Hammerheads to wear pink in Saturday’s home match


WILMINGTON, NC (HAMMERHEADS) — Wilmington Hammerheads will host the Charleston Battery Saturday, August 20th at Legion Stadium, kicking off at 7pm.

The last time these teams met was on May 21st where Charleston took home a 1-0 win, and previous to that, won 2-1 on April 9th. Saturday’s match will be their third meeting of the season, and the final match for the Port City team to fight for the Southern Derby Cup this season.

Wilmington’s head coach Mark Briggs stated, “Charleston is a very solid team and are competing at the top for a reason. It will be a great game against an instate rival and we plan on putting in a no nonsense performance for our fans.”

Wilmington Notes

  • Accumulated 25 goals
  • Played 22 games
  • Accumulated 186 shots, with 70 on goal
  • Overall save percentage is .688, with 77 saves

Charlotte Notes

  • Accumulated 28 goals
  • Played 22 games
  • Accumulated 251 shots, with 99 on goal
  • Overall save percentage is .723, with 60 saves

Wilmington Players to Watch

#10 Justin Moose, Midfield

  • Accumulated 1,519 minutes of playing time in all 22 games
  • Signed with Wilmington for the 2015 season
  • Only received one yellow card
  • Dangerous when paired with #7 Austin Martz when offensively attacking

#18 Stefan Defregger, Forward

  • Accumulated 561 minutes of playing time in 15 games
  • Earned three assists against Toronto FC II on July 2nd, where he played all 90 minutes
  • Signed with Wilmington for the 2015 season
  • Only received one yellow card

Don’t miss this weekend’s match against the local rival team, Charleston Battery, for PINK NIGHT. This is your chance to cheer on Wilmington as they sport Pink jersey’s to benefit NHRMC Foundation’s Pink Ribbon Project. The auction for these pink jerseys is open now and will remain open until August 29th. Visit http://bit.ly/2aodKhs to bid on a jersey today! Call 910.777.2111 or visit wilmingtonhammerheads.com to purchase your tickets today!

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