Women’s Soccer Tripped Up By Maine, 1-0

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Returning home for its second contest of the year at Jordan Field, Harvard women's soccer fell in a tight game to Maine, 1-0, on Wednesday night.

The Crimson (2-3-0) outshout Maine 11-7 in the contest, including a game-high three shots from senior Leah Mohammadi and two from freshman Trinity Thomas. Eight different players attempted a shot for the Crimson, while junior Kat Hess and senior Danielle Etzel split time between the posts.

Senior Alli Wiggins had the best chance of the opening period, forcing a save from the Maine goalkeeper 25 minutes in, but the Black Bears struck first with a 34th-minute goal. Mohammadi nearly leveled the score before the intermission, but her shot rang the top of the crossbar.

The Crimson outshot Maine in the second half, 9-1, but couldn't find the breakthrough.

Harvard Highlights

  • The Crimson tallied double-digit shots for the fourth-straight game, and had a season-high seven corner kicks.
  • Etzel posted a scoreless 45 minutes in goal, giving her a scoreless streak of 266 minutes.

Game Notes

  • Harvard moves to 5-1-1 all-time against Maine.
  • The Crimson has outshot its opponent in four consecutive outings.

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