CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's soccer team is set to close out the Ivy season this Saturday, Nov. 16 against Penn. The Crimson will honor the Class of 2020 prior to the game, which will be broadcast on ESPN+. Gametime is set for 4 p.m. on Jordan Field.
What to Know
- Prior to the game, Taner Dogan, Matthew Glass and Asa Silverman will be recognized for their commitment and contributions to the Harvard men's soccer program.
- Harvard is 38-36-5 all time against Penn.
- As a team, Harvard ranks third in the nation and first in the Ivy League in saves per game, averaging 6.71.
- Willem Ebbinge is one of five players in the Ivy League who has converted on a penalty kick.
- Alfred Perez boasts a .692 shot accuracy mark, good for second in the nation and first in the conference.
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.
Following the matchup with Penn, Harvard will begin to prepare for the 2020 season.