Men's Soccer Battles Princeton To a 1-1 Draw

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomore forward Philip Hausen buried his, team-leading, third goal of the year as the Harvard men's soccer team battled Princeton to a 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon.

It was a scoreless battle throughout the first 45 minutes. Harvard dominated the half, taking nine corner kicks, but was unable to convert any into points. The Crimson looked poised to score taking back-to-back corner kicks at the end of the first period. 

Midway through the second period, Princeton broke the scoreless match. Freshman Gaby Paniagua found the back of the net in the 76th minute to give the Tigers the 1-0 advantage, but Harvard did not back down. 

The Crimson took advantage of its second corner kick of the second period in the 84th minute. From the far-side corner, senior Christian Sady connected with freshman Fernando Docters at the near-side post, who chipped the ball to Hausen for the equalizer.

Making his 12th start in net, senior goalkeeper Kyle Parks recording eight saves, including rejecting a shot on a breakaway attempt by the Tigers right before Hausen tied up the match. 

Harvard Highlights:

  • Hausen scored his third goal of the season in the 84th minute, currently leads the Crimson with three goals and nine points.
  • Sady's assist on the 84th minute goal gives him six points on the season.
  • Making his 12th start in net, Parks recorded eight saves. 

Game Notes:

  • Harvard took 11 corner kicks in the match, including nine in the first period.
  • The Crimson out-shot the Tigers, 10-4, in the first half.

What's Next:
Harvard closes out the four-game home-stand against No. 24 Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m. The match will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.