Women’s Soccer Readies for Clash with Brown

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – With first place on the line in the Ivy League, Harvard women's soccer will host Brown on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. The action will be broadcast on ESPN+.

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPN+ (Talent: Alex Vispoli, Bill Spaulding) | International Stream
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Twitter: @Harvard_WSoccer

What to Know

  • Harvard is 10-2 this season (3-0 Ivy), and is tied for first with Brown in the Ivy League. The Crimson enters the matchup with the Bears (9-1-1, 3-0 Ivy) on a seven-game winning streak, which is tied for the fourth-longest active stretch in the country.
  • First-year Angela Caloia leads the Crimson and the Ivy League with 18 points, and she ranks second in the country with 0.83 assists per game. Junior Murphy Agnew leads the Ivy League with 1.60 points per game, while sitting just behind Caloia in third nationally with 0.80 assists per contest. First-year Gabby DelPico leads the team with six goals.
  • Sophie Hirst and Caloia have each posted three assists in one game this season, becoming the first Harvard players to accomplish the feat since Oct. 15, 2003 (Katie Westfall vs. Holy Cross), and the first Ivy League players to do so since Nov. 14, 2015 (Princeton's Emily Sura vs. Boston College).
  • Agnew was named the Ivy League Player of the Week on Oct. 14, her first-career Player of the Week honor and third-career weekly award from the Ivy League. The New Hope, Pennsylvania native had a goal and two assists in a 3-0 win over Cornell. She joins Angela Caloia and Gabby DelPico with weekly honors this season.
  • Senior Kat Hess leads the Crimson between the posts, holding a 0.50 goals-against average and .862 save percentage across 720 minutes. The Crimson goalkeepers have combined for five consecutive shutouts.
  • Harvard leads the all-time series with Brown, 28-19-4, including a 3-2 comeback victory a year ago in Providence. The Crimson is 8-1-1 in the past 10 meetings.

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At The Helm
Chris Hamblin leads the Crimson in his fourth 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, and holds a 35-21-5 record at the helm.

Next Up
Harvard continues its three-game homestand when Princeton visits Ohiri Field on Saturday, Oct. 26. The 3 p.m. kickoff will be broadcast on ESPN+.