December 3, 2012
Weisman, Johnson Selected Harvard Women’s Soccer Co-Captains
Elizabeth Weisman notched three game-winning goals in 2012 (Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Rising seniors Elizabeth Weisman and Peyton Johnson have been named co-captains for the Harvard women's soccer team for the 2013 season, head coach Ray Leone announced.
Weisman, a forward, saw action in all 17 contests in 2012, earning All-Ivy league honorable mention. The Atherton, Calif., native led Havard with three game-winning scores this fall, including the golden goal in overtime against Brown on Oct. 24 to help Leone notch his 250th career victory.
Johnson, who hails from Catonsville, Md., also captained the Crimson in 2012 and is the first two-time captain since Gina Wideroff '11 in 2009 and 2010. The midfielder ranked third on the team with nine points and tied for the squad's lead with five assists as a junior in 2012.
Johnson, who was named All-Ivy honorable mention in 2010 and garnered All-Ancient Eight first team honors in 2011, saw action in 14 games this fall, scoring on a penalty kick and assisting on the game-winning goal against New Hampshire Oct. 2. Johnson also earned Academic All-Ivy accolades as a sophomore in 2011.
The Crimson finished the season overall 9-5-3 and 3-3-1 in the Ivy League.