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Garcia-Morillo Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week

Garcia-Morillo Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week

(photo credit Gil Talbot) 

PRINCETON, N.J. – After picking up three points this past weekend, Nico Garcia-Morillo has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference today (Oct. 8). This is Garcia-Morillo's first weekly honor and Harvard's first this season. 

On Saturday against No. 24 Cornell, the Key Biscayne, Fla. native tallied his first career goal that tied the match 1-1 heading into halftime. After picking up a loose ball at the 18, the forward beat the Big Red's keeper right-side for the score. Later in the match with Harvard down 3-1, Garcia-Morillo sent a cross to classmate Alfred Perez who cut Cornell's lead to one goal with less than eight minutes remaining in regulation. 

The Crimson heads out for a five-game road swing beginning with Boston College on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

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