The first-place Carolina RailHawks (2W-1T-0L, 7pts) will host league-rival Minnesota United (1W-1T-1L, 4pts) on Saturday, August 24 at 7:00pm ET. The match will take place at WakeMed Soccer Park, where the RailHawks are unbeaten (10W-1T-0L) over NASL and U.S. Open Cup play in 2013. Saturday’s match will be broadcast on CarolinaRailHawks.com and 99.9HD-3 The Ticket.
On Saturday night the RailHawks’ Spread Your Wings Charity, Inc will host the Third Annual ‘Kicks for Kids’ Night presented by PNC Bank. Spread Your Wings Charity teams up with various local charities including the United Way, Boys and Girls Club, and other local non-profits on ‘Kicks for Kids’ Night to provide underserved youth and their families the opportunity to experience a RailHawks game and soccer clinic. Focusing on serving children of the Triangle community, Spread Your Wings Charity teaches children the importance of healthy living and being active through various soccer related programs.
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Shriver Named NASL Player of the Week
Brian Shriver was named NASL Player of the Week after a two-goal performance in the RailHawks 3-0 victory over the New York Cosmos. Shriver’s goals in the 8th minute and 28th minute propelled him to the top of the NASL Golden Boot standings with 11 goals. After an 8-goal Spring Season, Shriver has continued his scoring prowess with 3 goals scored in 3 Fall Season games.
For his performance, Shriver was also voted by RailHawks fans as the CREE Bright Spot of the Match. The CREE Bright Spot of the Match will rely on a fan vote to determine which Carolina RailHawks player stood out the most amongst his fellow teammates in the week’s match.
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