With 11 minutes and change remaining, BU cut Harvard's lead in half. Senior Jeff Schultz drilled a shot from 30 yards in front to the right side of the goal, after receiving an indirect kick from teammate Steve Walker.
Is Harvard 'Smarter'?
BU and Harvard may each have excellent men's soccer programs, but Harvard has an overwhelming advantage head-to-head.
With yesterday's win, the Crimson is 16-6-6 against the foes across the Charles.
How does BU coach Nei Roberts explain this lopsided number?
"They're smarter, I guess," said Roberts.
The Ivy Picture
After beating a team the caliber of BU, Harvard coach Mike Getman has to wonder whether his team can climb back into the Ivy race.
Since the Crimson has already suffered two defeats, the team would almost certainly have to win all five of its remaining Ivy matchups and then hope that the rest of the league beats up on each other.
The chances are slim. Harvard is the only team without a league win or a tie.
"Nobody's come out and beat us," Getman said. "Each win is a confidence boost. We just have to take one game at the time.