GAME 12
COLUMBIA
ColumbiaPenn
PENN

DATE Friday, October 6
TIME 7:00 p.m.
VENUE Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium
LOCATION New York, N.Y.
DIRECTIONS Directions to R.B.C. Stadium
VIDEO ESPN 3
IVY LEAGUE NETWORK
MEDIA LIVE STATS
TWITTER HANDLE  @ColumbiaWsoccer
@GoColumbiaLions

 

NEW YORK -  For the second-consecutive season, the Columbia women's soccer team will look for a 3-0 start in Ivy League play on Friday, Oct. 6 as they play host to Penn (2-5-3, 1-0-1 Ivy) in a 7 p.m. match at Rocco B. Commisso Stadium.

Game admission is free at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium and fans can catch the action streaming live on the Ivy League Network and simulcast on ESPN 3.

COLUMBIA Team Matchup PENN
6-4-1 Record 3-5-3

2-0
Ivy League

Conference 1-0-1
Ivy League
2.55
Goals Per Game 0.40
.151 Shot % .032
17 Assists 3

Natalie Neshat (8g, 1a)
Emma Anderson (7g, 2a)

Leading Scorer(s) Erica Higa (2 goals)

Sophie Whitehouse
(41 sv.)
(.788 sv %)

Goalkeeper Kitty Qu
(31 sv.)
(.861 sv %)

INSIDE THE SERIES:  The Lions came away with a 1-0 victory in Philadelphia in last season's meeting. Columbia looks for its first home win over the Quakers since 2009 on Friday night.

A LOOK AT PENN: The Quakers are unbeaten in Ivy League play with a win at Harvard and a scoreless draw against Cornell. Penn is coming off a 2-0 victory over Deleware State in their last outing.


COLUMBIA SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: 

(8/25) - Home Opener Battle Against Hofstra Ends In 1-1 Draw

(8/27) - Two Goals By Neshat Leads Columbia Over Seton Hall, 4-2

(8/28) - Ivy Leauge Performance Honor Roll: Emily Koe (1g, 1a), Natalie Neshat (2 goals)

(9/5) - Columbia Blanks Stony Brook In 2-0 Home Victory

(9/8) - Four-Goal Half Leads Lifts Columbia To 5-0 Win Over Sacred Heart

(9/8) - Ivy League Performance Honor Roll: Emma Anderson (2 goals)

(9/22) - Columbia Defeats Cornell In Ivy League Opener, 2-0

(9/24) - Lions Set Scoring Record In 11-0 Win Over Wagner

(9/24) - 11 goals against Wagner marked a new single-game record for most goals scored, surpassing the previous record of 10 set in 1987.

(9/24) - Emma Anderson leads Columbia scoring with 3 goals and 2 assists for her first career hat trick.

(9/25) - Emma Anderson Named Ivy League Player of the Week (4g, 2a).

(9/25) - Ivy League Performance Honor Roll: Emma Anderson (4g, 2a), Natalie Neshat (2 goals)

(9/27) - Emma Anderson Voted DI NCAA Women's Soccer Player of the Week

(9/30) - Neshat Overtime Goal Lifts Columbia Over Brown, 1-0

(10/2) - Ivy League Performance Honor Roll: Natalie Neshat (1 GW-goal)

(10/2) - Natalie Neshat named Honorable Mention TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week


IVY LEAGUE STANDINGS

TEAM PTS GP IVY RECORD
OVERALL RECORD
Princeton 6 2 2-0 9-1
COLUMBIA 6
2 2-0 6-4-1
PENN 4 2 1-0-1 3-5-3
Brown 3 2 1-1 8-3
Yale 3 2 1-1 7-3-1
Cornell 1 2 0-1-1 2-4-2
Harvard 0 2 0-2 6-5
Dartmouth 0 2 0-2 4-6

OVERALL RANKINGS:

TEAM CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK NATIONAL RANK
Columbia Scoring Off.
2.55 1 9
Columbia Goals
28 1 18
Columbia Points 74 1 35
NAME CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK NATIONAL RANK
N. Neshat
E. Anderson
Goals Per Game 0.80
0.64
2
3
13
32
N. Neshat
Goals 8
1
22
N. Neshat Points Per Game
1.70
2
21

UP NEXT: The Lions will travel to Easton, Pa. on Monday, Oct. 9 to take on Lafayette at 7 p.m.