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It's been an interesting season for young Jeb Brovsky, to say the least.
The 23-year-old Colorado native began the season as a midfielder under former coach Teitur Thordarson. But midseason defensive problems, including multiple injuries and suspensions, ravaged the Whitecaps' backline, prompting Soehn to blood Brovsky in the right-back position.
It hasn't always gone well, which is understandable considering Brovsky has to learn an unfamiliar position in his first year on the team. Nevertheless, despite some defensive shortcomings, Brovsky has improved, and the game against RSL showed that he has become at least competent in the position.
With incumbent right-back Jonathan Leathers doubtful due to a hamstring injury, Brovsky will have to maintain consistency against a much stronger DC United squad.