Women’s Soccer Welcomes Maine on ESPN+ and NESN

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Kicking off at Jordan Field for the second time this season, Harvard women's soccer welcomes Maine for a 6 p.m. contest on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+ and televised regionally on NESN. Attendance is free for all fans.

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPN+ and NESN (Talent: Scott Sudikoff, Alex Vispoli), International Platform
Live Stats: vs. Maine
Twitter: @Harvard_WSoccer

What to Know

  • Harvard is 2-2 on the season, including back-to-back wins last week against Syracuse (4-0) and Quinnipiac (1-0).
  • Senior Leah Mohammadi and freshman Sophie Hirst lead the team with two goals apiece, while sophomore Murphy Agnew has dished a team-leading two assists.
  • Senior Danielle Etzel has started all four games between the posts, where she has made 11 saves with two shutouts. For her career, Etzel has been a part of nine shutouts, including four solo efforts.
  • Hirst was named the Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week after scoring game-winning goals in back-to-back games, becoming the first Harvard rookie to collect both honors since Margaret Purce in 2013.
  • The Crimson is unbeaten at 5-0-1 all-time against Maine, with Harvard winning each of the last three meetings, including a 4-1 victory in 2008 in the most-recent match-up. Four of the six contests have ended in a Harvard shutout.

At Jordan Field

At The Helm
Chris Hamblin leads the Crimson in his third season as the Branca Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Soccer. The Ivy League Coach of the Year in 2016, Hamblin holds a 18-14-4 record at the helm of the program.

Next Up
Harvard travels to Providence for a 4 p.m. kickoff on Sunday, Sept. 9. The game will be broadcast on Friars All-Access.