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Midge Purce sent the Harvard women’s soccer team’s five seniors out in style as the junior forward’s goal in the 52nd minute lifted Harvard to a 1-0 win over Columbia on Saturday. It was the team’s fourth straight win at Commisso Soccer Stadium in New York.
The Harvard women’s soccer team found itself in an unfamiliar situation on Saturday afternoon. Playing in a position other than first place in the Ivy League for the first time all season, the Crimson played a scrappy, physical Dartmouth team to a 1-1 double-overtime tie on senior day at Jordan Field.
Senior forward Emily Mosbacher, pictured taking a shot against Brown last week, had two shots on goal in the Crimson's first Ivy League loss this weekend.
The Crimson and Tigers, two teams that have combined for six of the last seven Ivy League championships, each entered the game with an undefeated mark in conference play, with both teams holding a six-point lead on third place Cornell. It was a clash of styles as Harvard’s conference-best defense went head-to-head with the Ivy League’s highest-scoring offense.
Saturday will mark the biggest game of the season for the Harvard women’s soccer team, as the Crimson takes on Princeton at Jordan Field, with sole possession of first place in the Ivy League standings at stake.
Senior forward Emily Mosbacher had five shots—two on goal—in the Crimson’s 1-0 win. Harvard took 25 total shots on the day, outshooting Brown by 20.
Junior forward Midge Purce’s eighth goal of the season lifted the Harvard women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Brown in a physical Saturday afternoon contest at a windy Jordan Field.
Harvard junior Midge Purce, pictured above in action against Penn on Sept. 26, had a goal in the Crimson's 2-0 win over Cornell.
Harvard scored two first half goals against a Cornell team that had only conceded one this season previously, as the Crimson women’s soccer team picked up its third straight Ivy League victory on Saturday in Ithaca, N.Y., by a 2-0 score.
Something will have to give this weekend, when the Harvard women’s soccer team and its leading scorer, junior forward Midge Purce, meet the nation’s top-ranked scoring defense when it travels to Cornell on Saturday.
Junior forward Rachel Garcia, pictured in action against Penn on Sept. 26, provided the game-winner in Harvard's 2-1 win over BU on Tuesday.
Junior forward Midge Purce came off the bench to score the game-tying goal against BU. Harvard would eventually prevail, 2-1.
Junior forwards Midge Purce and Rachel Garcia do not usually spend much time on the bench, but it paid off for the Harvard women’s soccer team on Tuesday night.
Junior forward Midge Purce, the team’s leading scorer a year ago and the focal point of the Crimson’s offensive attack, took a total of five shots in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Yale, sinking three of them in the back of the net, the last of which completed her first career collegiate hat trick.
Junior forward Midge Purce recorded her first collegiate hat trick as the Harvard women’s soccer team cruised to a 4-0 victory over Yale on Saturday in New Haven. The women’s soccer edition of The Game saw the Crimson produce its most goals of the season and post its largest margin of victory.