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No. 16 Women's Soccer Match, 1-1 draw at pen

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Harvard Women’s Soccer (6-0-2) remained undefeated in the team’s Ivy League opener as they played a 1-1 draw against the University of Pennsylvania (2-1-6) at Rhodes Field.

Sophie Hurst It was Crimson’s lone strike, defeating the Quakers in the contest, 26-8. Hannah Gardner He made three saves at the net to lead the defensive effort.

how it happened

  • Harvard University was an early and active participant in the struggle against the Quakers. Ainsley Ahmadian Just two minutes into the action, he scored the Crimson’s first shot attempt of the game.
  • Hannah Gardner She deflected the first shot she faced in the 7th minute to keep the game scoreless.
  • Ahmadian scored the Crimson’s lone shot in the 15th minute of the first half.
  • Crimson fired nine more rounds in the first 45 minutes.
  • Gardner made another save to keep the game scoreless at the break as time expired in the first half.
  • Harvard attacked in the second half. Angela Karoia When Josefin Hasbo In the 52nd minute, he hit consecutive shots into the net.
  • Sophie Hurst Finally put Harvard on the scoreboard when she filled in 18 outside shots. The strike was her first goal of the season.
  • Penn tied the score less than a minute later, tying the game with one goal per side.
  • Harvard had 11 more shots in the second half but could not find a winner.
  • jordan di verniello Had the best opportunity at 70th However, her chances were swallowed by the Penkeeper.
  • The game ended in a draw as both teams were unable to find a winner at the 90th minute.

harvard highlights

  • Sophie Hurst First goal of the season, ninth of his career
  • Harvard outscored the Quakers in shooting, 26-8, 5-4
  • Crimson remain undefeated in 2022 with 6-0-2 record
  • Harvard is 2-2 in its last four Ivy League openers.
  • Hannah Gardner Made 3 saves to boost defensive effort
  • jade rose (90 minutes), Taylor Fasnacht (90 minutes) and smith hunter (86 min) Fixed the backline and played most of the contest
  • Hurst, Bever and Hasbo all played the full 90 games in the Crimson midfield
  • Bebar and Ahmadian both led their teams with 4 shots
  • Harvard are outscoring their opponents 141-58 this season.


After back-to-back road games, the Crimson will have a three-game homestand at Jordan Field starting next weekend. Harvard first welcomes Yale on his Oct. 1, before completing a non-conference schedule on Oct. 4 with a fight against Boston College. The team will then face Cornell on his October 8th. All matches are broadcast live on his ESPN+.