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Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Loan Defender Lamar Batista to Energy FC

By Cody Costra, 08/06/21, 2:00PM MDT


The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced today that the club has loaned defender Lamar Batista to OKC Energy FC for the remainder of the 2021 season. 

Batista has appeared in three games for the Switchbacks in 2021, totaling 160 minutes.

"We are excited that Lamar has this opportunity to return home and play in front of friends and family," said Switchbacks General Manager, Brian Crookham. "We believe this move will afford him the best opportunity to continue his development."

The Switchbacks are back at Weidner Field on August 7 to face Hartford Athletic with gates opening at 6pm for a 7pm kick off. The game is presented by Centura Health on Galactic Night, with the first 4,000 fans in the gates receiving a free saber. Tickets are available HERE.

Name: Lamar Batista
Position: Defender
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 165 lbs
Date of Birth: March 7, 1998
Age: 23
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma