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Men’s soccer plays its first road game of 2022 in Vermont on Saturday

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard University men’s soccer continues to play its first road game of the season when it plays on Virtue Field at the University of Vermont on Saturday, September 10 at 7:00 PM (ESPN+), following victories over Central Connecticut (2-0) and Bryant (2-1 ) in their first two games of 2022.

What to know

  • Harvard Scored a Dramatic Victory in Its Final Performance as a Senior Nico Garcia Morillo scored the winning goal with 2.5 seconds left to take the Crimson to a 2-1 win over Bryant at Jordan Field on September 6.
  • Against the Bulldogs, junior Willem Ebbinge scored a goal and an assist and scored in the 50e minute before his second goal in as many games.
  • For the season, junior Willem Ebbinge pace de Crimson with five points on two goals and an assist. Seven different players have racked up points for Harvard during the team’s first two games.
  • Harvard goalkeepers have allowed only one goal in the club’s first two games, totaling 0.50 goals against the average.
  • As a team, Harvard has gained advantages in shots (54-10), shots on target (25-5) and corners (19-6) on the year. In the early stages of the year, the Crimson leads the NCAA in shots per game (27.0) and shots on target per game (12.5).
  • Harvard opened its 2022 campaign with a 2-0 win over Central Connecticut State in its home opener on September 3. sophomore Alessandro Arlottic and junior Willem Ebbinge scored the goals while senior keeper Oskar Nilsson the shutdown included.
  • sophomore Alessandro Arlottic scored his 10e career goal and seventh career game-winning goal in victory over the Blue Devils while junior Willem Ebbinge scored his fifth goal in his career.
  • Senior goalkeeper Oskar Nilsson recorded his third shutout of his career with the zero against CCSU.
  • In 2021, Harvard closed the season with a three-game Ivy League winning streak, finishing the year in fourth place in the conference standings and above .500 (8-5-3, 3-2-2 Ivy) for the first time since 2016. The Crimson went 4-1-1 in the last six games of the 2021 campaign.
  • Harvard was selected to finish fourth in the 2022 Ivy League Men’s Soccer Preseason Media Poll. The Crimson scored a total of 89 points and ended up in the top half of the eight-team poll. Princeton – last year’s Ivy champion – took first place with 123 points and 12 votes in first place.
  • Harvard and Vermont have played to a 6-6-1 record in the all-time series. The Crimson led the Catamounts in the final meeting, 2-1 (2OT), on September 24, 2021.
  • Vermont carries a 2-1-1 record in Saturday’s game, coming off a 2-0 win over Princeton and a 1-1 draw with then No. 15 Syracuse.

Next one

Harvard will play at Northeastern on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:00 PM (FloFC) prior to Quinnipiac on Saturday, September 17 at 12:30 PM (ESPN+/NESN).

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