2019-20 Harvard Men's Soccer News

  • Men’s Soccer Continues Play at Boston University, hosts Brown
    October 15, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-7-1, 0-2-0 Ivy) continues play this week with a road contest at Boston University (2-9-1, 2-3-0 Patriot League) on Tuesday, Oct. 15 and a home match against Brown (1-6-2, 0-1-1 Ivy) on Saturday, Oct. 19. Game times are set for 7 p.m. and 12 p.m. respectively. The game at Boston University will be broadcast on NESNplus and the Patriot League Network while the game in Cambridge will air on ESPN+.
  • Men’s Soccer Clipped by Boston University
    October 15, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-8-1, 0-2-0 Ivy) was clipped, 2-0, by Boston University (3-9-1, 2-3-0 Patriot) on Tuesday night in Boston. Tonight’s match was the seventh of nine non-conference tilts on the schedule this season.
  • Men’s Soccer Suffers Setback at Cornell
    October 12, 2019
    ITHACA, N.Y. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-7-1, 0-2-0 Ivy) endured a 6-0 setback at Cornell (7-3-0, 1-1-0 Ivy) this afternoon. Despite six of nine shots being on goal, the Crimson struggled to connect. First-year goalie Oskar Nilsson stopped seven of sixteen Big Red attempts along with three defensive blocks for the Crimson.
  • Men’s Soccer Falls Short at UMass Lowell
    October 08, 2019
    The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-6-1, 0-1-0 Ivy) fell short tonight, Oct. 8) at UMass Lowell (7-2-1, 2-0-0 AE). The Crimson kept the game tight, allowing just seven shots on target and one score from the River Hawks. The team fielded 16 different players during the match, with six playing wire to wire.
  • Men’s Soccer Continues Non-Conference Action at UMass Lowell
    October 07, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-5-1, 0-1-0 Ivy) continues non-conference play on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at UMass Lowell (6-2-1, 2-0-0 AE). Game time is set for 7 p.m. and the contest will be broadcast on AmericaEastTV.
  • Men’s Soccer Edged by Yale in Ivy League Opener
    October 04, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – In its Ivy League opener, the Harvard men’s soccer team (0-5-1, 0-1-0 Ivy) was edged by Yale (6-0-2, 1-0-0 Ivy) 2-1 at Reese Stadium.
  • Hacking Harvard: Sam Pratt
    October 02, 2019
    Recently, Harvard men's soccer player Sam Pratt attended "Hacking Harvard", a panel discussion put on by Crimson360 for first-year student athletes to address adjusting to life at Harvard and unique struggles that come with school and sports. Read his recap of the event below!
  • Men’s Soccer Set for Ivy League Opener at Yale
    October 02, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-4-1, 0-0-0 Ivy) is set to play Yale (5-0-2, 0-0-0 Ivy) for the 106th time this coming Friday in New Haven. For the last three weeks, the Bulldogs have received a steady stream of votes in the United Soccer Coaches Poll, however they will have to contend with a Crimson team that is unbeaten in its last five matchups with the hosts. The contest will be broadcast on ESPN+ and is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.
  • Double Overtime Not Enough to Settle 3-3 Draw at Men’s Soccer
    September 24, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Double overtime was not enough as the Harvard men’s soccer team (0-4-1) drew a 3-3 tie with Merrimack (2-3-1) on Tuesday night at Jordan Field. After securing a 2-0 lead in the 22nd minute, the Crimson gave up three straight before senior captain Taner Dogan scored the game-tying goal to force extra time with just eight seconds on the clock in regulation.
  • Men’s Soccer Set for Home Opener Against Merrimack
    September 20, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-4-0) is set to host its home opener on Tuesday, Sept. 24 against Merrimack (2-3-0). First kick is set for 7 p.m. at Jordan Field and the contest will be broadcast on ESPN+.
  • Meet the Crimson Coaches: Pieter Lehrer
    September 19, 2019
    Sept. 19, 2019
  • Men’s Soccer Clipped By Providence, 1-0
    September 16, 2019
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In a match that was contested tightly wire to wire, the Harvard men’s soccer team (0-4-0) was clipped by Providence (4-2-0) on Monday night at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium.
  • Men’s Soccer Drops 4-2 Decision at Vermont
    September 13, 2019
    BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-3-0) dropped a 4-2 decision at Vermont (3-2-0) on Friday night at Virtue Field. The Crimson tallied its first goals of the season off the feet of Alfred Perez and Martin Vician.
  • Men’s Soccer Continues Road Swing at Vermont, Providence
    September 12, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-2-0) will continue its season opening road swing, bookending this weekend with contests at Vermont and Providence. The Crimson will head north on Friday for a 7 p.m. tilt with the Catamounts and is due south Monday night in Providence, R.I. Friday’s matchup will be streamed on CatamouTV while Monday’s contest will air on Friars All Access.
  • Men’s Soccer Edged by No. 5 Duke
    September 08, 2019
    DURHAM, N.C. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-2-0) was edged 3-0 by No. 5 Duke (4-0-0) this afternoon in Durham, N.C. The Crimson’s defensive corps limited the damage while rookie goalkeeper Bobby Harraka put up another strong performance in net.
  • Men’s Soccer Falls in Season Opener at No. 20 North Carolina
    September 06, 2019
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-1-0) fell 6-0 in its season opener to No. 20 North Carolina (1-1-1) in Chapel Hill on Friday night. In his career debut, Bobby Harraka made nine saves between the posts, playing just over 81 minutes of the contest.
  • Men’s Soccer Opens 2019 Campaign at No. 20 North Carolina and No. 5 Duke
    September 04, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s soccer team is set to open the 2019 campaign with a pair of top-25 matchups in North Carolina. The Crimson will kick off the season on Friday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. against No. 20 North Carolina and will follow with a Sunday afternoon tilt with No. 5 Duke scheduled for a 4 p.m. start. Both outings will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra.
  • Harvard ESPN+ Schedule Begins Sept. 4 
    August 22, 2019
    The Ivy League is entering into the second year of its long-term relationship with ESPN, which will see broadcasts across a variety of ESPN platforms. This includes coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs on ESPN linear networks and ESPN+. Additional general information about the relationship between the Ivy League and ESPN+ is available here: http://www.ivyleaguenetwork.com/. 
  • Tough Decisions: Philip Hausen, Men's Soccer
    July 26, 2019
    Career ending injuries are a very real and tough part of sports. Below, Phil Hausen gives an inside look into the difficult decision to step back but also what he's gained as a member of the men's soccer program.
  • Men's Soccer Announces 2019 Schedule
    July 10, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Searching for its 14th Ivy League title, Harvard men's soccer announced its 2019 schedule. The slate features seven home contests which will all be broadcast on ESPN+.
  • Men’s Soccer Announces Incoming Class
    June 17, 2019
    Pieter Lehrer, the Virginia B. and James O. Welch, Jr. '52 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Soccer, recently announced the nine-member incoming Class of 2023. The group joins 14 returning players, including five seniors.