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September 5, 2010
Sixteen Harvard Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Sixteen Harvard varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA, it was announced Wednesday afternoon.

May 6, 2010
Harvard Releases 2010 Men’s Soccer Schedule
The Harvard men’s soccer team, which has reached the NCAA tournament in each of the last four seasons, will play six home games and face nine teams that qualified for last year’s NCAA postseason this upcoming fall.

April 19, 2010
Junot Named Head Men's Soccer Coach at Tufts
Former Harvard assistant coach Carl Junot has been named the head men’s soccer coach at Tufts, it was announced over the weekend.

April 8, 2010
Fucito Making His Mark in MLS With Seattle Sounders FC
Former Harvard All-America forward Michael Fucito '08-09 recently made his Major League Soccer debut with the Seattle Sounders FC.

March 27, 2010
Men’s Soccer Hands Out Team Awards at Annual Banquet
The Harvard men’s soccer team held its annual awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge Saturday, as the team honored the outstanding 2009 season that saw the Crimson advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.

February 25, 2010
Clark Named NSCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year
Jamie Clark, The Virginia B. and James O. Welch '52 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Soccer, was tabbed as the National Soccer Coaches Association Northeast Region Coach of the Year after leading the Crimson to a 14-4-1 record and an appearance in the third round of the NCAA tournament.

January 15, 2010
Akpan Selected in Second Round of MLS SuperDraft by Colorado Rapids; Nyamekye Chosen in Fourth Round by Columbus Crew
Forward Andre Akpan '09 and senior Kwaku Nyamekye of the Harvard men's soccer team were the only Ivy League players selected at the 2010 MLS SuperDraft, held Thursday in Philadelphia.

January 6, 2010
LaGreca and Millock Appointed Men's Soccer Captains for 2010
Juniors Jaren LaGreca and Robert Millock have been selected by their teammates as captains of the men’s soccer team for the 2010 season, Jamie Clark, The Virginia B. and James O. Welch, Jr. ’52 Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Soccer, announced Thursday

January 5, 2010
Akpan Honored as New England Soccer News Player of the Year
Andre Akpan of the Harvard men's soccer team led the Crimson and the Ivy League with 30 points and 12 goals this fall, as he helped Harvard reach as high as No. 6 in the national polls.

January 5, 2010
Rogers Tabbed to College Soccer News All-Freshman Second Team
Forward Brian Rogers of the Harvard men’s soccer team has been named to the College Soccer News All-Freshman second team, the publication announced Tuesday afternoon.

January 4, 2010
Akpan Named to College Soccer News Team of the Decade
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men’s soccer team was recently tabbed to the College Soccer News Team of the Decade, garnering a spot on the third team.

December 23, 2009
Akpan Signs Major League Soccer Contract
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men’s soccer team was among three collegiate seniors and four underclassmen from across the country to sign a Major League Soccer contract, the MLS announced.

December 18, 2009
Akpan, Rogers Take Home Soccer America Honors
Forward Andre Akpan, a finalist for the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, has been selected to the 2009 Soccer America MVPs team, while forward Brian Rogers earned a spot on the All-Freshman second team.

December 16, 2009
Season Recap: Ivy Title, Fourth-Straight Trip to NCAA Tournament Highlight Men's Soccer in 2009
Harvard repeated a unique feat this fall, as the Crimson men and women’s soccer teams each claimed the Ancient Eight crown, marking the first conference sweep for the Crimson in soccer since 1996.

December 14, 2009
Akpan Garners College Soccer News All-America Status
After being honored as a finalist for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, presented to the nation’s top soccer player, senior Andre Akpan continues to receive honors, as he was named to the College Soccer News All-America first team, the publication announced Monday.

December 14, 2009
Nyamekye, Akpan Invited to MLS Player Combine
Andre Akpan and Kwaku Nyamekye of the Harvard men’s soccer team are among 62 college seniors who have been invited to participate in the 2010 adidas Major League Soccer Player Combine.

December 11, 2009
Akpan Named a Finalist for Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, Tabbed to NSCAA All-America First Team
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men’s soccer team has been honored as one of three finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, presented to the nation’s top Division I men’s soccer player.

December 10, 2009
Harvard Earns Three Selections to NSCAA All-Northeast Region Team
Seniors Andre Akpan and Kwaku Nyamekye and freshman Brian Rogers of the Harvard men's soccer team were honored on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Northeast Region team.

December 3, 2009
Akpan Honored as a Semifinalist for Hermann Trophy
Senior forward Andre Akpan has earned his third straight appearance among the semifinalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer.

December 2, 2009
Akpan, Nyamekye Named ECAC Men’s Soccer All-Stars
Seniors Andre Akpan and Kwaku Nyamekye of the Harvard men’s soccer team have been named to the ECAC Division I Men’s Soccer All-Star team, the conference announced Wednesday afternoon.

December 1, 2009
Ten Fall Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-Ivy League
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the fall 2009-10 Academic All-Ivy League team.

November 29, 2009
Maryland Holds Off No. 10 Harvard, 2-0, in NCAA Third-Round Contest
The 10th-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss to Maryland in a third-round matchup of the 2009 NCAA tournament, held Sunday afternoon before 1,926 fans at Ohiri Field.

November 27, 2009
Crimson Readies for NCAA Third-Round Matchup With Maryland
The 10th-seeded Harvard men's soccer team will host Maryland, the defending national champion, with the winner advancing to the quarterfinals to face the winner of Virginia and Portland.

November 25, 2009
Akpan Among Nominees for Soccer News Net Player of the Year
Senior forward Andre Akpan, who leads Harvard with 30 points on 12 goals and six assists, was chosen as the Ivy League Player of the Year.

November 23, 2009
Harvard Announces Ticket Information for Men's Soccer NCAA Third-Round Game Against Maryland
Ticket information has been announced for Sunday's NCAA third-round men's soccer game between 10th-seeded Harvard and Maryland, which will be played at Ohiri Field at 1 p.m.

November 22, 2009
How Sweet It Is! Harvard Advances to Round of 16 with 3-0 Victory Over Monmouth
The 10th-seeded Harvard men’s soccer team scored twice in the second half to defeat Monmouth, 3-0, in a second-round game of the 2009 NCAA tournament before 1,312 fans at Ohiri Field Sunday afternoon.

November 20, 2009
Harvard Set to Host Monmouth in NCAA Second-Round Matchup at Ohiri Field Sunday
For the first time since 2007, 10th-seeded Harvard will host an NCAA tournament game, as the Crimson will welcome Monmouth to Ohiri Field Sunday for a second-round contest at 1 p.m.

November 19, 2009
Akpan Selected to Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Year
Harvard co-captain Andre Akpan, the Ivy League Player of the Year, garnered a spot on the Top Drawer Soccer second team after scoring 11 goals and amassing 28 points during the regular season.

November 17, 2009
Akpan Named Ivy League Player of the Year; Rogers Earns Conference Rookie of the Year Honors
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men’s soccer team has been tabbed the Ivy League Player of the Year, while freshman forward Brian Rogers has garnered Rookie of the Year honors, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon.

November 17, 2009
Ticket Information Announced for Men's Soccer NCAA Game
The Harvard men's soccer team will face either Monmouth or Connecticut in the second round of the 2009 NCAA tournament at Ohiri Field Sunday at 1 p.m.

November 16, 2009
Harvard Earns First-Round Bye in NCAA Tournament, Reaches NCAA Postseason Fourth-Straight Year
After winning the Ivy League title and earning the conference’s automatic bid, the Harvard men’s soccer team has earned the No. 10 seed in the 2009 NCAA Division I men’s soccer tournament.

November 16, 2009
Smith Earns COOP Honors
Richard Smith is the Harvard COOP athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 15. Smith netted his first collegiate goal in the Crimson’s 1-0 win over Penn.

November 16, 2009
Smith Tabbed Ivy League Rookie of the Week After Netting Game-Winning Goal in 1-0 Win Over Penn
Freshman defender Richard Smith of the ninth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team, who scored the game-winning goal in Harvard’s 1-0 win over Penn Sunday, has been honored as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.

November 15, 2009
No. 9 Harvard Clinches 13th Ivy League Title with 1-0 Win Over Penn
The ninth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team clinched the 2009 Ivy League regular-season title with a 1-0 victory over Penn Sunday afternoon at Ohiri Field.

November 14, 2009
Soccer Game Between No. 9 Harvard, Penn Postponed Due to Rain
The men’s soccer game between No. 9 Harvard and Penn has been postponed because of heavy rain. The game, originally slated for Saturday at 1 p.m., will now be played Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ohiri Field.

November 13, 2009
No. 9 Harvard Hosts Penn on Senior Day, Looks to Clinch Ivy League Title
The Crimson, which closes out the regular season against Penn Saturday at Ohiri Field, is looking to clinch the program’s 13th Ancient Eight title with a win against the Quakers.

November 9, 2009
Chi Named COOP Athlete of the Week
Alex Chi is the COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 8.

November 9, 2009
Rogers, Chi Sweep Weekly Ivy League Awards
Freshman forward Brian Rogers was tabbed the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the third time this season, while junior midfielder Alex Chi took home Player of the Week honors.

November 7, 2009
No. 11 Crimson Comes Back For 2-1 Overtime Win at Columbia
No. 11 Harvard came back from a goal down late in the second half and defeated Columbia 2-1 in overtime in a key Ivy League matchup Saturday evening.

November 6, 2009
No. 11 Crimson Visits Columbia in Final Road Contest of Regular Season
The 11th-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team, which sits atop the Ivy League standings with a 3-1-1 conference mark and 10 points, visits Columbia for an Ivy League contest Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.

November 2, 2009
Akpan Honored on College Soccer News National Team of the Week
Harvard senior forward Andre Akpan scored the game-winning goal in the 63rd minute in the 11th-ranked Crimson's 2-1 win over No. 21 Dartmouth Saturday afternoon.

October 31, 2009
No. 14 Harvard Earns 2-1 Win Over No. 21 Dartmouth
In the 83rd edition of the Harvard-Dartmouth rivalry, No. 14 Harvard downed No. 21 Dartmouth 2-1 in Ivy League men’s soccer action Saturday at Ohiri Field.

October 28, 2009
No. 14 Harvard Poised to Take on No. 21 Dartmouth
The 14th-ranked Crimson men's soccer team enters the game in third place in the conference with a 2-1-1 record, while No. 21 Dartmouth is tied for first with a 3-1 mark.

October 24, 2009
No. 9 Harvard Falls to Princeton in Double OT
The ninth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team fell in double-overtime to Princeton Saturday afternoon by the score of 2-1.

October 23, 2009
No. 9 Harvard Prepares to Play Princeton
No. 9 Harvard hosts Princeton in a key Ivy League contest Saturday afternoon at Ohiri Field. The Crimson enters the game unbeaten in conference play with a 2-0-1 record, while Princeton is fourth in the Ancient Eight standings with a 1-2 mark.

October 20, 2009
Mitchell, Akpan Notch Goals Late in Second Half as No. 9 Harvard Downs Providence, 2-1
Desmond Mitchell and Andre Akpan each tallied goals in the final minutes of action to propel the ninth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team to a 2-1 non-conference victory at Providence Tuesday afternoon.

October 19, 2009
Akpan Takes Home Ivy League Player of the Week Award
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the ninth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time this season, the conference announced Monday afternoon.

October 18, 2009
No. 6 Harvard Visits Providence Tuesday in Final Non-Conference Game of Regular Season
The sixth-ranked Crimson is coming off a 1-0 victory over No. 15 Brown Saturday and is looking to reach the 10-win plateau for the fourth straight season.

October 17, 2009
No. 6 Harvard Holds Off No. 15 Brown, Earns Second Ivy League Victory
Andre Akpan scored the game's only goal and Austin Harms made five saves to record his fifth shutout of the season, as sixth-ranked Harvard improves to 2-0-1 in conference play and 9-2-1 overall.

October 16, 2009
No. 6 Harvard, No. 15 Brown Set to Clash in Key Ivy League Matchup Saturday Afternoon
The sixth-ranked Crimson men's soccer team enters the game unbeaten in conference play with a 1-0-1 record, while No. 15 Brown is tied for first with a 2-0 mark.

October 14, 2009
No. 6 Harvard Drops Non-Conference Contest at No. 17 Connecticut
The sixth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team saw its three-game unbeaten streak snapped, as the Crimson suffered a 4-0 non-conference loss at No. 17 Connecticut.

October 13, 2009
No. 6 Crimson Set to Face No. 17 Connecticut in Road Contest Wednesday Evening
Coming off a 1-1 tie at Cornell Saturday, the sixth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team plays its third ranked opponent this season, as the Crimson visits No. 17 Connecticut Wednesday evening.

October 10, 2009
Chi's Goal in 77th Minute Helps No. 8 Harvard Earn 1-1 Tie at Cornell
With the eighth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team trailing, 1-0, late in the second half, Alex Chi knotted the game with his first goal of the season at 76:28, helping the Crimson draw Cornell, 1-1, Saturday evening.

October 8, 2009
No. 8 Men's Soccer Visits Cornell in Ivy League Contest Saturday Evening
The eighth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team, which is off to the program’s best start since 1996 with its 8-1 record, returns to conference play, visiting Ivy League rival Cornell Saturday night at 7 p.m.

October 7, 2009
Tsuda, Akpan Spark 2-0 Crimson Victory Over Holy Cross
Ben Tsuda and Andre Akpan notched a goal apiece as the No. 8 Harvard men’s soccer team defeated Holy Cross, 2-0, on a windy Wednesday afternoon at Ohiri Field.

October 6, 2009
No. 8 Harvard Readies for Mid-Week Non-Conference Matchup Against Holy Cross
The eighth-ranked Harvard men's soccer team is off to the program's best start since 1996 and owns a 3-0 record at home this season.

October 5, 2009
Rogers Named COOP Athlete of the Week
Brian Rogers is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 4.

October 5, 2009
Rogers Earns Second Nod as Ivy League Rookie of the Week
A native of Bronxville, N.Y., Brian Rogers netted his third game-winning goal of the season, scoring a golden goal in the 103rd minute to lift Harvard to a 1-0 victory at Yale Saturday evening.

October 3, 2009
Men's Soccer Game at Yale Delayed Due to Lightning
The contest between the Crimson and Bulldogs will begin at approximately 9 p.m., after the game was delayed because of lightning in the New Haven, Conn., area.

October 3, 2009
Rogers Scores Golden Goal in 103rd Minute to Propel No. 8 Harvard to 1-0 Victory at Yale
After waiting two hours to start the game due to lightning, the eighth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team earned a dramatic, 1-0, double overtime victory at archrival Yale Saturday evening.

October 1, 2009
No. 8 Men's Soccer Opens Ivy League Play at Yale
After suffering its first loss of the season Sept. 26 at then-No. 3 Wake Forest, the eighth-ranked Harvard men’s soccer team looks to grab its first Ivy League win of the season, as the team visits Yale Saturday evening.

September 28, 2009
Harms Named Ivy League Player of the Week for Second Time
Harvard goalkeeper Austin Harms has been honored as the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time this season, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. Harms, a sophomore, also received the distinction Sept. 14.

September 27, 2009
Senior Profile: Andre Akpan
Andre Akpan, a co-captain of the No. 8 Crimson men' s soccer team, is a two-time All-America selection and a candidate for the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, given to the nation's top Division I men's soccer player.

September 26, 2009
No. 6 Harvard's Upset Bid Falls Just Short at No. 3 Wake Forest, 1-0
The sixth-ranked Crimson saw its six-game unbeaten streak to start the season snapped Saturday evening against No. 3 Wake Forest.

September 24, 2009
No. 6 Harvard Travels to No. 3 Wake Forest for Top-10 Showdown Saturday Evening
The Crimson improved to 6-0 for the seventh time in program history after defeating New Hampshire, 1-0, Wednesday and seeks to remain one of five teams in the country with a perfect record this season.

September 23, 2009
No. 6 Harvard Earns 1-0 Road Win at New Hampshire
Brian Rogers scored in the 60th minute and Austin Harms recorded his third shutout of the year, as the Crimson improved to 6-0 on the season, matching the program's best start since 2007.

September 22, 2009
No. 6 Crimson Visits New Hampshire in Midweek Non-Conference Matchup
The Harvard men's soccer team is one of five remaining teams in the nation with a perfect record and is hoping to tie its best start since 2007 when the team began the year 6-0.

September 21, 2009
Akpan Named Top Drawer Soccer National Player of the Week; Crimson Moves Up to No. 6 in National Ranking
After scoring two goals and handing out an assist in Harvard's 4-1 victory at Fairfield Saturday evening, Andre Akpan earned several national awards, while Harvard remains one of five unbeaten teams in the nation.

September 19, 2009
No. 12 Harvard Remains Unbeaten With 4-1 Victory at Fairfield
Andre Akpan had two goals and an assist for five points, and freshmen Brian Rogers and Zack Wolfenzon each tallied a goal to guide the No. 12 Harvard men's soccer team to a 4-1 win at Fairfield Saturday evening.

September 17, 2009
No. 12 Harvard Takes on Fairfield in a Road Game Saturday Evening
The 12th-ranked Crimson, which has won all four games to start the season, will begin a stretch of four road games at Fairfield in a non-conference matchup Saturday evening.

September 14, 2009
Harms Named National Goalkeeper of the Week by College Soccer News; Harvard Jumps to No. 12 in National Ranking
Sophomore goalkeeper Austin Harms was also named the Ivy League Player of the Week, while freshman Brian Rogers was honored as the Ivy Co-Rookie of the Week.

September 13, 2009
Harvard Scores Three Times in Second Half, Shuts Out Army, 4-0
A trio of Harvard players found the back of the net and Austin Harms made six saves for his fourth victory of the season, as the Crimson men’s soccer team defeated Army, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at Ohiri Field.

September 12, 2009
Men's Soccer Looks to Continue Hot Start Against Army Sunday
Harvard, which is riding a three-game win streak to start the season, hosts Army in a non-conference matchup at Ohiri Field Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.

September 11, 2009
Crimson Knocks Off No. 14 Boston University in Battle of Unbeatens, 1-0
Jamie Rees scored a goal for the second straight game and Austin Harms made three saves for his second shutout in as many games, as the Harvard men’s soccer team defeated No. 14 Boston University by a score of 1-0 Friday afternoon at Ohiri Field.

September 10, 2009
Harvard Welcomes No. 14 Boston University in Key Non-Conference Matchup at Ohiri Field Friday
Harvard, which is receiving votes in the Soccer Times and NSCAA national polls this week, looks to grab its third straight win to start the season as the team hosts No. 14 Boston University.

September 8, 2009
Akpan Selected Ivy League Co-Player of the Week; Prozeller Earns Nod to Conference Honor Roll
After scoring two goals and assisting on three other Harvard tallies for seven points, senior forward Andre Akpan was named the Ivy League Co-Player of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

September 7, 2009
Crimson Powers Past Boston College, 2-0
Scott Prozeller and Jamie Rees each scored a goal and Andre Akpan handed out two assists to guide the Harvard men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory at Boston College in a non-conference matchup Monday afternoon.

September 4, 2009
Akpan Surpasses Century Mark in Career Points as Harvard Tops Stony Brook, 4-1
Andre Akpan, Harvard’s all-time leading scorer, became the first Crimson player to reach the century mark in points as he tallied two goals and handed out an assist to guide the Harvard men’s soccer team to a 4-1 victory over Stony Brook in its season opener Friday afternoon at Ohiri Field.

September 3, 2009
Free Soccer Clinic Before 2009 Season Openers
There will be a free goaltender soccer clinic at Harvard on Friday, Sept. 4 during the day.

September 3, 2009
Men's Soccer Hosts Stony Brook in Opener
Harvard, which is receiving votes in the Soccer Times preseason national poll, opens the 2009 campaign by hosting Stony Brook Friday afternoon at Ohiri Field.

August 26, 2009
Akpan Lauded on Soccer America Preseason All-America First Team
Harvard senior forward Andre Akpan earned his second preseason All-America nod this season, as he was named to the Soccer America Preseason All-America first team for the third consecutive year Wednesday.

August 24, 2009
Rowland Introduced as Volunteer Assistant Coach of Men's Soccer
Former All-America forward Jeffrey Rowland has been named a volunteer coach with the Harvard men’s soccer program, Jamie Clark, the Virginia B. and James O. Welch ’52 Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Soccer, announced Monday..

August 21, 2009
Season Preview: Men's Soccer Looks to Reach NCAA Tournament for Fourth Straight Year
After winning 12 games and advancing to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2008, the Crimson returns seven starters, including two All-Ivy League first team selections this season, as Harvard will look to remain among the nation’s elite.

August 12, 2009
Akpan Guides Chicago Fire PDL Team to League Final
Harvard senior forward Andre Akpan netted a goal in the 74th minute during the 2009 United Soccer Leagues (USL) Premier Development League title game Saturday evening.

August 11, 2009
Akpan Honored on Hermann Trophy Watch List
Harvard senior forward Andre Akpan has been named to the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Watch List, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced Tuesday.

August 10, 2009
Rousmaniere Returns from Volunteer Trip to Africa With Coaches Across Continents
Harvard senior midfielder Adam Rousmaniere recently volunteered for two months in Malawi with the Coaches across Continents program, founded by Seamus Malin ’62 and Nick Gates ’91.

July 19, 2009
Coaches Across Continents Wins Beyond Sport Award
Coaches across Continents, with the help of Seamus Malin ’62 and Nick Gates ’91, received the Best New Project Award at the prestigious Beyond Sport Awards held in London July 9.

July 6, 2009
Fucito Signs Professional Contract With Seattle Sounders FC
Former Harvard All-America forward Michael Fucito ’09 has signed a professional contract with the Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer (MLS), the Sounders announced this week.

July 2, 2009
Akpan Tabbed to College Soccer News Preseason All-America Team
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men’s soccer team has been named to the College Soccer News All-America first team for the second consecutive season, the publication announced this week. Akpan is one of two Ivy League players honored on the preseason All-America team.

June 30, 2009
Go Time: GoCrimson Redesign Launches July 1
The Harvard University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned official athletics' website, GoCrimson.com.