Senior forward Quentin Albrecht's second and third goals last week came late in regulation to tie San Diego State and in overtime (via bicycle kick, no less) to give FIU guys' soccer its second win against a ranked opponent this year.
And that's why Albrecht's the Conference USA Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
As a beat reporter covering the athletic department, I often like to hunker down to work in the public buildings where much of the athletic department works. Some people don't like that.
Others see me and remember they want to inform me of things such as: of the 16 FIU Stadium inside suites, nine now have been sold to outside entities and five and a half have been sold to inside FIU entities. My count at the start of the season showed five unsold suites and only six sold to outside entities.
Why does it matter? Because the department can use every dollar and ticket sold it can get.
FIU opened an 11.5-point underdog to Alabama-Birmingham this week. Early line hunters saw that and jumped all over UAB like good barbecue. The line's now up to 15 some places, 15.5 others and 16 in one place.