GAME 16
COLUMBIA
ColumbiaHarvard
HARVARD

DATE Saturday, November 4
TIME 5:00 p.m.
VENUE Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium
LOCATION New York, N.Y.
DIRECTIONS Directions to R.B.C. Stadium
VIDEO IVY LEAGUE NETWORK
MEDIA LIVE STATS
TWITTER HANDLE  @ColumbiaWsoccer
@GoColumbiaLions

 

NEW YORK - The Columbia women's soccer 2017 Ivy League title chase has come down to a winner take all match against Harvard (8-8, 2-4 Ivy) in a 5 p.m. contest on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium. A season finale victory would give the Lions its first Ivy League crown since 2006, and second in program history. 

Game admission is free at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium. Fans can also catch the action streaming live on the Ivy League Network and through the media links above.

Before the match Columbia will honor its senior class playing in thier final home match, including Natalie Ambrose, Kerry Manion, Caroline Militello, Holly Neshat and Natalie Neshat.

COLUMBIA Team Matchup HARVARD
9-5-1 Record 8-8
5-1
Ivy League
Conference 2-4
Ivy League
2.27
Goals Per Game 1.00
.140 Shot % .098
23 Assists 27

Natalie Neshat (9g, 1a)
Emma Anderson (8g, 2a)

Leading Scorer(s) Murphy Agnew (4g, 5a)
Leah Mohammadi (4g, 4a)

Sophie Whitehouse
(61 sv.)
(.836 sv %)

Goalkeeper Daniel Etzel
(46 sv.)
(.852 sv %)

INSIDE THE SERIES:  The Lions will be looking for its first win over the Crimson since 2007. Columbia came close in 2016 despite a 1-2 double-overtime defeat. Harvard leads the all-stime series 27-3-1.


IVY LEAGUE CHAMPION SCENARIOS:

- Columbia win/Princeton win: Co-champions and Columbia earns the AQ to NCAAs.
- Columbia win/Princeton loss: Columbia champions and AQ to NCAAs.
- Columbia loss/Princeton win: Princeton champions and AQ to NCAAs.
- Columbia loss/Princeton loss/Brown win: Co-champions and Columbia earns the AQ to NCAAs

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

(10/5) - Anderson Breaks Through As Columbia Defeats Penn In 2OT

(10/14) - Columbia Upsets No.11 Princeton In 2-0 Shutout To Remain Unbeaten In Ivy League Play

(10/16) - Sophie Whitehouse named Ivy League Player of the Week

(10/16) - Ivy League Performance Honor Roll: Sophie Whitehouse (POW - 8 sv.), Amaris Hemmings (2 assists.), Natalie Neshat (1 goal)

(10/18) - Natalie Neshat named to TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week

(10/21) - Columbia Blanks Dartmouth In Sixth-Straight Shutout Win, 3-0

(10/23) - Ivy League Peformance Honor Roll: Sophie Whitehouse (3 sv. - 5th shutout), Amaris Hemmings (2g, 2a), Emily Koe (1 goal)


IVY LEAGUE STANDINGS

TEAM PTS IVY RECORD
OVERALL RECORD
COLUMBIA 15 5-1 9-5-1
Princeton 15
5-1 13-2
Brown 12 4-2 11-4
Yale 10 3-2-1 10-4-2
Penn 10 3-2-1 5-7-3
Harvard 6 2-4 8-8
Cornell 2 0-4-2 2-8-3
Dartmouth 0 0-6 6-10

OVERALL RANKINGS:

TEAM CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK NATIONAL RANK
Columbia Scoring Off.
2.23 2 16
Columbia Goals 34 2 51
Columbia Points
91 2 76
Columbia Shutout % 0.533 2 33
NAME CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK NATIONAL RANK
N. Neshat
Goals
9
T-1
71
N. Neshat Goals Per Game
0.64 2 34
N. Neshat Points Per Game
1.36
2
69
S. Whitehouse Saves % 0.836 4 51

CONFERENCE ONLY STATS RANKINGS:

TEAM CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK
Columbia GAA
0.16 1
Columbia Shutouts
5 1
Columbia Points 27 2
Columbia Goals 9 2
Columbia Assists 9 2
NAME CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK
S. Whitehouse
GAA
0.16
1
S.Whitehouse Save % .962 1
S. Whitehouse Shutouts 5 1
A. Hemmings Assists 3 2
N. Neshat Goals 3 3