Men's Soccer Earns 0-0 Tie at No. 15 Brown

Men's Soccer Earns 0-0 Tie at No. 15 Brown

Austin Harms made six saves en route to the 16th shutout of his career (Gil Talbot).

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Harvard men's soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to four games, as the Crimson played No. 15 Brown to a 0-0 tie in an Ivy League contest Saturday evening.  Austin Harms recorded six saves to pick up the shutout, as the Crimson move to 4-3-5 overall and 1-0-2 in Ivy League play, while the Bears move to 7-1-3 and 1-1-1 in the Ancient Eight. 

Harms made four saves in the first half, including two in the first 17 minutes alone, to keep Harvard tied with the Brown after the first 45 minutes of action. 

In the second half, Harms came up with a save at 69:23, marking the first shot on goal for either team in the second stanza.  At 75:04, Harms made another save and helped Harvard create a scoring chance, as he cleared the ball up field. Jamie Rees kicked the ball at Brown's Paul Grandstrand, but the goalkeeper turned aside the chance for the Crimson at 75:24. 

With his third shutout of the season, Harms now has 16 clean sheets in his career, moving to within three of the Harvard record, held by Ryan Johnson '06 (19). 

The Bears outshot the Crimson, 25-6, including 4-2 in overtime, while Harvard had five corner kicks, compared to seven for Brown.

The Crimson will play its final non-conference game of the regular season Tuesday afternoon, as Harvard hosts No. 18 Boston College at Ohiri Field at 3 p.m.