GAME 9
COLUMBIA
ColumbiaCornell
CORNELL

DATE Friday, September 22
TIME 7:00 p.m.
VENUE Berman Field
LOCATION Ithaca, N.Y.
VIDEO IVY LEAGUE NETWORK
MEDIA LIVE STATS
TWITTER HANDLES  @ColumbiaWsoccer
@GoColumbiaLions

  GAME 10
COLUMBIA
ColumbiaWagner
WAGNER

DATE Sunday, September 24
TIME 3:00 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 -  Ivy League play officially begins on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. for the Columbia women's soccer team as they travel to Ithaca to take on Cornell (2-3-0). The Lions will wrap the weekend with a return to Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. to host Wagner.

Fans can catch all the action this weekend streaming live on the Ivy League Network and through the media links above. Admission for all home matches at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium is free.

COLUMBIA Team Matchup CORNELL
3-4-1 Record 2-3-0
Ivy League Conference Ivy League
1.75
Goals Per Game 0.80
.120 Shot % .089
8 Assists 3

Natalie Neshat (5g, 1a)
Emma Anderson (3 goals)

Leading Scorer(s) Paige DeLoach (1 goal)

Sophie Whitehouse (36 sv.)
 (.766 sv %)

Goalkeeper Meghan Kennedy (21 sv.)
 (.700 sv %)

INSIDE THE SERIES: The Lions are looking for its first win in Ithaca over the Big Red since 2011. Both teams have held serve at home in their last four meetings, including a 2-0 Columbia win last season behind scores from Amaris Hemmings and Natalie Neshat. The Lions have also won nine of the last 12 meetings, however, Cornell leads the all-time series 19-12.

A LOOK AT CORNELL: Under the helm of head coach Dwight Hornibrook in his first year, Cornell is off to a 2-3-0 start. The Big Red are coming off a 1-0 victory over Maine in Ithaca and look for its second-straight at home as they host Columbia on Friday night. Four different players have found the back of the net this season, including 2016 team-leading scorer Paige DeLoach.


COLUMBIA Team Matchup WAGNER
3-4-1 Record 3-3-2
Ivy League Conference NEC
1.75
Goals Per Game 1.12
.120 Shot % .111
8 Assists 6

Natalie Neshat (5g, 1a)
Emma Anderson (3 goals)

Leading Scorer(s) Maria Nunez (2 goals)
Kristen Bischoff (2 goals)

Sophie Whitehouse (36 sv.)
 (.766 sv %)

Goalkeeper Delaney Beck (28 sv.)
 (.718 sv %)

Stony Brook (2-0,W)

Common Opp. Stony Brook (0-6, L)

 

INSIDE THE SERIES: Columbia boasts and 12-0 all-time record against the Wagner Seahawks. In their last meeting, the Lions prevailed ina 4-0 win led by two goals from Emma Anderson


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)

UP NEXT: Columbia hosts Brown on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m.