The Crimson won the CCSU Tournament over the weekend (Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Returning home for its first action on Jordan Field this season, Harvard women's soccer will welcome Boston College for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The game will be broadcast for free on Facebook Live and will also be shown on the Ivy League Network.
The Opening Kickoff
- The Harvard (3-1) defense has been in top form, posting three shutouts over the first four games. The Crimson has held Providence, Central Connecticut State and St. John's off the scoreboard.
- Junior Leah Mohammadi leads the Crimson with two goals on the season, while freshman Murphy Agnew has added one. Senior Dani Stollar and freshman Maria DiMartinis have recorded assists this season.
- Harvard is 1-0 at home this season after topping Providence, 1-0, at Ohiri Field Aug. 25.
Last Time Out
Finding the back of the net to end the game, Harvard women's soccer topped St. John's 1-0 in double overtime on Sunday afternoon at CCSU Soccer Field. With the victory, the Crimson took the crown at the CCSU Tournament.
Junior Leah Mohammadi slotted home the game-winner in the 106th minute, taking a pass from senior Dani Stollar and finishing in the lower left corner. Junior Danielle Etzel got the start in goal, making three saves en route to a 106-minute shutout.
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Harvard is 3-1 on the season, earning a 1-0 victories over Providence, Central Connecticut State and St. John's. Leah Mohammadi leads the team with two goals, while Murphy Agnew, Dani Stollar and Maria DiMartinis have also appeared on the scoresheet. Junior Danielle Etzel and sophomore Kat Hess have split time in goal, making 10 and eight saves, respectively, with three total shutouts.
Scouting Boston College
Boston College is 4-2 on the season, including a 2-1 mark away from Newton Campus Field. Jenna Bike leads the team with four goals, while Sam Coffey has scored twice with a team-best four assists. Alexis Bryant has started all six games in goal, making 13 saves with one shutout.
Harvard leads the all-time series with the Eagles, 19-15-4, but is looking for its first win since 2002.
The Class of 2021
Adding to a highly-successful program that captured its third Ivy title in four years in 2016, Harvard women's soccer announced the program's incoming class of 2021 over the summer: Murphy Agnew, Maria DiMartinis, Cammie Dopke, Linda Liedel, Chamberlain Mathis, Sammy Murrell and Lauren Raimondo.
Full release: Women's Soccer Announces Class of 2021
Home Field Advantage
Since the start of the 2013 season, Harvard boasts a 18-8-6 record in Cambridge. Harvard is 5-1-2 at home in 2016 with four shutouts.
Continuing to play at an elite level following a dynamic career at Harvard, Margaret Purce '17 was called up to the United States senior Women's National Soccer team for the 2017 Tournament of Nations. Purce became the first player in program history to earn a call up to the national level with the United States.
At the Helm
Chris Hamblin is in his second season as the Branca Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Soccer. Hamblin was named the Ivy League Coach of the Year in his inaugural season, helping the Crimson to the Ivy League title with a 10-4-3 overall record, including an unbeaten 5-0-2 mark in Ancient Eight action.
Ivy League Network
The Ivy League Network returns for a fifth season as the home for all live streaming and on-demand video content for each of the conference's eight institutions. Broadcast in full HD and featuring a live score bug and play-by-play and color commentary, the Ivy League Network provides fans with unprecedented access to the Ancient Eight.
Multiple subscription options are available to fans, including school-specific and league-wide passes. To learn more about the Ivy League Network or to sign-up today, click here.
Harvard treks to Syracuse for a 1 p.m. kickoff on Sunday, Sept. 10. The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra/ESPN3.