Linden Honored as Ivy League Player of the Week

Tim Linden's first career goal counted as the game-winning tally at No. 18 Penn (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After scoring the game-winning goal in the 109th minute and registering a career-high three points in Harvard’s 2-1 victory at No. 18 Penn Saturday, junior Tim Linden of the Harvard men’s soccer team has been tabbed the Ivy League Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.

After the Crimson fell behind 1-0 in the first half, Linden helped Harvard tie the game, as he earned the primary assist on Brian Rogers’s goal at 41:16 of the first half.  Linden stepped up again in the second overtime when he accepted a pass from Connor McCarthy, made one touch and then buried a shot into the back of the net to win the game for Harvard at 108:10.

 Harvard concluded its season 5-7-5 overall and 2-3-2 in the Ivy League.