Women’s Soccer Hosts Boston University for Midweek Tilt

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Bringing a close to its non-conference schedule, Harvard women's soccer is set to host Boston University on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.

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

What to Know

  • Harvard is 5-4-1 (2-0-1 Ivy) on the season, including shutouts in four consecutive games: vs. Northeastern (2-0), at Penn (0-0), vs. Yale (1-0) and vs. Cornell (2-0).
  • Senior Leah Mohammadi and first-year Sophie Hirst lead the team with five and three goals, respectively, while sophomore Murphy Agnew has dished a team-leading three assists. 58 percent of the team's goals have come from first-year players.
  • Senior Danielle Etzel has been one of the top goalkeepers in the country through 10 games. Her 0.26 goals-against average and .917 save percentage rank second and sixth, respectively, on the national level. Etzel placed ninth nationally a year ago with a .886 save percentage. 646 minutes have elapsed since she last allowed a goal.
  • Jillian Wachira became the second Harvard player this season to be named Ivy League Rookie of the Week, doing so after scoring the game-winner against Yale Sept. 29. She joins Hirst in earning weekly awards this season.
  • Boston University enters the game with a 5-7-2 record, including a 4-0-1 mark in Patriot League play. Harvard leads the all-time series with the Terriers, 13-7-6, but fell on the road a year ago, 1-0.

Last Time Out

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 returns to Ivy League play with the first of three-straight games on the road, as it travels to Brown on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.