Men’s Soccer Set to Battle with Brown

Men’s Soccer Set to Battle with Brown

(photo credit Gil Talbot) 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's soccer team (3-8, 1-1 Ivy) will make its way to Brown University (5-5, 0-2 Ivy) on Saturday for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Bears. 

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPN+
Live Stats: at Brown
Twitter: @harvardmsoccer
Admission: Tickets 

What to Know

  • Harvard sits in fourth place in the Ivy League with a 1-1 record. Cornell and Columbia lead at 2-0 while Princeton edges the Crimson out of third with a 1-0-1 record.
  • Alfred Perez leads the team with three goals and six points.
  • Matt Freese tied his career high of eight saves on Tuesday against Boston College.
  • Harvard leads the all-time series with Brown 49-29-14.
  • The Crimson is unbeaten in the last five meetings with the Bears, all of which have been ties or one-goal contests. 

At the Helm
Pieter Lehrer, The Virginia B. and James O. Welch Jr. '52 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Soccer, enters his sixth season at the helm of the Crimson in 2018. Prior to the 2018 season, Lehrer has amassed a 39-31-12 overall record while going 19-9-5 in Ivy League play and has led Harvard to a top three conference finish in three of the last five seasons. 

Next Up
The Crimson will return to the field on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Princeton. Game time is set for 4 p.m.