2014 News

December 23, 2014
Ivy League Announces Fall 2014 Academic All-Ivy Team
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard – who have been named to the fall 2014 Academic All-Ivy League team.

December 16, 2014
Harvard Athletics - Fall 2014 Highlights

December 16, 2014
Season Recap: 2014 Men's Soccer

December 12, 2014
Behind the Crimson: Men's Soccer

December 11, 2014
Three Men's Soccer Standouts Named to NSCAA All-Region Teams
Three members of the Harvard men’s soccer team have earned NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Region honors, the NSCAA announced on Dec. 10. Sophomore Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu was tabbed to the All-East Region Second Team, while junior co-captain Mark Ashby and classmate Tim Schmoll were named to the region’s Third Team.

November 20, 2014
Ashby, Brown Pave Way for Five Men's Soccer All-Ivy Nods
After enjoying its most successful season in five years, the Harvard men’s soccer team had five student-athletes named to All-Ivy teams, including the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year Mark Ashby and the Ivy League Rookie of the Year Sam Brown.

November 16, 2014
Registration Open for Men's Soccer Winter ID Clinic
Registration is now open for the Harvard men's Winter ID Clinic. A two-day event, the clinic is open to all players in grades 8-12 and will run on a first come, first served basis. Please see dates below.

November 15, 2014
Sady's Last-Minute Goal Lifts Men's Soccer Over Penn, 1-0
It took nearly 90 minutes, but the Harvard men’s soccer team upended Penn at Rhodes Field on Saturday, 1-0, thanks to a Christian Sady marker in traffic with just 24 seconds left. The Crimson improves to 11-4-2 (4-1-2 Ivy), its best regular-season finish since 2009, while the Quakers fall to 6-9-2 (2-3-2 Ivy).

November 14, 2014
Regular Season Finale at Penn Awaits Men's Soccer
Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, the Harvard men’s soccer team hopes to capitalize on its outside shot at the Ivy League title. The Crimson (10-4-2, 3-1-2 Ivy) treks to Philadelphia to take on the Penn Quakers (6-8-2, 2-2-2 Ivy), needing a win and outside help for the crown.

November 8, 2014
Men's Soccer Halts Columbia, 1-0, on Senior Day
The Harvard men's soccer team downed Columbia on Saturday night at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium, turning in a physical and tactical 1-0 victory on Senior Day.

November 8, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Soccer Halts Columbia, 1-0

November 7, 2014
Men's Soccer Celebrates Senior Day Versus Columbia

November 1, 2014
Men's Soccer, Dartmouth End in 1-1 Draw
The Harvard men’s soccer team and Dartmouth battled it out at Burnham Field on Saturday night, but the two clubs ended in a 1-1 draw, keeping things close in the Ivy League standings. The Crimson (9-4-2, 2-1-2 Ivy) is now just two points behind Big Green (9-4-2, 3-1-1 Ivy) and Princeton (8-3-3, 3-1-1 Ivy) with two games remaining.

October 31, 2014
Men's Soccer Heads to Hanover to Duel with Dartmouth
The Harvard men’s soccer team looks to regain control atop the Ivy League standings this weekend as the Crimson treks north to Hanover, New Hampshire, to take on league front-runner Dartmouth on Saturday. Both Harvard and Dartmouth own identical 9-4-1 overall records, but the Big Green has gone 3-1-0 against Ancient Eight opponents, just ahead of the Crimson at 2-1-1.

October 28, 2014
Fleischman's Two Tallies Lift Men's Soccer to 2-0 Victory over Stony Brook
Junior Philip Fleischman’s two goals was all the scoring that was needed on Tuesday night, as the Harvard men’s soccer team came away with a 2-0 victory over Stony Brook at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. The game represented Harvard’s (9-4-1, 2-1-1) final nonconference bout of the regular season and its ninth victory at home in 2014.

October 28, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Soccer Shuts Down Stony Brook, 2-0

October 27, 2014
Stony Brook on Tuesday Docket for Men's Soccer
For the final time in 2014, the Harvard men’s soccer team will step outside of Ivy League play as the Crimson (8-4-1, 2-1-1 Ivy) welcomes in Stony Brook (4-10-1, 2-3-0 America East) for a Tuesday battle at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.

October 25, 2014
Men's Soccer's Comeback Bid Falls Short at Princeton, 3-2
Down 3-0 to Princeton on Saturday night, the Harvard men’s soccer team fought its way back, but the comeback bid was not enough as the Tigers (7-3-3, 2-1-1 Ivy) upended the Crimson (8-4-1, 2-1-1 Ivy), 3-2. The loss marks the first for Harvard since Sept. 13, ending a nine-game unbeaten streak.

October 24, 2014
Men's Soccer Clashes with Princeton Saturday
Still clinching on to the top spot in the Ivy League standings, the Harvard men’s soccer team looks to keep the momentum rolling this weekend with another Ancient Eight duel on the road. The Crimson (8-3-1, 2-0-1 Ivy) will head south to Princeton to take on the Tigers (6-3-3, 1-1-1 Ivy) in a Saturday night showdown.

October 18, 2014
Men's Soccer Ties Brown, 1-1, to Remain Unbeaten in Ivy Play
Behind a goal from Tim Schmoll and four crucial saves from Evan Mendez in goal, the Harvard men’s soccer team remained unbeaten in its last nine contests, coming away with a 1-1 draw with Brown on Saturday at Stevenson Field. The Crimson improves to 8-3-1 with a 2-0-1 record in Ivy League play.

October 17, 2014
Men's Soccer Battles Brown to Remain Atop Ivy League Standings
Gunning to maintain the top spot in the Ivy League standings, the Harvard men’s soccer team is set for its first Ancient Eight road test as the Crimson head to Providence to take on Brown at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

October 15, 2014
Second Half Surge Powers Men's Soccer Past Holy Cross, 3-0
On the heels of a three-goal second half, the Harvard men’s soccer team continued its winning ways Wednesday night with a thorough 3-0 win over Holy Cross at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. The Crimson’s eighth win in a row – the longest streak since nine games in 2006 – moves the club to 8-3 (2-0 Ivy), while the Crusaders fall to 5-5-2 (2-2 Patriot).

October 15, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Soccer Surges Past Holy Cross, 3-0

October 13, 2014
Men's Soccer Welcomes Holy Cross for Wednesday Clash
Enjoying one of its best seasons in recent history, the Harvard men’s soccer team aims to keep things rolling as it hosts Holy Cross in a nonconference battle on Wednesday. The Crimson (7-3, 2-0 Ivy League) and Crusaders (5-4-2, 2-2 Patriot League) are set to take to Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium at 7 p.m.

October 11, 2014
Men's Soccer Extends Win Streak with 1-0 Win Over Cornell
The Harvard men’s soccer team pushed its win streak to seven games on Saturday evening with a grinding 1-0 win over Cornell at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. The seven consecutive victories is the most by a Harvard team since the 2006 campaign. Senior Hiroki Kobayashi tallied the game’s lone goal as the Crimson improve to 7-3, 2-0 in Ivy League play.

October 11, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Soccer Downs Cornell, 1-0

October 10, 2014
Men's Soccer Plays Host to Cornell Saturday
Looking to move to 2-0 in Ivy League play, the Harvard men’s soccer team turns its attention to Cornell this weekend as the Big Red makes the journey to Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The Crimson (6-3-0, 1-0-0 Ivy) is aiming for its seventh consecutive victory, while the Big Red (6-3-1, 0-1-0 Ivy) is looking to avenge its loss to Harvard from a year ago.

October 4, 2014
Men's Soccer Keeps Streak Alive, Downs Yale, 1-0, to Open Ivy Play
The Harvard men’s soccer team extended its winning streak to six games on Saturday with a grueling 1-0 win over Yale at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. The six consecutive wins mark the longest such streak since the 2009 season.

October 4, 2014
Highlights: Men's Soccer Upends Rival Yale, 1-0

October 3, 2014
Ivy League Play Begins for Men's Soccer with Visit from Yale
Riding a five-game win streak, the Harvard men’s soccer team will test its mettle this weekend as Ivy League play gets underway. The Crimson (5-3) is set to host Yale (0-6-2) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.

September 26, 2014
Men's Soccer Outmuscles UMass in Overtime, 3-2
With its back against the wall yet again – down 2-0 for the second straight game – the Harvard men’s soccer team clawed its way back to down UMass, 3-2, in a thrilling overtime contest. Hiroki Kobayashi lofted in a header from deep in the box to give the Crimson its fifth consecutive victory, improving to 5-3 on the season. The Minutemen fall to 1-6 this year after the loss.

September 25, 2014
Bay State Showdown Looms as Men's Soccer Heads to UMass
Riding a four-game win streak after a perfect homestand over the last two weeks, the Harvard men’s soccer team heads to Amherst to take on Massachusetts on Friday. The Crimson (4-3) and Minutemen (1-5) will do battle at 3 p.m. at Rudd Field.

September 23, 2014
Men's Soccer Comes From Behind to Earn 3-2 Victory Over Northeastern
Junior Andrew Chang's left-footed drive from just outside 18 yards with 43 seconds left capped off a wild come-from-behind victory for the Harvard men’s soccer team Tuesday night at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. After finding itself in a 2-0 hole with less than 17 minutes left in the game, the Crimson (4-3) reeled off three scores in a span of 16 minutes to overcome the Northeastern Huskies (2-6) for its fourth consecutive victory.

September 23, 2014
Highlights: Men's Soccer Comes from Behind to Down Northeastern, 3-2

September 22, 2014
Men's Soccer Welcomes Northeastern for Midweek Battle
Riding a three-game win streak following a perfect week at home, the Harvard men’s soccer team looks to continue its torrent Tuesday with a showdown with Northeastern. The Crimson (3-3) hosts the Huskies (2-5) at 7 p.m. at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.

September 22, 2014
Ashby, Brown Earn Ivy League Men's Soccer Weekly Awards
Junior co-captain Mark Ashby and freshman midfielder Sam Brown have been named the Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, the League announced Monday. The Crimson duo earns the honors after the men’s soccer team sported a 3-0 record at home.

September 21, 2014
Men's Soccer Keeps Rolling with 3-0 Victory Over Manhattan
The Harvard men’s soccer team continued its winning ways on Sunday afternoon as the Crimson used three second-half goals to outmatch Manhattan, 3-0, at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium. Harvard is now winners of its last three contests to improve to 3-3 on the year, remaining a perfect 3-0 in the comforts of home.

September 19, 2014
Men's Soccer Flies Past Hartford, 4-1
Four different Crimson found the back of the net on Friday afternoon as the Harvard men’s soccer team found its rhythm and with it a 4-1 victory over Hartford at Ohiri Field. The Crimson, which enjoyed its highest point total since the 2009 season opener, moves to 2-3 on the year with its second consecutive win at home. The Hawks drop to 3-2-1 after their second defeat in a row.

September 18, 2014
Men's Soccer to Host Hartford, Manhattan in Nonconference Showdowns
Fresh off a thrilling overtime victory over Boston College, the Harvard men’s soccer team continues its four-game homestand this weekend. The Crimson (1-3) is set to host Hartford (3-1-1) on Friday and Manhattan (1-2) on Sunday.

September 16, 2014
Overtime Heroics Vault Men's Soccer Over Boston College, 3-2
With Tim Schmoll’s header in the 95th minute, the Harvard men’s soccer team secured its first win of 2014 and defeated Boston College for the first time in five years. Schmoll placed himself perfectly on a Christian Sady corner in overtime to vault the Crimson (1-3-0) over the Eagles (3-2-1), 2-1, Tuesday night at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.

September 16, 2014
Highlights: Men's Soccer Takes Down Boston College in Overtime, 3-2

September 14, 2014
Men's Soccer Falls at St. John's, 2-1
Looking for its first win of the season, the Harvard men’s soccer team battled St. John’s on Saturday, but the Red Storm (1-3-2) came away with a 2-1 win over the Crimson (0-3-0).

September 12, 2014
Men's Soccer Visits Queens for Showdown with St. John's
Continuing its season-opening road swing, the Harvard men’s soccer team is gearing up for another nonconference battle as it’s set to take on St. John’s in Queens. After a pair of battles in Washington, D.C., the Crimson (0-2-0) and the Red Storm (0-3-2) will take to Belson Field at 7:30 p.m.

September 7, 2014
Late Goal Fells Men's Soccer at George Washington, 2-1
The Harvard men’s soccer team tested George Washington on Sunday afternoon at GW Soccer Field, but it was the Colonials (2-1-0) who used a late goal to escape with the narrow 2-1 win over the Crimson (0-2-0).

September 5, 2014
Men's Soccer Falls in Season Opener at No. 9 Georgetown, 2-0
Up against one of the stronger teams in the nation, the Harvard men’s soccer team put together a solid effort against No. 9 Georgetown at Shaw Field, but the Crimson ultimately fell to the Hoyas, 2-0. The Crimson starts the year 0-1-0, while GU picks up its first win of the young season and moves to 1-0-2.

September 5, 2014
Meet the Men's Soccer Team: Junior Class

September 4, 2014
Men's Soccer Begins 2014 with Trip to Nation's Capital
After enjoying its best season since 2009 a year ago, the Harvard men’s soccer team looks to carry on the momentum into 2014. Now in his second season in Cambridge, The Virginia B. and James O. Welch, Jr. ’52 Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Soccer Pieter Lehrer and his Crimson have a tough first test, however, kicking off the year with a trip to Washington, D.C., to take on perennial powerhouse No. 9 Georgetown and George Washington over the weekend.

September 3, 2014
Meet the Men's Soccer Team: Sophomore Class

September 2, 2014
2014 Harvard Men's Soccer Season Preview

August 25, 2014
Welcome to the New!

August 19, 2014
Meet the Men's Soccer Team: Freshman Class

August 14, 2014
Harvard Announces Expansion of Ivy League Digital Network Efforts

August 13, 2014
Former Men's Soccer Standout Andre Akpan '09 Acquired by Revolution
Andre Akpan ’09 will make his return to Boston this year as the former Harvard men’s soccer star has been acquired by the New England Revolution via trade this week. Through a trade with the New York Red Bulls, the Revolution brought in Akpan and allocation money for forward Saer Sene and an international roster spot.

July 28, 2014
Harvard Athletics Season in Review - Fall 2013

May 15, 2014
Men’s Soccer Welcomes Nationally-Ranked Recruiting Class For 2014 Season
After a successful 2013 campaign that saw the Crimson finish second in the Ivy League standings, the Harvard men’s soccer team announced it will add eight freshman to the roster for the 2014 season. The incoming class has been ranked No. 34 in the country by College Soccer News, and is the only Ivy League group to appear on the rankings list.

May 7, 2014
Men’s Soccer Releases 2014 Schedule