Men’s Soccer Continues Home Stand Against No. 15 New Hampshire, Princeton

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photo credit Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's soccer team (0-9-1, 0-3-0 Ivy) continues its five-match home stand this week, facing No. 15 New Hampshire (10-0-2, 4-0-0 AE) on Tuesday and Princeton (8-3-1, 1-1-1 Ivy) on Saturday. First kick is set for 3 p.m. and 12 p.m. respectively and both contests will be broadcast on ESPN+. 

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What to Know

  • Oskar Nilsson leads the nation, averaging 7.43 saves per game and sits top-30 with 52 total saves.
  • Alfred Perez ranks No. 3 in the country in shot accuracy, putting 14 of 20 shots on target (.700).
  • Duncan Sutherland sits atop the roster with five points on two goals and an assist.
  • The last five matchups with New Hampshire have all been decided by one goal or less. Harvard has gone 3-1-1 in those contests.
  • Harvard will look to tighten the all-time margin between it and the Tigers. The Crimson trails 41-43-9 since the teams' first meeting in 1909. 

At the Helm
Pieter Lehrer, the Virginia B. and James O. Welch Jr. '52 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Soccer, returns for his seventh season at the head of the program. Prior to 2019, Lehrer had amassed a 42-44-12 overall record, going 20-15-5 in Ivy League play. Lehrer has also propelled the program to a top-three finish in three of six seasons. 

Up Next
The Crimson will wrap up its five game stretch at home next week with a Tuesday contest versus Boston College and a Saturday tilt with Dartmouth.