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Silverbacks add two Georgia natives, Argentine

On their first day of team workouts Monday, the Atlanta Silverbacks announced the additions of two midfielders and a central defender.

Midfielder Jordan Davis, a native of Peachtree City, played for the Silverbacks U-23 team from 2006-08 and was a captain on the Georgia State team. Alpharetta native Tyler Ruthven will join the team as a central defender. The South Carolina graduate has played for the Harrisburg City Islanders, Chicago Fire Premier and Colorado Rapids U-23 teams.

Argentina native Lucas Paulini will join the team after playing collegiatiely at Tusculum College (Tenn.) and Virginia Commonwealth.