ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
16 - Margaret Purce
Margaret Purce
Nickname: Midge
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Good Counsel
Position: Forward
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore (2014):
2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire First Team All-Mid-Atlantic ... First Team All-Ivy League ... First Team All-New England honoree ... Preseason MAC-Hermann Award Watch List Candidate ... U.S. U-20 National Team member ... Appeared in all 18 games, starting 16 for the Crimson … Scored both goals in a win at Providence (Sept. 7) … Handed out an assist in a 5-0 win at LIU-Brooklyn (Sept. 21) … Tallied two goals in a 3-0 win at Penn (Sept. 27) … Named Ivy League Player of the Week on Sept. 29 ... Registered a tally at Brown (Oct. 15) ... Scored the game winner on a PK at Princeton in a thrilling 5-4 victory (Oct. 25) ... Had both of Harvard's goals in the Ivy League title-clinching win over Columbia on Nov. 8 ... Scored twice in the Crimson's 6-0 NCAA First Round victory over Central Connecticut St. on Nov. 15 ... Had a shot on target against No. 1 UCLA in the NCAA Second Round on Nov. 21.

Freshman (2013):
2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Women's All-America third team selection ... Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year … First rookie to earn a Player of the Year award in League history … Also a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy first team …  NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team selection ... Top Drawer Soccer Freshmen Best XI first team pick ... Twice named Ancient Eight Rookie of the Week and named player of the week once … Paced team and the Ivy League with 11 goals … Ranked first on the team and second in the conference with 26 points … Added four assists in 2013 … Started 16 of 18 matches played … Scored the game winner against LIU Brooklyn (Sept. 15) … Posted her first multi-goal game against URI (Sept. 20), scoring two goals, including the game-winner, in the 2-0 shutout … Posted a goal in four-straight games (Sept. 29-Oct. 12) and a point in six-consecutive (Sept. 29-Oct. 26) … Tallied a multi-goal game in 4-0 win over Princeton (Oct. 26).

Before Harvard: 
A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U17 Women's Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup … Played and started in all three matches, scoring three goals … Starter for Good Counsel and head coach Jim Bruno ... Played for Freestate Soccer under head coach and 1991 Women's World Cup champion Shannon Cirovski …Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year in 2012 … Two-time All-Met Player of the Year … NSCAA All-American as a sophomore and junior … Concluded her prep soccer career with 101 goals and 39 assists.

Recent Games
Oct 18 at Brown W, 2-0
Oct 25 at Princeton W, 5-4
Nov 1 at Dartmouth L, 2-0
Nov 8 Columbia W, 2-1
Nov 15 Central Connecticut State W, 6-0
Nov 21 at UCLA L, 7-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 7
Games started 16 6
Goals 10 6
Assists 2 1
Points 22 13
Shots 68 31
Shot Pct .147 .194
Penalty kicks 2-2 1-1
Game-winning goals 4 3
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 5 San Francisco W, 1-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Providence W, 2-0 2 0 4 4 .500 1-1 1
Sep 9 at Rhode Island W, 3-2 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Boston College L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 14 Colgate L, 1-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 18 at New Hampshire W, 1-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at LIU-Brooklyn W, 5-0 0 1 1 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 27 at Penn W, 3-0 2 0 4 2 1.000 0-0 1
Sep 29 Massachusetts T, 0-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 4 Yale T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 8 Boston University L, 2-1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 11 Cornell W, 2-0 0 0 0 8 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Brown W, 2-0 1 0 2 9 .111 0-0 0
Oct 25 at Princeton W, 5-4 1 1 3 3 .333 1-1 1
Nov 1 at Dartmouth L, 2-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 8 Columbia W, 2-1 2 0 4 6 .333 0-0 1
Nov 15 Central Connecticut State W, 6-0 2 0 4 5 .400 0-0 0
Nov 21 at UCLA L, 7-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 18 16 11 4 26 77 .143 34 .442 0 0 0-0 2
2014-15 18 16 10 2 22 68 .147 25 .368 1 0 2-2 4
Total 36 32 21 6 48 145 .145 59 .407 1 0 2-2 6
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 16 10 2 22 68 .147 25 .368 1 0 2-2 4
Conference 7 6 6 1 13 31 .194 13 .419 1 0 1-1 3
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 8 7 4 0 8 37 .108 15 .405 0 0 0-0 1
Away 10 9 6 2 14 31 .194 10 .323 1 0 2-2 3
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Wins 11 10 10 2 22 51 .196 19 .373 1 0 2-2 4
Losses 5 5 0 0 0 12 .000 4 .333 0 0 0-0 0

September 9 8 4 1 9 30 .133 8 .267 1 0 1-1 2
October 5 4 2 1 5 23 .087 10 .435 0 0 1-1 1
November 4 4 4 0 8 15 .267 7 .467 0 0 0-0 1
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -