The game was Peter Vermes' 100th game in charge of KC in all competitions.
The own goal tonight was the first own goal that Colorado have conceded against KC.
With 6 goals, Teal Bunbury is the 5th leading scorer for KC against the Rapids all time.
Bunbury has scored 6 of KC's last 13 goals against the Rapids in all competitions since Bunbury came into the league.
The goal was Bunbury's 10th at home in all competitions, tying him with Eddie Johnson for 15th place on that list.
The goal was also Bunbury's 21st in all competitions for KC, breaking his tie with Chris Brown and Igor Simutenkov, and tying him with Mark Chung for 9th on that list.
Chance Myers made his 8th US Open Cup appearance, tying him with Matt McKeon and Eric Kronberg for 10th on that list.
Matt Besler made his 7th USOC appearance, tying him with Diego Gutierrez for 13th on that list.
Graham Zusi made his 6th USOC appearance, tying him with Jonathan Leathers, Ryan Pore, Alex Aotinca, Frnacisco Gomez, Bo Oshoniyi, Chris Brown and Shavar Thomas for 15th place on that list.
Bunbury, Besler, and Aurelien Collin made their 5th USOC start, tying them iwth Pore, Jose Burciaga, Tony Meola, Gomez, Oshoniyi, and Vermes for 16th on that list.
The win was Sporting KC's 1st in USOC or USOC qualifiers against the Rapids, in their 5th try.
The shutout was Jimmy Nielsen's 25th in all competitions for KC, tying him with Kevin Hartman for 3rd most shutouts in team history.
The win was Nielsen's 33rd in all competitions for KC, tying him with Mike Ammann for the 3rd most in team history.