Harvard Women's Soccer Closes Out Non-Conference Schedule, Hosts Siena Tuesday Evening
Elizabeth Weisman and the Crimson own a 7-4-1 overall record (Gil Talbot).
The Crimson concludes the non-conference portion of its schedule by hosting Siena under the lights at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.
Harvard enters the week at 7-4-1 overall, while the Saints carry a 7-4-0 mark into the contest.
Harvard and Siena have only met once, a 2-1 victory in overtime for the Saints at Siena last season.
The Crimson moved to 2-0-1 in the Ancient Eight by playing to a 2-2 tie at Cornell Saturday. Aisha Price and Elizabeth Weisman each scored goals, while Bethany Kanten recorded five saves in the draw.
Harvard has utilized four goalkeepers this fall: Bethany Kanten, Cheta Emba, Alexandra Millet and Jessica Wright. The group owns a combined 1.69 goals-against average and has made 44 saves. Kanten has seen the majority of the time and owns a 1.25 goals-against average and has turned aside 22 shots.
The Crimson is outscoring opponents, 25-21, while holding a sizable advantage in shots, 195-124, and corner kicks, 78-29.
The Saints are coming off a 2-1 win against St. Peter's Sunday and own a 2-4 mark on the road this fall.
Ashleigh Barone (7-1-15) and Caitlin Calahan (5-4-14) led Siena in scoring. Lindsay Tegas (2-4-8) and Kaitlyn Sharo (0-4-4) are tied with Calahan for the team lead in assists.
Goalkeeper Laura Ettinger has started 10 games and has recorded 46 saves, to go along with a 1.19 goals-against average.
Siena has tallied 18 goals, while surrendering 13 scores. The Saints have also earned 42 corners.
Around The Ivy League:
Harvard sits in first place in the Ivy League after three games, owning a 2-0-1 conference mark, to go along with seven points. Penn, Brown, Yale and Columbia are tied for second at 2-1-0 with six points apiece.
Defense Stepping Up:
During Harvard's current five-game unbeaten streak, the Crimson has only surrendered five goals, while outscoring the three opponents, 10-5.
Harvard owns a 6-1 record at home games this fall, including a 4-1 mark at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium and a 2-0 record at Ohiri Field. The Crimson has outscored teams, 18-10, in seven home contests. In non-conference games, Harvard has a 16-10, edge in goals.
Harvard will play its next three games at home, hosting Brown Oct. 15, Princeton Oct. 22 and Dartmouth Oct. 29. The Crimson will then close the regular season at Columbia Nov. 5.