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Mother's Day with the Mariners

May 12, 2006 - USL First Division (USL-1) - Virginia Beach Mariners News Release

Virginia Beach, VA- The Virginia Beach Mariners will host Montreal Impact at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex on Sunday May 14th at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

Montreal Impact, currently 1-0-1 for the 2006 season, was both the 2004 and 2005 USL First Division Champions. They set a club record in 2005 for 15 consecutive games played without a loss, winning 9 consecutive road games. Montreal Impact, one of the most popular teams in the USL First Division continuously sets home game attendance records attracting 150,000 fans last season.

Losing both of their 2005 season games against the Montreal Impact, the Virginia Beach Mariners and their "We got a new attitude" are anxious to see what this season will bring. The Mariners will play Sunday's game, the first of 4 games played against Montreal Impact, with a 2-1-0 record this season.

"We are excited to welcome Montreal Impact to the Sportsplex. It is no doubt that Montreal is a strong team with a remarkable record, however, we are confident Sunday's game will showcase some intense competition," stated Mike McCann, Managing Team Director.

The Virginia Beach Mariners will recognize 'soccer moms' for Mother's Day with a chance to win numerous prizes including a 2 karat diamond tennis bracelet from Boulevard Jewelers.

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