Colorado Springs, CO (April 23, 2019) – The USL Championship officially announced today that Rony Argueta was named to the bench of the Team of the Week for week seven of the 2019 season.
Argueta played a pivotal role in the Switchbacks' 2-2 draw on the road against the Portland Timbers 2. Argueta recorded an assist from two key passes as well as completing 91.2% of his total passes. The midfielder also lead the team in tackles (3) and interceptions (2) on Saturday night.
USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 7
GK - Diego Restrepo, Austin Bold FC
D - Akeem Ward, Loudoun United FC
D - Duke Lacroix, Reno 1868 FC
D - Andrew Gutman, Charlotte Independence
M - Ben Speas, North Carolina FC
M - Maalique Foster, Rio Grande Valley FC
M - Jarad van Schaik, Charleston Battery
M - Junior Flemmings, Phoenix Rising FC
F - Foster Langsdorf, Portland Timbers 2
F - Dane Kelly, Indy Eleven
F - Brian Gomez, San Antonio FC
Bench: Cody Laurendi (OKC), Paco Craig (LOU), Sam Fink (STL), Rony Argueta (COS), Maikel Chang (SLC), Tyler Pasher (IND), Jason Johnson (PHX)
The Switchbacks have a quick turnaround as they head to Oklahoma to play the Tulsa Roughnecks FC on Wednesday, April 24th. The Switchbacks return to Weidner Field on Saturday, May 4th to face El Paso Locomotive FC on bucket hat giveaway night to the first 1,000 fans in attendance, courtesy of Pikes Peak National Bank. Margaritas will also be available for only $3 all night long. Full 16oz beers will be available for $1 for the first 30 minutes after gates open at 5:00 PM. Tickets start at just $12 and are available HERE. For the price of a Switchbacks ticket and 2-5 beers, it is cheaper than buying 2-5 beers at a bar or restaurant.