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Switchbacks Earn Their First Draw in the 2024 Season Against Indy Eleven

April 21, 2024 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC News Release

Colorado Springs, CO - The Colorado Springs Switchbacks earned their first point of the season against Indy Eleven finishing with a final score of 1-1.

Tonight was a very important night for the history of the club as the team celebrates the Switchbacks 10th season. Within the first three minutes of the match, the Switchbacks made it on the scoreboard. #20 Yosuke Hanya quickly brings the ball right up against the left sideline of the 18, crosses it between three Indy Eleven defenders and their goalkeeper, delivering it right above #9 Ronaldo Damus who heads into the net.

In the 31′, Indy Eleven player #3 Aedan Stanley runs to the far left side passing it to #9 Augustine Williams who tips it in. With the score now even, the Switchbacks brought the heat, finishing the first half with a total of 10 shots. Maalique Foster had two shots on target and Ronaldo Damus had one shot on target.

Into the second half, #3 Wahab Ackwei went in for a tackle and received a straight red card due to violent conduct. With the team being down a man, the Switchbacks had to change the strategy up. The second half was heavily focused on defense and it was imperative that the Switchbacks would earn at least a point. The boys were not backing down from the fight and were able to finish the match with a final score of 1-1.

The Switchbacks head to California to play against the Oakland Roots on Saturday, April 27th. Mark your calendars for May 4th as the team returns to Weidner Field to battle El Paso Locomotive for Galactic night!

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