Hanover, N.H. – For the first time in program history the Columbia women's soccer team are 5-0 in Ivy League play following a 3-0 victory at Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct 21. In the 11th minute, Amaris Hemmings played a beautiful cross to the top of the box where Emily Koe blasted in her fifth goal of the season.
Leading the Lions offense, Hemming had a sensational afternoon on the pitch. The junior forward added a score in the 66th minute by placing the ball in the high left corner of the net from the right side of the box. Hemmings becomes the sixth Lion with multiple goals on the year and continues to lead the team with five assists.in the 82nd minute lifted Columbia
In the 82nd minute, and own goal by the Big Green lifted Columbia to a 3-0 advantage.
Along with three saves, goalkeeper Sophie Whitehouse earned her fifth-consecutive shutout victory with Columbia yet to allow a goal in conference play. The Lions overall win streak extended to six in as many clean sheets with 561 minutes of consecutive shutout play.
Head coach Tracey Bartholomew leads Columbia to its first nine-win season since 2010, improving to 9-4-1 overall. With two home matches left, the Lions are in control of its own destiny en route to an Ivy League title. They remain the sole unbeaten team at 5-0 to sit atop the Ivy standings and will return to Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 28 to host Yale in a 4 p.m. match.