Providence, R.I. – Tulsa men’s soccer player Matthew Puig was named this week’s American Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week, as announced today by the league office.

Puig, a freshman forward from Edmond, Okla., led the Golden Hurricane to wins over #6 Creighton and UCF last week as he had two goals and seven shots.  He had a team-best six shots in 78 minutes, and scored the game-winning goal in the 89th minute against #6 Creighton.  Puig then scored in the 81st to put TU up 2-1 over UCF, a game TU ended up winning 3-2.