Magic of Numbers: Field of Fire

Published by Saira Khanna on September 08, 2011 at 3:11AM

Each Thursday, The Crimson will compile a series of unique statistics about Harvard's sports scene. Welcome to the Magic of Numbers—without the problem sets. We'll do the math for you.

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3: The number of saves senior men’s soccer goalie Austin Harms made during the Crimson's 1-0 season opening win against Northeastern.

29: The number of shots the Harvard women’s soccer team took against Elon during the Crimson's 2-1 win Sunday—almost triple the Phoenix’s 11.

2: The number of goals Ivy League field hockey Rookie of the Week Sydney Jenkins has in as many games. Both of her goals have contributed to victories for Harvard.

38: Overall number of shots that the Crimson field hockey team has taken this season.

3: The number of goals scored by the Harvard women’s soccer team during its two games this year.

12: The number of shots the Crimson men’s soccer squad took against Huskies.