2011 Charleston Battery season

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Charleston Battery
2011 season
OwnerEngland Tony Bakker
ManagerUnited States Michael Anhaeuser
StadiumBlackbaud Stadium
USL Pro4th
PlayoffsDivision Semifinals
U.S. Open Cup2nd Rd
Top goalscorerScotland Nicki Paterson (3 goals)
Highest home attendance4,083
vs. Charlotte (Apr 9)
Lowest home attendance3,328
vs. Richmond (May 24)
Average home league attendance3,568
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The 2011 Charleston Battery season is the eighteenth season of the Charleston Battery. It is their second consecutive year in the third tier of American soccer, playing in the USL Professional Division for their inaugural season.

Additionally, the Battery participated in the second round propers of the 2011 U.S. Open Cup.

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

As of May 27, 2011.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
0 United States GK Sean O'Connor (on loan from Carolina)
1 United States GK Andrew Dykstra
2 United States DF Mark Wiltse
3 United States DF Graham Dugoni
5 Canada DF Nigel Marples
6 New Zealand MF Cole Peverley
7 Jamaica MF Evan Taylor
8 Scotland MF Nicki Paterson
9 Jamaica FW Dane Kelly
10 Brazil FW Diego Walsh
13 United States MF Kevin Jackson
14 United States MF Alex Caskey
No. Position Player
15 The Gambia FW Seedy Bah
16 South Africa MF Stephen Armstrong
17 United States MF Jon Gruenewald
19 United States FW Levi Coleman
20 United States MF J. C. Mack
21 United States DF Brandon Massie
22 United States DF Sean Flatley
23 United States DF Mike Zaher
24 United States MF Zach Prince
25 United States MF John Wilson
30 United States GK Keith Wiggans
32 Republic of Ireland DF Colin Falvey

Management and staff[edit]

Table[edit]

American Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Orlando City SC (C) 24 15 6 3 36 16 +20 51 2011 USL Pro Commissioner's Cup, 2011 USL Pro Playoffs
2 Wilmington Hammerheads (A) 24 14 3 7 42 30 +12 45 2011 USL Pro Playoffs[a]
3 Richmond Kickers (A) 24 12 5 7 35 21 +14 41
4 Charleston Battery (A) 24 10 5 9 24 25 −1 35
5 Charlotte Eagles 24 9 6 9 32 29 +3 33
6 Antigua Barracuda 24 9 2 13 32 32 0 29
Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: Points, then tiebreak: 1) Head-to-head record based on total points in League games, 2) Total wins in League games, 3) Goal difference in League games, 4) Goals scored in League games, etc.[2].
(A) Advances to USL Pro Playoffs; (C) Commissioner's Cup (best regular season record).
Notes:
  1. ^ The top four clubs in each division are guaranteed spots in the 2011 USL Pro Playoffs.

Match reports[edit]

Carolina Challenge Cup[edit]

USL Pro[edit]

The Battery began their season with a 1-0 win over Charlotte on an own goal by Eagles defender Mark Bloom. They then traveled to Dayton, winning 2-1 with goals by Nicki Paterson and Colin Falvey. Next came a 2-1 loss to Richmond with Levi Coleman opening the scoring.

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Goals: Scotland Nicki Paterson-3 goals; Jamaica Dane Kelly-1 goal; Republic of Ireland Colin Falvey-1 goal; South Africa Stephen Armstrong-1 goal; United States Levi Coleman-1 goal; United States Jon Gruenewald-1 goal; The Gambia Seedy Bah-1 goal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charleston Battery". Charleston Battery. Archived from the original on 2012-04-21. Retrieved 2012-07-26.
  2. ^ See Rule 2.11 League Regulations