Tag Archives: Trittschuh

Bundesliga’s 1. FSV Mainz 05 coming to Colorado

Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs) — Now sixth in the top Bundesliga table, 1. FSV Mainz 05 is heading to Colorado for two games in July. The ancient German club will face Switchbacks FC in the F.R.E.E.D.O.M* Cup at Switchbacks Stadium on July 12, 2016. On July 13, Mainz will take on Mexico’s Leones Negros in the Colorado Cup at […]

Maybin, Gonzalez score early in Switchbacks FC 2-0 win over Saint Louis FC

Switchbacks Stadium — Marty Maybin exploited a mistake in the Saint Louis FC defense to score the opening goal in the third minute of a 2–0 Switchbacks FC victory at Switchbacks Stadium on Saturday night. Miguel Gonzalez took a pass from Josh Suggs on the left wing and added a second goal from a sharp angle in the […]

Mike Seth gives Switchbacks FC 1–0 win over Timbers 2

Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs) — Mike Seth scored in the 52nd minute for Switchbacks FC, enough to send Timbers 2 back to Portland with a 1–0 loss. Josh Suggs served a free kick, and Christian Ibeagha forced T2 netminder Kendall McIntosh to make a highlight-reel save, followed by Seth’s follow-up highlight goal. Up next: On Wednesday, May 18, Harpo’s […]

Thompson subs early, records shutout for Switchbacks FC

Switchbacks Stadium — With more than 70 minutes to play between Switchbacks FC and San Antonio FC, starting goalkeeper Devala Gorrick got his bell rung. It rang enough for backup net-minder Billy Thompson to start stretching, find his gloves, and step onto the field to face immediate pressure from the visitors. Thompson held strong to record the 1-0 […]

Switchbacks FC head to Washington for 2015 playoff rematch

Pride Soccer Complex, Colorado Springs — On Thursday, Switchbacks FC head coach Steve Trittschuh ran his players through muscle-memory movements during the calm before the storm. His team heads to Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila to face Seattle Sounders FC 2 on Sunday night (8:00 p.m., MT). After beating S2 2–0 in the playoffs last season, […]

Strength at altitude: Don’t foul

Foothills Sports Arena — With three inches of snow outside, the Colorado Rapids worked inside the Foothills Sports Arena on Friday to prepare for their east-coast trip against D.C. United on Sunday (3:00 kickoff, MT). The Burgundy Boys loaded up on hemoglobin, more oxygen carry-on baggage to sneak into RFK. Colorado’s players might gain an edge when they drop in […]

Switchbacks FC peaking through preseason

Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs), Stermole Stadium (Golden) — Watch snatches of Switchbacks FC against the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, followed by footage from Switchbacks FC Media Day. Listen to veterans Luke Vercollone, Shintaro Harada, and Devala Gorrick talk about challenging college teams and preseason preparation.

New blood boosting Switchbacks FC

Video (Pride Soccer Complex, Colorado Springs): Watch snatches of Switchbacks FC preseason training in Colorado Springs, and hear head coach Steve Trittschuh describe how his new players are meshing with the core group from 2015. Official newcomers (as of 2/25/16) Originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, Josh Suggs joins the team after two strong seasons playing […]