2016 Women's Soccer News

  • Women’s Rugby & Soccer Alumna Cheta Emba ’15 Selected to the Women’s Rugby World Cup
    July 18, 2017
    Former Harvard women’s rugby and soccer player Cheta Emba ‘15 has been selected to represent the United States women’s rugby team in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, as announced on Tuesday. The 12-nation event is set for Aug. 9-26 in Ireland
  • Harvard Varsity Club Honors Class of 2017 at Annual Senior Letterwinners’ Dinner
    May 24, 2017
    Harvard Athletics and the Harvard Varsity Club celebrated the Class of 2017 Wednesday night at the annual Senior Letterwinners' Dinner, held inside the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, to honor both the athletic and academic accomplishments of this year's graduating student-athletes.
  • Eight Harvard Teams Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards
    May 03, 2017
    Eight Harvard varsity athletic teams earned Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition Awards, the NCAA announced today (May 3).
  • Purce Inks Deal with Boston Breakers
    March 28, 2017
    A first round National Women’s Soccer Leage (NWSL) draft choice by the Boston Breakers in January, Margaret Purce ’17 was officially signed by the club on Tuesday. Purce will become the first Harvard alumna to play in the NWSL.
  • Durack, Purce Spend Time with National Teams
    March 01, 2017
    Continuing to gain exposure at the international level, Harvard women’s soccer’s Lizzie Durack and Margaret Purce have earned call-ups to the national team systems of England and the United States, respectively. Durack will train with the senior women’s team while they prepare for the SheBelieves Cup, while Purce is in Spain with the U.S. Under-23 team for the La Manga tournament.
  • Purce Chosen by Boston Breakers in NWSL Draft
    January 12, 2017
    Following an accolade-filled career with the Crimson, Harvard women’s soccer’s Margaret Purce was selected in the first round of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Draft Friday by the Boston Breakers. The ninth overall pick, Purce will become the first Harvard alumnus to appear in the NWSL.
  • Ivy League Announces 2016 Fall Academic All-Ivy Team
    December 22, 2016
    The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard – who have been selected to the 2016 Fall Academic All-Ivy League team.
  • Rotatori, Stollar Earn Scholar All-Region Honors
    December 15, 2016
    Finding as much success in the classroom as on the field, senior Carly Rotatori and junior Dani Stollar have been named to the NSCAA Scholar All-East Region second team, as announced by the organization on Thursday.
  • Purce Named Semifinalist for MAC Hermann Trophy
    November 29, 2016
    Continuing to earn accolades after a dynamic season on the pitch, senior Margaret Purce has been named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy, as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
  • Women’s Soccer Falls to No. 22 Rutgers in NCAA Tournament, 3-0
    November 12, 2016
    Bringing an end to a championship-winning season, Harvard women’s soccer fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to No. 22 Rutgers, 3-0. The loss snapped an unbeaten streak of 11 games, which was its longest since the 2013 season.
  • Top Honors for Purce, Hamblin Highlight All-Ivy Awards for Women’s Soccer
    November 10, 2016
    Winning its third Ivy title in four years with an unbeaten 5-0-2 record, Harvard women’s soccer landed six players with All-Ivy League recognition, while senior Midge Purce and The Branca Family Head Coach for Harvard Women’s Soccer Chris Hamblin were named the Offensive Player and Coach of the Year, respectively.
  • Women’s Soccer Travels to No. 22 Rutgers for NCAA Tournament
    November 10, 2016
    Earning its 16th berth in program history to the big dance after capturing the Ivy League crown, Harvard women’s soccer will travel to No. 22 Rutgers for the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Yurkick Field.
  • Garcia Earns Third Ivy Player of the Week Award
    November 07, 2016
    For the third time this season, senior forward Rachel Garcia has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week. Garcia also earned the honor for the weeks of Oct. 10-16 and Oct. 24-30.
  • Women’s Soccer Set to Face Rutgers in NCAA Tournament
    November 07, 2016
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After claiming the Ivy League title in a 2-1 double-overtime thriller with Columbia on Saturday, Harvard women’s soccer will face Rutgers in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The contest will be played at Yurcack Field, with the time and broadcast still to be announced.
  • Women’s Soccer Wins Ivy League Title, Topples Columbia, 2-1, with Golden Goal
    November 05, 2016
    Ending in jubilation after a golden-goal finish, Harvard women’s soccer captured the Ivy League title with a 2-1 victory over Columbia in double overtime on Saturday afternoon at Jordan Field.
  • Women’s Soccer Hosts Columbia on Senior Day
    November 02, 2016
    Celebrating its senior class with the opportunity to win the Ivy title, Harvard women’s soccer hosts Columbia on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. on Jordan Field. The contest will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Garcia Earns Ivy League Co-Player of the Week Honors
    October 31, 2016
    Senior Rachel Garcia of the women’s soccer team has been named the Ivy League Co-Player of the Week for Oct. 24-30, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Women’s Soccer Tallies 2-0 Shutout Against Dartmouth
    October 29, 2016
    Utilizing a pair of goals to go with a staunch defense, Harvard women’s soccer pushed past Dartmouth, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Burnham Field. Harvard improved to 9-3-3 overall, and 4-0-2 in Ivy League play, while Dartmouth dropped to 6-6-2 on the season with a 0-4-2 mark in the Ancient Eight.
  • Women’s Soccer Heads North to Dartmouth
    October 27, 2016
    Taking its talents on the road for the final time in 2016, Harvard women’s soccer travels to Dartmouth for an 11 a.m. clash on Saturday, Oct. 29. The game will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Becker, Mohammadi Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    October 27, 2016
    Excelling in the classroom as well as on the field, junior Marie Becker and sophomore Leah Mohammadi have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team for the Northeast region.
  • Zlatic Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    October 24, 2016
    Help Harvard move its unbeaten streak to nine games, senior Karly Zlatic of the women’s soccer team has been selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week for Oct. 17-23, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Strong Defense Leads Women’s Soccer Over Princeton, 1-0
    October 22, 2016
    Holding the opposing offense off the board, Harvard women’s soccer used an early goal to shut out Princeton, 1-0, on Saturday at Roberts Stadium. The win extended the Crimson’s unbeaten streak to nine games.
  • Women’s Soccer Travels to Princeton
    October 20, 2016
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nearing the final stretch of Ivy action in 2016, Harvard women’s soccer travels to Princeton for a 1 p.m. contest on Saturday, Oct. 22. The game will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Garcia Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    October 17, 2016
    Helping to push Harvard’s unbeaten streak to eight games, senior forward Rachel Garcia has been selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week for the span of Oct. 10-16. The honor is the first weekly award of Garcia’s career.
  • Garcia’s Goal Leads to 1-1 Tie for Women’s Soccer Against Brown
    October 15, 2016
    After a dramatic finish in regulation, Harvard women’s soccer earned its third-consecutive tie, playing even with Brown, 1-1, on Saturday afternoon at Stevenson-Pincince Field.
  • Women’s Soccer Continues Ivy Slate at Brown
    October 13, 2016
    Reaching the midpoint of the 2016 Ivy schedule, Harvard women’s soccer hits the road to face Brown on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. The contest will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Women’s Soccer Plays to 2-2 Tie with Boston University
    October 11, 2016
    Hosting Boston University in its final non-conference matchup of the season, Harvard women’s soccer tied the Terriers, 2-2, on Tuesday night at Jordan Field. Harvard moved to 7-3-2 overall with the tie, while Boston University improved to 4-10-1.
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