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16 Margaret Purce
16 Margaret Purce
Nickname: Midge
Year: Sr
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Good Counsel
Position: F
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Mather

Drafted in first round (ninth overall) of 2017 National Women's Soccer League Draft by the Boston Breakers.

Career Highs – through end of season 2016-17:
Goals –  3 (at Yale, 10/03/2016)
Assists – 1 (12x, last at Brown, 10/15/2016)

Senior (2016):
First team All-America selection ... MAC Hermann Award Watch List in the preseason, later announced as a semi-finalist… Notched her second Ivy League Player of the Year award… One of a handful of players to be named All-Ivy first team four times… Garnered two Ancient Eight player of the week honors (Sep 5, 19)… Started all 17 games for the Crimson… Scored 12 goals and fished four assists for 28 points on the season… Led the Ivy League in six major offensive statistics categories… Notched four game-winning scores (Army West Point, Central Conn. State, Villanova, Penn)… Tallied multi-goal games against Central Conn. State and Villanova… Fired off 320 shots in her career, including a 14-shot performance against Boston University Oct 11… Accumulated nine points over a three game span (Villanova, Penn, Yale)… Finished third all-time in Crimson careers goals with 42… A member of the senior class that posted a 22-2-4 Ancient Eight record over four years… Ivy League Honor Roll recipient on Sept. 12, 26, Oct. 3, 31, and Nov. 6… A part of a Crimson 11 game unbeaten streak from Sep 11 to Nov 5.

Junior (2015):
All-Ivy League first team ... NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region second team ... Ivy League Player of the Week (Oct. 5) ... Ivy League Co-Player of the Week (Oct. 12) ... Ivy League honor roll (Sept. 7, 14, 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 2, 9) ... Preseason MAC-Hermann Award Watch List Candidate ... Appeared in 16 games with 14 starts ... Netted a team-high nine goals to go with two assists for 20 points ... Tallied first goal of the season at No. 25 UConn (Sept. 6) ... Juked the goalkeeper and finished for Harvard's first goal against New Hampshire (Sept. 17) ... Ended the season on a seven-game point streak ... Registered first-career hat trick with three goals at Yale (Oct. 3) ... Scored once in back-to-back road contests at BU (Oct. 6) and Cornell (Oct. 10) ... Scored game-winning goal agaisnt Brown (Oct. 17) ... Tallied assists in contests vs. Princeton (Oct. 24) and Dartmouth (Oct. 31) ... Netted game-winning score in a 1-0 win at Columbia (Nov. 7).

Sophomore (2014):
2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire First Team All-Mid-Atlantic ... First Team All-Ivy League ... First Team All-New England honoree ... Preseason MAC-Hermann Award Watch List Candidate ... U.S. U-20 National Team member ... Appeared in all 18 games, starting 16 for the Crimson … Scored both goals in a win at Providence (Sept. 7) … Handed out an assist in a 5-0 win at LIU-Brooklyn (Sept. 21) … Tallied two goals in a 3-0 win at Penn (Sept. 27) … Named Ivy League Player of the Week on Sept. 29 ... Registered a tally at Brown (Oct. 15) ... Scored the game winner on a PK at Princeton in a thrilling 5-4 victory (Oct. 25) ... Had both of Harvard's goals in the Ivy League title-clinching win over Columbia on Nov. 8 ... Scored twice in the Crimson's 6-0 NCAA First Round victory over Central Connecticut St. on Nov. 15 ... Had a shot on target against No. 1 UCLA in the NCAA Second Round on Nov. 21.

Freshman (2013):
2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Women's All-America third team selection ... Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year … First rookie to earn a Player of the Year award in League history … Also a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy first team …  NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team selection ... Top Drawer Soccer Freshmen Best XI first team pick ... Twice named Ancient Eight Rookie of the Week and named player of the week once … Paced team and the Ivy League with 11 goals … Ranked first on the team and second in the conference with 26 points … Added four assists in 2013 … Started 16 of 18 matches played … Scored the game winner against LIU Brooklyn (Sept. 15) … Posted her first multi-goal game against URI (Sept. 20), scoring two goals, including the game-winner, in the 2-0 shutout … Posted a goal in four-straight games (Sept. 29-Oct. 12) and a point in six-consecutive (Sept. 29-Oct. 26) … Tallied a multi-goal game in 4-0 win over Princeton (Oct. 26).

Before Harvard: 
A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U17 Women's Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup … Played and started in all three matches, scoring three goals … Starter for Good Counsel and head coach Jim Bruno ... Played for Freestate Soccer under head coach and 1991 Women's World Cup champion Shannon Cirovski …Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year in 2012 … Two-time All-Met Player of the Year … NSCAA All-American as a sophomore and junior … Concluded her prep soccer career with 101 goals and 39 assists.

Recent Games
Oct 11 Boston University T, 2-2
Oct 15 at Brown T, 1-1
Oct 22 at Princeton W, 1-0
Oct 29 at Dartmouth W, 2-0
Nov 5 Columbia W, 2-1
Nov 12 at No. 22 Rutgers L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 7
Games started 17 7
Goals 12 4
Assists 4 1
Points 28 9
Shots 87 33
Shot Pct .138 .121
Penalty kicks 1-2 1-1
Game-winning goals 4 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 26 No. 10 Connecticut L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Aug 29 Army West Point W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Sep 1 Central Connecticut State W, 3-0 1 2 0 4 6 .333 0-1 1
Sep 4 at Louisville L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Boston College L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 11 at Providence W, 3-1 1 1 1 3 6 .167 0-0 0
Sep 15 at New Hampshire W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 18 Villanova W, 3-0 1 2 1 5 6 .333 0-0 1
Sep 24 at Penn W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 1-1 1
Oct 1 Yale W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 6 .167 0-0 0
Oct 8 Cornell T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 7 .000 0-0 0
Oct 11 Boston University T, 2-2 1 1 1 3 14 .071 0-0 0
Oct 15 at Brown T, 1-1 1 0 1 1 9 .000 0-0 0
Oct 22 at Princeton W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 29 at Dartmouth W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Nov 5 Columbia W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 6 .167 0-0 0
Nov 12 at No. 22 Rutgers L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2013-14 18 16 .61 .22 1.44 4.28 .143 1.89 .442
2014-15 18 16 .56 .11 1.22 3.78 .147 1.39 .368
2015-16 16 14 .56 .13 1.25 5.50 .102 2.06 .375
2016-17 17 17 .71 .24 1.65 5.12 .138 2.35 .460
Total 69 63 .61 .17 1.39 4.64 .131 1.91 .412
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 18 16 11 4 26 77 .143 34 .442 0 0 0-0 2
2014-15 18 16 10 2 22 68 .147 25 .368 1 0 2-2 4
2015-16 16 14 9 2 20 88 .102 33 .375 0 0 0-1 3
2016-17 17 17 12 4 28 87 .138 40 .460 2 0 1-2 4
Total 69 63 42 12 96 320 .131 132 .412 3 0 3-5 13
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 17 .71 .24 1.65 5.12 .138 2.35 .460
Conference 7 7 .57 .14 1.29 4.71 .121 2.57 .545
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 1.00 .25 2.25 6.75 .148 2.88 .426
Away 9 9 .44 .22 1.11 3.67 .121 1.89 .515
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 1.00 .20 2.20 4.50 .222 2.50 .556
Losses 4 4 .25 .00 .50 3.00 .083 .50 .167
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August 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 4.50 .111 1.00 .222
September 7 7 1.00 .29 2.29 4.57 .219 2.29 .500
October 6 6 .50 .33 1.33 6.33 .079 2.83 .447
November 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 4.00 .125 2.50 .625
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 17 12 4 28 87 .138 40 .460 2 0 1-2 4
Conference 7 7 4 1 9 33 .121 18 .545 1 0 1-1 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 8 8 2 18 54 .148 23 .426 0 0 0-1 3
Away 9 9 4 2 10 33 .121 17 .515 2 0 1-1 1
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 10 10 10 2 22 45 .222 25 .556 0 0 1-2 4
Losses 4 4 1 0 2 12 .083 2 .167 1 0 0-0 0
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August 2 2 1 0 2 9 .111 2 .222 0 0 0-0 1
September 7 7 7 2 16 32 .219 16 .500 1 0 1-2 3
October 6 6 3 2 8 38 .079 17 .447 1 0 0-0 0
November 2 2 1 0 2 8 .125 5 .625 0 0 0-0 0
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