VCU’s Fisher Earns Pair of Men’s Soccer Weekly Honors
RICHMOND, Va. – VCU sophomore Devon Fisher garnered a pair of weekly awards on Monday after helping guide the Rams to a 1-0-1 mark against a pair of ranked opponents over the weekend. Fisher was named Atlantic 10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week, while also earning a spot on College Soccer News' National Team of the Week.
VCU battled No. 9 New Mexico to a 1-1 draw on Friday before scoring three unanswered goals in the final 13 minutes to upset No. 13 Maryland 3-2 in College Park on Sunday.
Fisher, who finished the weekend with a pair of goals on three shots, scored the equalizer (56th minute) against the Lobos and capped off VCU's rally with the game-winner in the 87th minute against the Terrapins.
VCU is now 4-1-1 against ranked opponents the last two seasons.
The Rams continue their three-match road swing with a visit to fifth-ranked Akron on Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. before facing Niagara on Sept. 15. VCU returns to Sports Backers Stadium on Sept. 21 against No. 12 Coastal Carolina.