RICHMOND, Va. – VCU's Peter Pearson was honored with the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Soccer Co-Offensive Player of the Week award after scoring two goals, including the game winner, in a 2-1 win over St. Bonaventure in the regular season finale. He shared this award with Ryan Mingachos of George Mason.
Pearson, a Virginia Beach native, scored two goals in the 2-1 win over St. Bonaventure this past Wednesday. His first goal came in the 54th minute which equalized the match at 1-1. He scored his second goal of the match in the 73rd minute to give VCU a 2-1 lead, which the Rams never gave back.
This was not the first time Pearson scored a game-winning goal this season as he pushed VCU past George Washington earlier in the season by scoring in the 89th minute to give VCU its eighth win of the season. Throughout the regular season, Pearson has scored five goals and registered one assist.