Women’s Soccer Shuts Out Dartmouth on Senior Day, 2-0

Senior Day for Harvard women's soccer
Senior Day at Harvard women's soccer
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Honoring its senior class with the 37th victory of their careers, Harvard women's soccer tallied a 2-0 shutout over Dartmouth on Saturday at Jordan Field. The Crimson improves to 12-3 (5-1 Ivy) on the season, while the Big Green drops to 9-6-1 (0-5-1 Ivy).

First-years Gabby DelPico and Angela Caloia found the back of the net for the Crimson, while DelPico joined sophomore Sophie Hirst and senior Meg Tveit with assists. Senior Kat Hess made six saves between the posts to hold Dartmouth off the scoreboard.

It took just 2:39 for DelPico to put Harvard in front, taking a pass from Hirst and burying a shot from 20 yards into the top corner. Just four minutes later, Caloia doubled the Harvard advantage when DelPico found Tveit on the wing, who precisely dropped a cross on the foot of Caloia for a spin and finish.

Leading 2-0 at the break, Harvard quashed seven shot attempts from the Big Green to earn its fifth win in conference play.

Harvard Highlights

  • DelPico tallied her team-leading seventh goal of the season, while Caloia put in her sixth of the year. She leads the team with 23 points on the season.
  • Hirst and DelPico added their fifth and sixth helpers of the year, respectively, while Tveit notched her first this season.
  • Hess and the Harvard defense have tallied four shutouts in Ivy League play, and eight overall.

Game Notes

  • Harvard now has three players with 20 points on the season in Caloia (23), Murphy Agnew (20) and DelPico (20).
  • Harvard improves in the all-time series with Dartmouth, 21-17-4, and is unbeaten in Cambridge over the past seven meetings (6-0-1)
  • Prior to the contest, Harvard honored its senior class: Hess, Tveit, Kimaya Cole, Zoe Aigberomwan-Isibor and Zayne Matulis.

What's Next?
Harvard concludes the regular season at Columbia on Saturday, November 9 at 5 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.