Colorado Springs, CO (July 23, 2019) – The USL Championship officially announced today that Ish Jome was named to the Team of the Week for week 20 of the 2019 season. This is Jome's third time being named to the Team of the Week so far this season.
Jome made the Team of the Week by playing a crucial role on both sides of the ball for the Switchbacks. The fullback made a goal-line clearance as well as scoring the game-winning goal in the Switchbacks 1-0 victory over the OKC Energy FC.
USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 20
GK - Tomas Romero - Bethlehem Steel FC
D - Carl Haworth - Ottawa Fury FC
D - Mathieu Laurent - Birmingham Legion FC
D - Ish Jome - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
M - Raul Mendiola - Reno 1868 FC
M - Kelyn Rowe - Swope Park Rangers
M - Yamikani Chester - North Carolina FC
M - Junior Flemmings - Phoenix Rising FC
F - Frank Lopez - San Antonio FC
F - Solomon Asante - Phoenix Rising FC
F - Sebastian Guenzatti - Tampa Bay Rowdies
Bench: Matt Cardone (SA), Zeiko Lewis (CHS), Arun Basuljevic (FRS), Kyle Adams (RGV), Alan Winn (NSH), Brandon Allen (MEM), Thomas Enevoldsen (IND)
The Switchbacks are on the road for their next two games visiting Reno 1868 FC on July 27th and the Real Monarchs SLC on August 2nd. The Switchbacks are back at Weidner Field on August 7th to take on the Portland Timbers 2 on Cowbell Giveaway Night. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free Switchbacks cowbell courtesy of Centura Orthopedics. 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.