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Tars Capture SSC Weekly Awards Again

Tars Capture SSC Weekly Awards Again

MELBOURNE, Fla. (September 10, 2018) – Rollins has swept the Sunshine State Conference weekly awards for the second consecutive week.  Stefan Avram earns his second straight Offensive Player of the Week honor, and third of his career, while Eidur Ivarsson earns his first Defensive Player of the Week Award.

The Tars looked dominant in their first two road contests of 2018.  The Tars defeated West Florida 3-1, then took down Spring Hill, who received votes in the latest national poll, 4-0.

Avram netted three more goals on the week, and tallied his first assist of the season, good for seven points this week. The senior scored a vital first goal, and dished out the game clincher at West Florida, he then scored twice in the Tars 4-0 victory over receiving votes Spring Hill.  His six goals and 13 points are both SSC bests.

Ivarsson started his first collegiate game against the Argos in Pensacola.  The freshman made five saves, and surrendered just the one goal, for his first win.  The Iceland native then made another five saves against Spring Hill, preserving his first career clean sheet.  His .909 save percentage, and his five saves per game each rank second in the SSC.

The Tars close out the non-conference portion of the schedule with contests against Southeastern and Trinity Baptist this week.  The Tars and Fire get the action underway Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Barker Family Stadium.

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