GAME 17
COLUMBIA
ColumbiaHarvard
HARVARD

DATE Saturday, November 5
TIME 1:00 p.m.
VENUE  Jordan Field
LOCATION Cambridge, Mass.
MEDIA LIVE VIDEO | LIVE STATS
TWITTER HANDLES  @ColumbiaWsoccer
@GoColumbiaLions

 

NEW YORK - The Columbia women's soccer 2016 Ivy League title chase has come down to a winner take all match against Harvard (9-3-3, 4-02 Ivy) on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. A season finale victory would give the Lions its first Ivy League crown since 2006, and second in program history. 

Fans can catch the match broadcasted via live stream on the Ivy League Digital Network.

COLUMBIA   
HARVARD
7-5-4 Record 9-3-3
4-1-1 Ivy League Conference 4-0-2 Ivy League

1.12

Goals Per Game 1.53
.090 Shot % .103
17 Assists 20

Emma Anderson (5g, 3a)
Natalie Neshat (4g, 2a)
Madeline Linde (4g, 2a)

Leading Scorer(s) Margaret Purce (11g, 4a)
Rachel Garcia (5g, 4a)

Allison Spencer
(24 sv.)
(.857 sv %)

Goalkeeper Lizzie Durack
(33 sv.)
(.805 sv %)

Brown (1-0) W
Cornell (2-0) W
Dartmouth (0-0) T
Penn (1-0) W
Princeton (2-0) W
Yale (1-2) L

Common Opp.

Brown (1-1) T
Cornell (0-0) T
Dartmouth (2-0) W
Penn (1-0) W
Princeton (1-0) W
Yale (2-1) W


LATEST VICTORY: In a return to the newly renovated Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium for the first match this season, two goals in a span of less than two minutes in the final half lifted the Columbia women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Lions are off to its best Ivy League start in program history, improving to 4-0 for the first time, while tightening its hold on the top spot in conference as the only undefeated team.

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SEASON HIGHLIGHTS:

• (8/26) Lions Flourish In 4-0 Victory Over Iona


• (8/26) In her first career start, sophomore goalkeeper Sophie Whitehouse also garnered her first career shoutout against Iona, highlighted with four saves.

•(8/29) Ivy League Weekly Performace Honor Roll: Emma Anderson, Sophie Whitehouse, Emily Koe

•(9/4) Sun Devil Desert Classic All-Tournament Team: Amaris Hemmings, Adriana Kurlya, Caroline Militello

•(9/9) GK Sophie Whitehouse earns second shutout in 0-0 draw at Stony Brook

•(9/11) Linde Scores Game Winner To Lift Lions In OT at Sacred Heart

•(9/12) Ivy League Weekly Performace Honor Roll: Madeline Linde, Sophie Whitehouse

•(9/18) Ivy League Weekly Performace Honor Roll: Emma Anderson, Natalie Neshat

•(9/23) Columbia Defeats Cornell 2-0 In Ivy League Opener

•(9/23) Amaris Hemmings netted her first career goal against Cornell to give the Lions 1-0 lead in the 8th minute.

•(9/23) GK Allison Spencer earned her first shutout this season with 2-0 victory over Cornell, including three saves.

•(9/25) 4 Goals In the 1st Half Lifts Columbia Over Wagner

•(9/25) Emma Anderson scored a season game-high two goals in a span of two minutes in the victory at Warner.

•(9/25) The entire Columbia goalkeeping core of Allison Spencer, Sophie Whitehouse, Nicole Cerulli and Marie Matthews combined for a shutout effort at Wagner.

•(9/26) Ivy League Weekly Performance Honor Roll: Emma Anderson, Amalya Johnson, Natalie Neshat, Allison Spencer

•(9/27) Natalie Neshat Named To TDS National Team of The Week: In a pair of victories agains Cornell and Wagner, Natalie Neshat capped the weekend with a goal in each game and an assist tallying five points on two goals and an assist.

•(10/1) Anderson Chips In Game-Winner In Final Minute Of 1-0 Win At Brown

•(10/1) Columbia scored game-winning goal againt the nation's top-ranked defense in Brown, ending the Bears streak of five-consecutive shutouts.

•(10/1) GK Allison Spencer tallied her third-consecutive shutout with 1-0 victory at Brown.

•(10/2) Emma Anderson Named Ivy League Player of the Week! This is Anderson's first career Ivy League Player of the Week nod and the first for Columbia since Allison Spencer on Oct. 20, 2014.

•(10/2) Ivy League Weekly Performance Honor Roll: Emma Anderson, Emily Koe, Allison Spencer

•(10/8) Neshat Knocks In Game-Winning Header In OT At Penn

•(10/8) Win at Penn gives Columbia first 3-0 Ivy League start in program history and sole first place in the Ivy League standings.

•(10/9) Ivy League Weekley Performance Honor Roll: Caroline Militello, Natalie Neshat, Allison Spencer

•(10/11) Columbia shutout fifth-consecutive opponent in 0-0 draw against Lafayette

•(10/15) Columbia hosts Princeton in first home match of the season at newly renovated Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium.

•(10/15) Columbia Blanks Princeton 2-0 To Remain Unbeaten In The Ivy League

•(10/15) Win over Princeton gives Columbia thier first 4-0 Ivy League start in program history and sole first place in the Ivy League standings.

•(10/18) Amalya Johnson Named To TDS National Team of The Week: Playing the first true home game of the regular season against Princeton, Columbia’s back line shined by blanking the Tigers to the tune of 2-0. Johnson played the full 90 and contributed an assist as the Lions extended their Ivy record to 4-0.

•(10/22) Columbia Serves 7th Striaght Shutout In Home Finale Draw Against Dartmouth

•(10/22) The Lions shutout against Dartmouth marked its 10th of the year tying the program record acheived in both the 2006 and 1998 seasons.

•(10/22) GK Allison Spencer records a career-best fifth shutout in Ivy League play to lead the conference.

•(10/23) Ivy League Weekly Performance Honor Roll: Allison Spencer

•(10/25) Columbia overall shutout percentage of 0.667 leads the Ivy League and ranked 7th nationally.

•(10/25) Columbia GAA of 0.553 ranked 12th nationally and Save Pct. 0.871 ranks 11th nationally.

•(10/25) GK Allison Spencer held the No.1 GAA in the nation at 0.24. She also the fourth best save percentage in the country at 0.909.

•(10/29) GK Allison Spencer capped a sensational shutout streak at 703 minutes

•(10/29) Columbia defense capped a shutout streak at 844:32 minutes of play through eight-consecutive games.

IVY LEAGUE STANDINGS

TEAM PTS GP IVY RECORD
OVERALL RECORD
HARVARD 14 6 4-0-2 9-3-3
COLUMBIA 13
6 4-1-1 7-5-4
Brown 11 6 3-1-2 5-1-4
Penn 8 6 3-1-1 5-2-3
Princeton 7 6 2-2-2 4-4-2
Yale 7 6 2-3-1 3-5-2
Cornell 4 6 1-4-1 2-6-2
Dartmouth 2 6 0-4-2 4-4-2

 

IVY LEAGUE PLAY RANKINGS:

TEAM CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK
Columbia Points 20 4
Columbia Goals
7 3
Columbia Assists 6 4
Columbia GA 2 T-1
Columbia GAA 0.31 T-1
Columbia Shutouts 5 1
NAME CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK
A. Spencer
GAA
0.31 T-1
A. Spencer Shutouts 5 1
A. Spencer Save % .900 T-1

OVERALL RANKINGS:

TEAM CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK NATIONAL RANK
Columbia Shutout Pct. 0.625 1 12
Columbia GAA 0.553 3 18
Columbia Save Pct. 0.855 2 20
NAME CATEGORY STATS IVY RANK NATIONAL RANK
A. Spencer GAA 0.338 1 3
A. Spencer Save Pct. 0.885 2 8

HOME AWAY FROM HOME: In the midst of constructing a new Season Air-Supported Structure in the Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium, the Columbia soccer teams played three contests that were initially scheduled at home, at Fairleigh Dickinson University's newly resurfaced field at University Stadium.The Lions played matches against Saint Joseph's (9/16), Cornell (9/23) and Lafayette (10/11).

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