The United Soccer League officially announced today that Jordan Burt was named to the Week 21 USL Team of the Week. Toby Uzo was also named to the bench of the USL Team of the Week.
Burt played a key role in the Switchbacks' win over the Oklahoma City Energy FC Saturday night. He contributed by recording the assist on Uzo's goal, hitting three key passes, and winning five of seven duels in the victory to earn his spot on the USL Team of the Week for the second time this season.
Toby Uzo was also included on the bench of the USL Team of the Week after he played the final 17 minutes of the game, scoring the first goal and recording an assist on the second.
USL Team of the Week - Week 21
GK - Ricardo Ferrino, Las Vegas Lights FC
D - Darnell King, San Antonio FC
D - Hugh Roberts, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
D - Olivier Mbaizo, Bethlehem Steel FC
D - Nana Attakora, Ottawa Fury FC
M - Jordan Burt, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
M - Villyan Bijev, Sacramento Republic FC
M - Darwin Jones, Orange County SC
F - Chris Cortez, Phoenix Rising FC
F - Jack McInerney, Indy Eleven
F - Neco Brett, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
Bench: Dan Lynd (PGH), Austin Ledbetter (STL), Frank Lopez (LA), Aodhan Quinn (OC), Walker Hume (NSH), Tobenna Uzo (COS), Ilija Ilic (LOU)
The Switchbacks are back on the road next for the next two games as they face the Tulsa Roughnecks on August 11th and the Phoenix Rising on August 25th. The Switchbacks are back at Weidner Field on August 29th to face Real Monarchs SLC in a rivalry match. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free Switchbacks Poster and mini soccer balls on 1980's Night courtesy of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. Tickets start at just $12 and are available here. Fans 21+ can get $1 beer the first 30 minutes when gates open at 6:00 PM.