RICHMOND, Va. – VCU's Siad Haji was honored with the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award after scoring back-to-back game-winning goals this weekend. Haji was also selected to TopDrawerSoccer's Men's Team of the Week and the ODU Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team, as well as the tournament's MVP.
Haji, a junior midfielder from Manchester, N.H., helped spur VCU to a 2-0 weekend sweep of Temple and Santa Clara. On Friday, Haji's converted penalty kick and first goal of the season pushed the Rams past Temple 1-0.
On Sunday against Santa Clara, Haji scored off a rebound in the seventh minute of overtime to send the Rams home a winner. Haji leads the Rams in goals (2), points (5) and shots (10) this season.
The Rams will travel to Bloomington, Ind. to face the No. 4 Indiana in their first road match of the season on Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.