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Athlete of the Week: Akeel ’16 pushes Bruno past Bulldogs with two goals

Tariq Akeel ’16, the team’s leading scorer, wasted no time collecting two more against Yale, helping the squad to its fourth consecutive win.

Men’s soccer midfielder Tariq Akeel ’16 continued his impressive year Saturday with two quick goals against Yale in a 3-1 victory. Akeel has played in every game this season and leads the team (7-6-3, Ivy 3-1-2) with 14 points — six goals and eight assists. During his first year Akeel played in all 19 matches and was selected for the team’s Britton Chichester Award, which is given to the first-year who best embodies sportsmanship.

For his leadership throughout the year and outstanding play this weekend, Akeel is named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.