Real Salt Lake Loans Bret Halsey To Colorado Switchbacks FC

Aug 9, 2022, 11:47 AM
Real Monarchs - Sing - National Anthem...
Real Monarchs of Real Salt Lake sing the National Anthem at Zions Bank Real Academy in 2019. (Photo by Real Salt Lake)
(Photo by Real Salt Lake)

SALT LAKE CITY – Real Salt Lake has loaned Bret Halsey to the Colorado Switchbacks F.C. of the USL Championship for the remainder of the season, the club has announced.

RSL reserves the right to terminate the loan agreement as necessary.

Halsey, 22, joined Real Salt Lake in 2021 after being selected with the 7th overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft. He was also a member of Generation Adidas following his terrific collegiate career at the University of Virginia.

Halsey has been battling injury in 2022 and has only appeared in 3 matches for the Real Monarchs in the MLS Next Pro competition. Last year, however, Halsey played in 19 games for the Monarchs while they were still members of the USL Championship. Halsey began playing at the right-back position but also spent time playing in the heart of the midfield.

Currently, the Colorado Switchbacks are positioned third in the Western Conference of the USL Championship behind only San Diego Loyal and San Antonio. The change in scenery for Halsey will provide another opportunity for the talented youngster to develop his skillset and return to RSL with the hope of impressing management during next years pre-season.

Next Real Salt Lake Match

Real Salt Lake will travel to Seattle for a date with Albert Rusnák and the Sounders.

The kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 14th.

The match will be available to stream for free via the KSL Sports and KSL 5 TV apps or on KSL Sports dot com.


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