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Coppinger, Johnson Named Harvard Women’s Soccer Captains

Coppinger, Johnson Named Harvard Women’s Soccer Captains

Harvard won its third Ivy League title in the last four years in 2011 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Rising senior defender Catherine Coppinger and rising junior midfielder Peyton Johnson have been named co-captains for the Harvard women's soccer team for the 2012 season, head coach Ray Leone announced.

Coppinger, a native of Billerica, Mass., saw action in three games in 2011 and tallied the game-winning goal in Harvard's victory over New Hampshire Sept. 25.

Johnson, who hails from Catonsville, Md., was tabbed to the All-Ivy League first team after ranking third on the Crimson with 11 points and four goals. Johnson, who was named All-Ivy honorable mention as a freshman in 2010, saw action in all 18 games this fall, dishing out three assists and netting two game-winners.

Harvard won its third Ivy League title in the last four years in 2011, earning a bid to the NCAA tournament. The Crimson finished the season 12-5-1 overall, 6-0-1 in the Ancient Eight and 10-1 at home.

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