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Battery Defeat Georgia Southern
Take third victory of preseason with 4-1 win

Charleston Battery News Release --

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Charleston Battery topped Georgia Southern in a pre-season scrimmage played this evening at Blackbaud Stadium. After going up by three goals at halftime, the Battery only allowed one second-half goal and scored another themselves to get the 4-1 win.

The Battery got on the board first in the 10th minute with a goal from Haviel Cordeves. Jose Cuevas then found the back of the net in the 28th minute to make it 2-0. In the 31st minute the Georgia Southern goalkeeper misplayed the ball and it bounced over his head and into the net to make it 3-0.

Georgia Southern got on the board five minutes into the second half to make it 3-1, but trialist Gibson Bardsley found the back of the net in the 61st minute to make it 4-1 and secure the win for the Battery.

The Charleston Battery continue their preseason schedule on Thursday night as they host Coastal Carolina at Blackbaud Stadium at 6 p.m.

All preseason home games are free to attend, except for the Saturday, March 23rd contest against the Wilmington Hammerheads; tickets for this rematch of the 2012 USL PRO Championship game will be $7 for bleacher seats and $12 for club seats with group discounts available through the Battery ticket office.

To purchase tickets or for more information please visit or call (843) 971-GOAL (4625).

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