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Mack and Caskey Sign with Battery

March 29, 2011 - United Soccer League (USL) - Charleston Battery News Release

Charleston, SC. The Charleston Battery has agreed to terms with two more players for the upcoming USL PRO season. Midfielder's Alex Caskey and JC Mack both join the Battery after impressing during the preseason. Both players attended the Charleston Battery's final player trial in February.

Midfielder Alex Caskey joins the Battery for his rookie professional season after a four year college career with Davidson College. A native of Dunwoody, GA, Caskey 5-10, 152 lbs., 22yrs., did not miss a game during his four years at Davidson starting all 76 matches.

A Columbus, OH native JC Mack also joins the Battery for his rookie pro season. Mack, 5-7. 160 lbs., 22yrs., participated in the player trials in February and earned a roster spot following strong showings in the Carolina Challenge Cup. Mack previously played for the Chicago Fire PDL and Super 20's.

Head Coach Mike Anhaeuser commented "Alex and JC have both earned a spot on our roster and both players have tremendous potential to move up the professional ladder. Alex will add depth to our midfield and JC brings a dangerous player on the wing or up front."

Battery players to participate in Cooper River Bridge Run this Saturday

The Charleston Battery preseason preparations continue this Saturday morning as the team participates in the Cooper River Bridge Run. The complete Charleston Battery squad will once again take part in this annual 10k race with 40,000 other participants which begins in Mt. Pleasant and finishes in downtown Charleston.

The Charleston Battery kicks off the 2011 USL PRO season on Saturday, April 9 with a 7:30 PM match versus the Charlotte Eagles at Blackbaud Stadium ($10-$18, (843) 971-4625 / charlestonbattery.com).


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