Women’s Soccer Continues Ivy Action Against Cornell

Photo by Penny Ashford
Photo by Penny Ashford
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After kicking off Ivy League action with a pair of shutouts, Harvard women's soccer will look to continue the trend on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m at Jordan Field. Admission is free for all fans, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPN+ (Talent: Eric Gallanty, Bill Spaulding), International Platform
Live Stats: vs. Cornell
Twitter: @Harvard_WSoccer

What to Know

  • Harvard is 4-4-1 (1-0-1 Ivy) on the season, including shutouts in three consecutive games: vs. Northeastern (2-0), at Penn (0-0) and vs. Yale (1-0).
  • Senior Leah Mohammadi and first-year Sophie Hirst lead the team with four and three goals, respectively, while sophomore Murphy Agnew has dished a team-leading three assists. 60 percent of the team's goals have come from first-year players.
  • Senior Danielle Etzel has been one of the top goalkeepers in the country through nine games. Her .913 save percentage and 0.30 goals-against average rank sixth and fifth, respectively, on the national level. 556 minutes have elapsed since she last allowed a goal.
  • Jillian Wachira became the second Harvard player this season to be named Ivy League Rookie of the Week, doing so after scoring the game-winner against Yale Sept. 29. She joins Sophie Hirst in earning weekly awards this season.
  • Cornell enters the matchup with a 1-7-1 record, and a 0-2-0 mark in Ivy play. The Crimson leads the all-time series with the Big Red, 25-3-9, and is unbeaten over the past 24 meetings (19-0-5).

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At The Helm
Chris Hamblin leads the Crimson in his third season as the Branca Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Soccer. He was the Ivy League Coach of the Year in 2016 after leading the program to its 13th Ivy League title.

Next Up
Harvard caps its three-game homestand with its final non-conference game of the year, against Boston University on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. The game will be free to attend, and will be broadcast on ESPN+.