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Two Mariners named to USL first Division team of the week

September 7, 2005 - USL First Division (USL-1) - Virginia Beach Mariners News Release

Steve Shak and Darren Caskey of the Virginia Beach Mariners were named to the "USL First Division Team of the Week" by the United Soccer Leagues. Shak and Caskey were honored for their performance during the Mariners 2-0 defeat of Portland at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex on September 2. The Mariners were the only team to have two players on this week's list.

Caskey, a midfielder from Nottingham England and the Mariners' leading scorer, was honored for his two assists of the night and Shak for the game's second goal. Caskeys' assists to teammates Jakob Fenger and Shak allowed the Mariners to score twice in the shut out against Portland. Shak is a midfielder from Cerritos, California in his second season with the club. It was his first goal of the season. Caskey was also named to the USL First Division Team of the Week on July 26 for his assist in the team's 2-1 win over Rochester on July 23. The Mariners will close out the 2005 season at Rochester on Saturday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m.

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