Women’s Soccer Opens Three-Game Homestand with Rival Yale

Photo by Penny Ashford
Photo by Penny Ashford
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Taking the field for the first Ivy League contest at home, Harvard women's soccer is set to welcome archrival Yale to Jordan Field on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all fans, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPN+ (Talent: Tim Culverhouse), International Platform
Live Stats: vs. Yale
Twitter: @Harvard_WSoccer

What to Know

  • Harvard is 3-4-1 (0-0-1 Ivy) on the season, with all three victories coming in shutout fashion: Syracuse (4-0), Quinnipiac (1-0) and Northeastern (2-0). The Crimson also blanked Penn to open Ivy play in a scoreless draw.
  • Senior Leah Mohammadi and freshman Sophie Hirst lead the team with four and three goals, respectively, while sophomore Murphy Agnew has dished a team-leading three assists.
  • Senior Danielle Etzel has started six of eight games between the posts, where she has made 18 saves with 3.5 shutouts. Her .900 save percentage and 0.35 goals-against average rank 11th and seventh, respectively, on the national level.
  • Hirst was named the Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week on Sept. 3 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 leads the all-time series with Yale, 32-9-2, including wins in five of the last seven meetings (5-1-1).

118 Yards with Chris Hamblin

At The Helm
Chris Hamblin leads the Crimson in his third season as the Branca Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Soccer. He was the Ivy League Coach of the Year in 2016 after leading the program to its 13th Ivy League title.

Next Up
Harvard continues Ivy League action when Cornell visits Cambridge on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.