Colorado Springs, Colo. The USL Championship officially announced today that Switchback's Ish Jome was named to the Team of the Week for week 13 of the 2019 season.
Jome played a crucial role on both sides of the ball in the Switchbacks' 1-0 win against Fresno FC. Jome recorded the assist on the Switchbacks' game-winner as well as putting up six recoveries, four clearances, and winning four of five duels on Saturday night.
USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 13
GK - John McCarthy, Tampa Bay Rowdies
D - Joe Amico, Orange County SC
D - Ish Jome, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
D - Bryam Rebellon, El Paso Locomotive FC
M - Tyler Pasher, Indy Eleven
M - Sam Werner, Sacramento Republic FC
M - Niall McCabe, Louisville City FC
M - Kyle Zajec, New York Red Bulls II
F - Kris Tyrpak, Austin Bold FC
F - Brian Brown, Reno 1868 FC
F - Mour Samb, Ottawan Fury FC
Bench: Cody Laurendi (OKC), Harry Swartz (HFD), Duke Lacroix (RNO), Andrew Tinari (TBR), Christiano Francois (OTT), Justin Dhillon (TAC), Brian Iloski (LA)
The Switchbacks' next game is June 8th when the Tacoma Defiance come to town on Star Wars Cancer Awareness night. The players will be wearing R2-D2 themed warm-up jerseys that will be auctioned off all week leading up to the game with all proceeds benefiting the Penrose-St. Francis Health Foundation. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive free lazer thundersticks courtesy of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. Full 16oz beers will be available for $1 for the first 30 minutes after gates open at 5:00 PM.