August 2, 2022 – United Soccer League (USL) Championship – Indy Eleven Press release
INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Eleven continued its recent roster additions with the signing of defenseman Robby Dambrot today. According to the club’s policy, the details of the contract that brings the interpreter of the USL championship since 2019 to the Indiana team will not be disclosed; the transaction will be official pending league and federation approval.
Dambrot has already arrived in central Indiana and began training with the Boys in Blue earlier today at practice squad headquarters in Grand Park. He will be eligible for selection by Eleven head coach Mark Lowry when Indy Eleven take on Dambrot’s former team Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC this Saturday night at Carroll Stadium.
“It’s exciting to be here with Indy Eleven. Mark [Lowry] is a great coach, and it’s easy to see he’s put together a great group of guys,” Dambrot said after his first training with the team earlier today. “We still have a lot to play for, so I I’m excited to try to be part of this club’s run to the playoffs and what we can do after that.”
Since joining the USL Championship ranks with Loudoun United FC at the end of the 2019 campaign, the 27-year-old from Akron, Ohio has collected 38 appearances, two goals and two assists , mostly from baseline positions for both Loudouns. and Pittsburgh. After missing the truncated 2020 season, Dambrot was one of five Loudoun players to see over 2,000 minutes of action after becoming a full-time starter for the DC United affiliate team in 2021. Dambrot signed with the Riverhounds last January and has scored once in his five appearances (three starts) in the current 2022 campaign.
“Robby Dambrot gives us some depth in a few different positions and he’s a player whose energy fits very well with how we want to play,” Lowry said. “He knows the league – and the Eastern Conference in particular – and he’s someone who we know can help raise the level of our team every day.”
Before turning pro in the summer of 2019, Dambrot first stood out at the college level from 2013 to 2017 at his hometown school, the University of Akron, which he helped to the semifinals. of the 2015 Men’s College Cup. He finished his college career in 2018 with the University of Pittsburgh, where, as a graduate transfer, he was a member of the Panthers’ first team to win a game in the ever-competitive tournament ACC. Dambrot also gained experience in the NPSL with AFC Cleveland (2014-15) and Virginia Beach City (2019).
Indy Eleven will close out its three-game homestand at “The Mike” this Saturday, Aug. 6, against a third straight opponent holding a top-four position in the Eastern Conference at Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. Tickets for Saturday’s game – and all future contests at Carroll Stadium – can be purchased online at indyeleven.com/tickets, and a special discount will be given to Gen Con attendees who present their convention ticket/badge at the Carroll Stadium ticket office; more details can be found at indyeleven.com/promotions.
Indy Eleven fans can also follow the action live on MyINDY-TV 23, ESPN+, Exitos Radio 94.3 FM/exitos943.com and the @IndyElevenLive Twitter feed, presented by Central Indiana Honda dealerships.
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