Midge Purce is the first Harvard selection to the First Team since Emily Stauffer ’98-’99 and Naomi Miller ’99. She has also been named a semifinalist for the 2016 Mac Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual honor in collegiate soccer.
Vice Provost Mark Elliott applauded University President Drew G. Faust for asking the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s soccer team, whose actions he called “scandalous.”
With a golden goal in the second overtime period, senior forward Rachel Garcia helped the Crimson secure its third Ivy League title in the past four years.
Harvard's win completes an undefeated run through the conference slate for the team, the third time it has done so since 2011.
The women's soccer team clinched the Ivy League title amid an atmosphere of energetic support and celebration.
Harvard cancelled the men’s soccer team’s season after an Office of General Counsel review found that the team continued to produce vulgar and sexually explicit documents about the freshmen women's soccer recruits.