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Switchbacks FC Sign Midfielder Rony Argueta

By Cody Costra, 12/06/18, 4:15PM MST


               Midfielder Rony Argueta / Photo courtesy of Isaiah J. Downing

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced today the signing of Rony Argueta for the 2019 season, pending USL Championship and USSF approval.

"I am glad that I was able to get Rony to come back to the Switchbacks. He had a lot of success here and I know he will help us in the 2019 season," said Switchbacks FC head coach, Steve Trittschuh. "He is a natural leader and quality player, and he will bring a good competitive mentality back to the team."

               Midfielder Rony Argueta / Photo courtesy of Isaiah J. Downing

Argueta, 27, was a member of the Switchbacks during the 2015, 2016, and 2017 seasons, and served as team captain during the 2017 campaign. Throughout his professional career, the defensive midfielder has amassed seven goals and five assists in 110 appearances in the USL and with Celaya Football Club of Mexico's second division. He arrives in Colorado Springs after spending one season with Fresno Football Club of the USL. Argueta will wear number 6 for the Switchbacks in 2019.

"I’m excited to see how the Switchbacks have grown and will continue to grow in the future. I’m looking forward to working with the Rapids, as our new affiliates, and seeing the construction of the new stadium for 2020. A lot of good things coming for the team and the city of Colorado Springs," said Argueta. "For our 2019 season, I’m excited to keep learning from my coaches and teammates. I’m looking forward to building a winning team and a great product for our fans and the city of Colorado Springs."

Name: Rony Argueta
Pronunciation: Arr-Geh-Tah
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-8
Weight: 174 lbs
Date of Birth: January 4th, 1991
Age: 27
Hometown: Fountain Valley, California
Country: USA
Last Club: Fresno Football Club