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Junior forward Emily Mosbacher scored early, sophomore forward Midge Purce scored late, and the Harvard women’s soccer team continued its run of Ivy League dominance with a 2-0 win over Brown in Providence, R.I., on Saturday.
Harvard dominated the Big Red on a cold, rainy afternoon to keep its Ivy League unbeaten streak intact at 11 games and remain atop the league standings.
The women's soccer team, shown here in earlier action, suffered its third-straight double overtime match without a win. The squad dropped the contest to BU, 2-1.
For most of Wednesday night’s game at Soldiers Field it looked as though the Harvard women’s soccer team was going to do exactly what it did last year on October 8—tie Boston University.
Sophomore forward Midge Purce, shown above in previous action, leads the Crimson with four goals on the season. But recently, the story for Harvard has been its defense, which hasn’t conceded a goal since Sept. 14.
Over its past 220 minutes of play, the defense of the Harvard women’s soccer team has done just about everything that a coach could ask for.
This past Saturday, the Harvard women’s soccer team (6-2-2, 1-0-1 Ivy) fought for 110 minutes against Yale (5-3-1, 0-1-1 Ivy) at Soldiers Field, finishing with a scoreless draw. This marked the Crimson’s fifth consecutive shutout, bringing its shutout-percentage to .700 on the season.
Sophomore forward Midge Purce, shown above in earlier action, sent a cross into the box in the 94th minute to give the Crimson a chance to win it, but the game ended in a scoreless draw.
The last time the Harvard women’s soccer team faced Yale at home, it took until the 95th minute for the Crimson to score. In the 94th minute of this contest, Harvard looked like it might repeat history.
Co-captain midfielder Meg Casscells-Hamby, shown here in previous action, leads the Harvard women’s soccer team against Yale on Saturday. The Crimson has not lost in four games.
After opening its conference season with a victory over Penn, the Crimson will host Yale at Soldiers Field on Saturday.
Sophomore forward Midge Puce, who leads the team with four goals on the year, notched five shots in a tied game against UMass on Monday night.