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Colorado Springs Switchbacks Defender Ish Jome Named to Second Consecutive USL Championship Team of the Week

By Cody Costra, 06/11/19, 11:30AM MDT


Colorado Springs, CO (June 11, 2019) – The USL Championship officially announced today that Ish Jome was named to the Team of the Week for week 14 of the 2019 season.

Jome made the Team of the Week for a second consecutive week by playing a pivotal role on both sides of the ball once again for the Switchbacks. The defender contributed to the clean sheet by winning six of seven duels as well as completing four of four dribbles, recording three key passes, and scoring the final goal of an emphatic 3-0 win over Tacoma Defiance on Saturday Night.

USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 14

GK - Brandon Miller, Charlotte Independence
D - Kosuke Kimura, Nashville SC
D - Ish Jome, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
D - James Kiffe, El Paso Locomotive FC
M - Sebastian Dalgaard, Hartford Athletic
M - Dre Fortune, North Carolina FC
M - Jose Gallegos, San Antonio FC
M - Chris Lema, New York Red Bulls II
F - Junior Flemmings, Phoenix Rising FC
F - Cameron Iwasa, Sacramento Republic FC
F - Douglas Martinez, Real Monarchs SLC

Bench: Callum Irving (OTT), Solomon Asante (PHX), Kenney Walker (IND), Griffin Yow (LDN), Maikel Chang (SLC), Jerome Kiesewetter (ELP), Deshorn Brown (OKC)

The Switchbacks' next game is June 15th when they travel to Texas to take on Rio Grande Valley FC. The Switchbacks' return to Weidner Field on June 22nd as the Real Monarchs SLC come to town on Summer Fireworks and T-shirt Giveaway Night. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free Switchbacks t-shirt courtesy of Colorado Technical University. Full 16oz beers will be available for $1 for the first 30 minutes after gates open at 6:00 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.