Events Shop Audio / Video Umbro.com USL Home Nike Facebook Twitter UNation USL Home Facebook Twitter UNation Facebook Twitter UNation Facebook Twitter UNation Facebook Twitter UNation Facebook Twitter UNation Nike Nike Nike Nike RSS RSS RSS News Stats Scoreboard
|
Battery Defeat Georgia Southern
Take third victory of preseason with 4-1 win

Charleston Battery News Release -- www.charlestonbattery.com

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 www.charlestonbattery.com or call (843) 971-GOAL (4625).

© Copyright 2013 United Soccer Leagues. All rights reserved.
© Copyright 2013 Demosphere International, Inc. All rights reserved.
Youth Sports WebWriter Websites, Online Registration Management, Tournament and League Scheduling Systems