Men’s Soccer Falls in Final Regular Season Game to Penn, 2-0

Harvard Men's Soccer's class of 2020
Harvard Men's Soccer's class of 2020
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On a cold day in Cambridge, Harvard men's soccer (0-14-1) fell 2-0 to Ivy foe, Penn (7-5-4) in their final regular season contest. Harvard's three seniors, Asa Silverman, Matthew Glass and Taner Dogan were honored prior to the start of their last game in crimson and white.

The Crimson battled on the pitch from the start, with the first shot of the game coming off the foot of Alex Debayo-Doherty that ended up wide of the net. Penn struck in the twelfth minute, when Kai Lammers nudged the ball into the back of the net off a free kick. 30 minutes later, Penn found the back of the net again on a strike from the top of the goalie box.

First-year goaltender, Oskar Nilsen, stopped the other three shots that came his way.

In the second 45, the Crimson kept going after the back line of the Quakers, firing off several shots that were blocked by Penn defenders. First-year forward, Willem Ebbinge fired off three shots, two of which ended up on goal. Senior Asa Silverman also registered a shot to give the Crimson six on the night.  

Harvard Highlights

  • Nilsen registered three saves on the night to bring his season total to 58.

 Game Notes

  • Ebbinge fired three shots, two of which ended up on net.
  • Forward Alex Debayo-Doherty registered a shot on goal.

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Harvard will now turn its attention to preparing for the 2020 season.