Greenwood, Allin, Help No. 12 Field Hockey To 2-0 Win Over Bryant

First-year Rachel Greenwood scored to help lift Harvard past Bryant. (Gil Talbot)

No. 12 Harvard field hockey (9-1) earned its sixth straight win with a 2-0 victory over Bryant (2-9) on Sunday (Sept. 30) at Berylson Field.

Senior Olivia Allin scored on a first half penalty corner, and first-year Rachel Greenwood added a second half goal to seal the win for the Crimson, which outshot Bryant 31-0 on the game.

Harvard enjoyed a 10-0 advantage on penalty corners and dominated possession for long stretches of the game.

Allin put Harvard on the scoreboard at 19:15 with a well-placed shot from the top of the circle as Emily Duarte and Casey Allen picked up assists on the goal.

Greenwood scored her first goal for Harvard early in the second half, lifting a shot over the pad of Bryant goalkeeper Marijn Jaarsma (14 saves) at 39:10. Harvard goalkeeper Libby Manela earned the win to improve to 4-0 on the season.

Harvard Highlights

Game Notes

  • Harvard is off to its best 10-game start in program history.
  • Harvard is now 7-1 in the all-time series against Bryant and has won the last three meetings.
  • The Crimson is 5-0 this season at Berylson Field, outscoring opponents by a combined score of 18-0

What's Next?
Harvard will continue Ivy League play at Brown next Friday (4 p.m.) before heading across town to play Boston University on Sunday (2 p.m.).