Connor McCarthy Tabbed Ivy League Rookie of the Week

Connor McCarthy scored the game-winning goal in Harvard's 1-0 win at Holy Cross Oct. 6 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Connor McCarthy of the Harvard men's soccer team has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. 

McCarthy, a freshman forward from Ridgefield, Conn., scored the game-winning goal for his first collegiate score in Harvard's 1-0 victory at Holy Cross Wednesday.  In the win over the Crusaders, classmate Kyle Henderson sent a pass to McCarthy, who kicked the ball into the back of the net from the left side at 46:47.

With the win at Holy Cross and a 1-1 tie against Cornell Oct. 9, Harvard is 2-0-1 in its last three games, improving to 4-3-4 overall and 1-0-1 in the Ivy League. The Crimson visits No. 20 Brown in a key Ivy League matchup in Providence, R.I., Saturday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.