USLSoccer.com Staff Report
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced the return of midfielder Nate Robinson on Wednesday for the 2016 USL season.
“I am very happy to be back with the team and I’m excited to see how much we can build on last year’s success," said an eager Robinson of his return to Colorado Springs and Switchbacks Stadium.
Robinson played in 20 matches this past season, logging 600 minutes and five starts as the Switchbacks advanced to the USL Playoffs in their first campaign.
“He is a very versatile player that we have confidence in, and he will help us to another successful season,” Switchbacks Head Coach Steve Trittschuh said.
Robinson started his professional career with the Richmond Kickers, earning 2013 USL Rookie of the Year honors as Richmond won the Commissioner’s Cup with a 15-1-10 regular-season mark.
Before turning pro, Robinson spent 2012 with the Premier Development League’s Michigan Bucks, helping lead the team to its 10th Great Lakes Division title, the PDL regular-season championship, and a U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round finish.
Robinson played college soccer at Detroit Mercy, where he also earned his Bachelor’s in Finance. Over his three seasons there, he tallied six goals and 16 assists. He also earned Horizon League Player of the Month honors twice.