October 12, 2011

TJ Popolizio Earns ECAC Offensive Player of the Week Honors

Providence, RI- Senior forward TJ Popolizio (Rexford, NY) scored two goals in a 1-0-1 week for the Bears, which included a 0-0 tie against No. 9 St. John's, to earn Ivy League Player of the Week honors and also ECAC Offensive Player of the Week honors. 

Against Princeton University on Saturday evening, Popolizio scored in the 81st minute to tie the game at 2-2.  Then, just 1:23 into overtime, Popolizio connected on teammate Taylor Gorman's free kick to score the game-winning goal in a dramatic come from behind victory.

Popolizio now has four game-winning goals on the year and leads all Ivy League scorers with eight goals.