Women’s Soccer Begins Ivy Road Trip at Brown

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Hitting the midpoint of the Ivy League slate, Harvard women's soccer will travel to Brown for a 3:30 p.m. contest on Saturday, Oct. 13. The action will be broadcast on ESPN+.

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPN+, NESNplus, International Platform
Live Stats: vs. Brown
Twitter: @Harvard_WSoccer

What to Know

  • Harvard is 5-5-1 (2-0-1 Ivy) on the season, including shutouts in four consecutive games from Sept. 16-Oct. 6: vs. Northeastern (2-0), at Penn (0-0), vs. Yale (1-0) and vs. Cornell (2-0).
  • The Crimson is tied for first in the Ivy League standings with Dartmouth and Penn at 2-0-1, while Columbia is close behind in fourth place at 2-1-0.
  • Senior Leah Mohammadi leads the team with six goals and 13 points, while sophomore Murphy Agnew has dished a team-leading three assists. Mohammadi's six goals ranks second in the Ivy League, while her 13 points rank third. 54 percent of the team's goals, meanwhile, have come from first-year players.
  • Senior Danielle Etzel has been one of the top goalkeepers in the country through 10 games. Her 0.49 goals-against average and .857 save percentage rank 15th and 26th, respectively, on the national level. Etzel placed ninth nationally a year ago with a .886 save percentage.
  • 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.
  • Brown enters the game with a 5-6-1 record, including a 1-2-0 mark in Ivy League play. Harvard leads the all-time series with the Bears, 27-19-4, including a 7-1-1 mark over the past nine meetings.

High Praise

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 conference action at Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.