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Colorado Springs Switchbacks Midfielder Uvaldo Luna Named to USL Championship Team of the Week

By Cody Costra, 08/11/20, 11:30AM MDT

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Colorado Springs, CO (August 11, 2020) – The USL Championship officially announced today that Uvaldo Luna was named to the Team of the Week Bench for week 7 of the 2020 season, presented by Cleer Audio.

Luna made the Team of the Week after coming off the bench and scoring two goals in the final eight minutes of the Switchbacks game against the El Paso Locomotive FC. Luna also recorded four key passes in just 45 minutes of play on Saturday night.

USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 7

GK - Eric De La Cerda, Reno 1868 FC
D - Ish Jome, Austin Bold FC
D - Akeem Ward, North Carolina FC
D - Jonathan Dean, Birmingham Legion FC
M - Robbie Mertz, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
M - Cristian Parano, San Antonio FC
M - Jack McGlynn, Philadelphia Union II
M - Chapa Herrera, El Paso Locomotive FC
F - Junior Flemmings, Phoenix Rising FC
F - Neco Brett, Birmingham Legion FC
F - Alec Diaz, Tacoma Defiance

Bench: Alex Tambakis (NC), AJ Cochran (PHX), Hayden Sargis (SAC), Lewis Hilton (TBR), Uvaldo Luna (COS), Soloman Asante (PHX), Ropapa Mensah (PIT)

The Switchbacks return to Weidner Field to take on New Mexico United on Saturday, August 15th with gates opening at 2pm for a 3pm kickoff. This game was originally scheduled to be played in New Mexico, but it was moved to Colorado Springs due to the fluid nature of COVID-19 restrictions. All home matches in 2020 at Weidner Field will be available for Switchbacks Season Ticket Members only.