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Battery Sign Midfielder Nicki Paterson

January 21, 2011 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Charleston Battery News Release

Charleston, SC. The Charleston Battery has agreed to terms with midfielder Nicki Patterson. A native of Lanark, Scotland Paterson comes to the Battery after spending the 2010 season with the Real Maryland Monarchs. Paterson joins the Charleston Battery subject to USSF approval.

Patterson was a member of Scottish side Motherwell's youth academy but his first senior contract was with Scotland's Hamilton Academicals. In 2005 Paterson moved to the US to attend and play for the University of Las Vegas - Nevada where he was a four-year starter.

Battery Head Coach Mike Anhaeuser commented "Nicki is a solid pro who and player that fits in with the qualities we are looking for. He will bring experience to our squad in the midfield."

After college Paterson joined the Harrisburg City Islanders in 2009 before switching to the Real Maryland Monarchs for the 2010 season.

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