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Tars Close Conference Schedule With Win

Tars Close Conference Schedule With Win
TAMPA, Fla. (October 25, 2014) -

Down early, Rollins fired back with two goals late in the first half and held on late on Saturday night, defeating Tampa, 2-1, to close out conference play.

The Tars improve to 9-4-1 overall and finish with a 5-2-1 record in the SSC.

Matt Volk and Tosan Popo each scored in the victory while Popo, Brett Durrance and Skyler Russell each added an assist.

In goal, Julian Grundler played the full 90 minutes in his first game back from injury after leaving the game at Lynn back on Oct. 7, finishing with three saves.

The Spartans would take a 1-0 lead midway through the first half when Monty Berrow finished off a cross from Chris Campbell in the 23rd minute.

Volk then pulled Rollins back even at a goal apiece just eight minutes later, his second goal of the season, heading in a cross from Popo in the 31st minute.

Just before half, Popo would give the Tars their first lead of the game at 2-1 with Durrance and Russell each credited with an assist.

Popo's score would prove to be the game winner as both teams failed to score in the second half.

The Tars will take a short rest before hosting Palm Beach Atlantic on Tuesday, Oct. 28th for senior day. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. Fans that can't make it to the game, can watch all the action live in HD on the Geico Tars Sports Network on RollinsSports.com

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