Epps, Moore and Bottari Named to National Class of 2015 Top 150 Prospects
Congratulations to Rex Epps (U18), Caleb Moore (U16) and Michele Bottari (U16) who have all been named to the Student Sports Boys Soccer Class of 2015 Top 150 Prospect List. These 3 players were identified by a panel of soccer experts, that includes current club coaches, recent NCAA Division I coaches and one former MLS player. To read the story and see the list go to Student Sports.
Hunter Danna scores 2 goals for Univ. of Memphis
SCU Battery Alumni Making an Impact in University Programs
One of the top priorities of the SC United Battery Development Academy is to assist players in getting college athletic scholarships to a college or university of their choice.
Fifteen players from the class of 2013 are playing and contributing to their teams early in the season as freshman. These include Joe Wichmann, Matt Aurednik, Josh Schooler, Koty Millard, Eli Dent, Hamilton Carlin, Andrew Davis, Brock King, Erik Clark, Christian Jablonski, Hunter Danna, Andrew Eskinazi, Roberto Medina, Joe Terry, and Pietro Bottari.
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Academy Round-up: Battery Teams Split 2-1!
TRIDENT ACADEMY FIELD, MOUNT PLEASANT: The Charleston Battery’s two younger academy teams ran off big wins this weekend while the Academy’s senior squad dropped an 0-2 decision to visiting Chargers SC.
SC United Battery Academy enjoyed a generally successful weekend double-header series with IMG Academy from Bradenton, FL. The local academy compiled a 2-1-1 record Saturday and Sunday, making the most of the visitors’ request to save money by playing on back-to-back days. For full article and photos go to
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Austin Savage Scores Game Winner for Charleston Battery
Battery advance to US Open Cup third round to face MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes
Portland, OR. The Charleston Battery defeated the Portland Timbers U23’s by a score of one goal to nil on Tuesday evening at Jeld Wen Field. Rookie forward Austin Savage headed home the winner in the 60th minute to lift the Battery to victory. The win means that Charleston will move on to face Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes in a third round game to be played next Tuesday night at Blackbaud Stadium.
CHS SOCCER.NET - The S.C. United Battery Academy played its first home date of the fall season Sunday at Blackbaud Stadium, dropping one-goal decisions in the U14 and U18 matches but picking up a 3-1 win over the U16s from the Carolina Railhawks Academy.
SC United Battery Development Academy Season Home Opener
Sunday, September 15, 2013
South Carolina’s USSF Development Academy team, SC United Battery, will open its regular home season on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Blackbaud Stadium, Daniel Island, SC. SC United Battery will be involved in triple header action with three games featuring all three of its age level teams 14, 16 and 18 vs the Capital Area RailHawks; the games kick off at 9 AM, 11:30 AM and 2 PM with no charge for admission.
Austin Savage signs Professionally with the Charleston Battery
Forward Austin Savage became the first SC United Battery Academy player to sign a full professional contract with the Charleston Battery on April 3, 2013.
Savage played for the Charleston Battery’s affiliate USSF Development Academy team, Bridge FA, from 2007-2009. Savage was also a 4-year player at Clemson and standout high school player at Stratford High School scoring a school record 113 goals.
South Carolina United Battery ranks as 24th Best Boys Club in the US
Soccer Americaselects the top 30 clubs based on success of their teams in national youth competitions over the last three years (2010-12) and the selection of their current players to national youth teams and other national youth events in 2012.
The SCU Battery 14 Academy team competed in the National Premier League Champions Cup in Waukegan, IL, on July 27-31, 2012. The team went 2-2 in the tournament (lost 0-2 to National Champions FC Dallas, lost 0-1 to Chicago Fire, then won 2-0 over HBC New York and 2-0 over Chicago Sockers), finishing 5th in the Nation.
Koty Millard, 16 Development Academy
Pre-Academy and Developmental Academy Achieve Lofty Goals
South Carolina United Battery’s Pre-Academy and Developmental Academy teams achieve lofty goals for 2011-12 season
Charleston, SC The 2011-12 season will be remembered for firsts as South Carolina United and the Charleston Battery joined forces to raise the level of elite boy’s soccer in the state of South Carolina.
SCU Battery 14 Pre-Academy team wins the first ever Southeast Pre-Academy League Championship in Raleigh. The team will represent the region in the National Premier Leagues Champions Cup in Chicago on July 27-31, 2012.
U.S. Soccer Development Academy Moves to 10-Month Season Starting in 2012-13
Feb. 11, 2012
After receiving overwhelming support from the Development Academy membership, the Academy is moving to a schedule beginning in the fall of 2012 that runs from September through June (or July based on postseason play). This creates a format that is similar to those followed by the elite soccer playing nations around the world as the Development Academy and U.S. Soccer continue their goal of closing the performance gap with the top soccer nations.Complete article http://www.ussoccer.com/News/Development-Academy/2012/02/Development-Academy-Moves-to-10-Month-Season.aspx