Colorado Springs, CO (May 29, 2018) – The United Soccer League officially announced today that Luke Vercollone was named to the Week 11 USL Team of the Week marking his second appearance during the 2018 campaign.
Vercollone was named to the Team of the Week after a strong performance in the Switchbacks 3-0 victory against Saint Louis FC at Weidner Field Saturday night. Vercollone scored two goals after putting all five of his shots on target and adding a key pass to his night.
USL Team of the Week - Week Eleven
GK – Romuald Peiser, Penn FC
D – Josh Phillips, Portland Timbers 2
D – Pat McMahon, Louisville City FC
D – Nana Attakora, Ottawa Fury FC
M – Cordell Cato, Charlotte Independence
M – Luke Vercollone, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
M – Junior Flemmings, Tampa Bay Rowdies
M – Yann Ekra, Charlotte Independence
F – Mo Thiaw, Reno 1868 FC
F – Brian White, New York Red Bulls II
F – Ethan Zubak, LA Galaxy II
Bench: Dan Lynd (PGH), Amer Didic (SPR), Devon Williams (LOU), Marcel Schafer (TBR), Thomas Enevoldsen (OC), Daniel Rios (NC), Ariel Lassiter (LA)
The Switchbacks will now travel to face the Las Vegas Lights FC on Saturday, June 2nd. The Switchbacks return home on June 9th to face Swope Park Rangers on Star Wars night where the first 500 fans in attendance will receive a Saber courtesy of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services and Chewbacca warm-up jerseys will be sold with all proceeds going to the Penrose-St. Francis Cancer Research Foundation. Tickets start at just $12 and are available here. Fans 21+ can get $1 beer the first 30 minutes when gates open at 5:00 PM.