameroonian forward showed flashes of brilliance and flashes of frustration for the Rapids this season.

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

We have begun our look back at individual player performances for the 2015 Colorado Rapids. Each day we will look at a different player and see what went right and what went wrong. Please feel free to leave your comments below and let us know your thoughts.

Burgundy Wave Player Grades

Player: Charles Eloundou

Position: Forward

2015 Statistics  (with Colorado Rapids)

Games Played Games Started Minutes Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal GWG Goals Per 90 Min
11 3 341 0 2 15 2 0 0

2015 Statistics (with Charlotte Independence)

Games Played Games Started Minutes Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal GWG
3 3 228 0 0 2 0 0

2015 Statistics (with Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC)

Games Played Games Started Minutes Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal GWG
4 4 276 2 1 20 9 0

Highlight of the Year: For Eloundou, the highlight came in the 3-1 win against RSL in July.  His play and pace changed that game and allowed the Rapids to carry on and grab the win.  Make no mistake: without Eloundou, the Rapids do not win that game.

Lowlight of the Year: For as much fun he was in the RSL match, he never really got going at any of his three stops in 2015.  He spent time in Commerce City, Colorado Springs and Charlotte and picked up two goals, three assists in 18 appearances.  Is he a good player?  Is he a bad player?  Does anyone know?

2015 Grade (C): I do not know if Eloundou is a good player or if he is a bad player.  The Rapids have never given him a consistent and honest shot at play, so I just do not know.  But I would sure like to find out.

2016 Outlook: I really want Eloundou back in 2016.  And I want him to get a shot at some actual consistent playing time.  But I have ZERO faith that this front office will be patient and develop his talent, so I think he will be gone.