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NEW MEXICO UNITED & THE SOMOS UNIDOS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE SIGNING OF DEFENDER COLE LOBITZ TO ACADEMY ROSTER

By New Mexico United Staff, 08/08/21, 1:00PM MDT

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The Albuquerque native played his club soccer with Rio Rapids and qualified for ECNL Nationals

(August 8, 2021)  Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico United and the Somos Unidos Foundation are thrilled to announce the signing of Cole Lobitz, defender from Valley High School and Cottonwood Classical Prep School, to its Academy roster. Lobitz has played club soccer with Rio Rapids, qualifying for ECNL Nationals.

“Cole is a mature player for his age, and makes good decisions on the ball,” said New Mexico United Academy Head Coach Paul Leese. “He has tremendous potential for growth and I expect him to develop quickly in our academy environment.”

Lobitz’s favorite soccer team is Manchester United, and his favorite player is Kevin DeBruyne. Lobitz, like every player in New Mexico United’s Academy, will be fully scholarshipped into the program. These scholarships include registration, travel, equipment, and coaching costs. No player will have to pay a cent to compete in New Mexico United’s academy. These scholarships are made possible through the Somos Unidos Foundation and the generosity of community partners and individuals.

To learn more about the New Mexico United academy, please visit: https://www.somosunidosfoundation.org/academy

If you are interested in sponsoring Cole or any of our Academy players/programs, please visit: https://forms.gle/obwQX9a6ZYrGGtQz5

 

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