Come Saturday night’s close on Rocco B. Commisso Stadium in New York, N.Y., two things could be said: Have a career game, Danielle Etzel. Have a career, Marie Becker, Caroline Chagares, Candy Janachowski, and Dani Stollar.
In overcoming Dartmouth by a final score of 2-1, Harvard moved back to .500 for the season and now has a chance to secure its 11th straight winning record if it can top Columbia next weekend.
After a close first half, Harvard fell to Princeton 6-1, resulting in the Crimson’s worst loss since a 7-0 defeat to UCLA in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. In conference play, it is the worst margin the team has suffered since a 5-0 loss to Princeton in 2006.
With just three games left in the season, Harvard will be looking for a signature victory against Princeton as it seeks to end the season on a high note.
12 games into the season, the upstart freshman duo of Murphy Agnew and Lauren Raimondo had shown signs of budding chemistry on the front line, but had yet to link up for a goal. That all changed on Saturday, when the Harvard women’s soccer team traveled to Cornell for a conference showdown.
In a hard-fought battle, the Crimson women’s soccer team dropped its second straight Ivy League matchup, coming up short against the Bulldogs in New Haven, 3-0. Yale held Harvard at bay to effectively dash the visitor’s hopes of defending its Ancient Eight title.