Harvard Men's Soccer Earns 0-0 Tie at Santa Clara

Harvard Men's Soccer Earns 0-0 Tie at Santa Clara

Brett Conrad and the Crimson will host Boston University Sept. 28 (Gil Talbot).

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Harvard goalkeeper Brett Conrad stopped all seven shots he faced, as he led the Crimson men's soccer team to a 0-0 tie at Santa Clara Sunday evening. The Crimson moves to 2-4-1 overall, while the Broncos are now 4-1-3 on the season.

In the 32nd minute, Conrad made back-to-back saves to keep the Broncos off the scoreboard. At 31:28, he stopped a point blank shot by Harrison Hanley, and nine seconds later, Conrad turned aside a chance by Wesley Culver.

In the second stanza, Conrad recorded four saves, including one off a free kick by Brandon Zimmerman at 89:02, sending the game to overtime. In regulation, Santa Clara owned a 15-1 advantage in shots, including a 7-1 margin in shots on goal.

Scott Prozeller fired the only shot on target in the first extra session for either team, but Santa Clara's Kevin Klasila snared the ball as time expired on the first overtime at 100:00.

The Crimson earned one its better chances in the 102nd minute, but Connor McCarthy's shot at 101:28 was blocked in front of the net. Harvard had another quality opportunity at 103:42 as Zack Wolfenzon's header was grabbed by Klasila. Wolfenzon mustered another shot on goal at 105:03, but that ball was also saved by Klasila.

The Broncos led in shots, 18-6, including 7-4 on net, and in corner kicks, 13-2.

The Crimson will return home to host local rival Boston University at the Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.