Crimson Men's Soccer Closes Out Non-Conference Schedule Against Colgate Tuesday Evening

Crimson Men's Soccer Closes Out Non-Conference Schedule Against Colgate Tuesday Evening

Ross Friedman has two assists on the season (Gil Talbot).

The Game:
The Harvard men's soccer team concludes the non-conference portion of its schedule by welcoming Colgate to the Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Harvard sits at 2-10-1 overall on the season, while the Raiders are 10-4-3.

Follow From Home:
Live statistics and mobile device live statistics will be available for the game. 

The Matchup:
Tuesday's game will mark the first time Harvard and Colgate have met on the soccer field.

About Harvard:
Hiroki Kobayashi tallied the first goal of his career to help the Crimson earn a 1-1 tie against Dartmouth Saturday.

Brian Rogers (2-0-4) and Agha (2-0-4) are tied for the team lead in points, while Zack Wolfenzon, Scott Prozeller and Michael Innocenzi and Kobayashi have also found the back of the net this season. Defenders Ross Friedman and Eric Slingerland are tied for the Crimson lead with two assists apiece.

Austin Harms and Brett Conrad have both started multiple games in net for the Crimson. Harms is 2-7-1 with two clean sheets and a 1.39 goals-against average, to go along with 37 saves. Conrad has recorded one shutout and made 10 saves. Conrad also owns a 1.07 goals-against mark.

Harvard is outshooting teams, 162-156, while opponents have an edge in corner kicks, 59-54, and goals, 19-8.

About Colgate:
The Raiders sit in second place in the Patriot League with a 3-1-1 conference mark and are 3-3-3 overall on the road this fall.

Offensively, the team is led by Steven Miller (8-1-19), Shane Conlin (4-1-9) and Mike Reidy (1-3-5). Miller and Conlin have each tallied three game-winning goals. As a team, Colgate is outscoring opponents, 19-13, and is outshooting teams, 207-150.

In goal, Grant Reed has started all 17 games and is 8-4-2 with six shutouts to his credit. He also boasts a 0.52 goals-against average, which ranks fifth in the nation, and has made 32 saves to go along with a .800 save percentage.

Extra Session Success:
Harvard is unbeaten in overtime this season, going 1-0-2. The Crimson topped Massachusetts and earned ties against Santa Clara and Dartmouth.

Grab An Eraser:
With 176 career saves, Austin Harms is now one save away from tying fifth all-time in saves in program history (Steve Kidder '74). In addition, with 18 clean sheets in his career, the government concentration out of Corona del Mar, Calif., remains just one shutout away from tying Chris Johnson '06 (19) for the Harvard program record. Harms has two clean sheets this season after recording three as a junior, seven as a sophomore and six as a freshman.

Up Next:
Harvard visits Ancient Eight rival Columbia Nov. 5. The Crimson will then close out the regular season by hosting Penn on Senior Day Nov. 12. Prior to the game against the Quakers, Michael Gomes, Austin Harms, Tim Linden, Tsiu Moorosi, Baba Omosegbon, Jamie Rees and Ben Tsuda will be honored in a pre-game Senior Day ceremony.