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2016-17 Women's Soccer News

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    January 12, 2017
    Pair of Ivies Selected in NWSL College Draft Two of the most prolific scorers in Ivy League history, Midge Purce and Tyler Lussi, were selected in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft.
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    December 16, 2016
    Brown's Gould Named NSCAA Women's Scholar All-American Brown senior midfielder Carly Gould earned a place on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Women’s Scholar All-America Third Team, while four Ivies were named to the NSCAA Women’s Scholar All-East Region Teams.
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    December 06, 2016
    Nine Ivies Earn NSCAA Postseason Honors Harvard senior forward Midge Purce and Princeton senior forward Tyler Lussi earned All-America nods from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), while nine Ivies received All-Region recognition.
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    November 12, 2016
    Harvard Falls to No. 22 Rutgers in NCAA Tournament Bringing an end to a championship-winning season, Harvard women's soccer fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to No. 22 Rutgers, 3-0. The loss snapped an unbeaten streak of 11 games, which was the team's longest since the 2013 season.
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    November 10, 2016
    Women's Soccer All-Ivy, Postseason Awards Announced Harvard’s Midge Purce, Brown’s Christine Etzel and Yale’s Aerial Chavarin received the Ivy League women’s soccer postseason awards following a vote of the Ancient Eight head coaches.
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    November 07, 2016
    Harvard Set to Face Rutgers in NCAA Tournament After claiming the Ivy League title in a 2-1 double-overtime thriller with Columbia on Saturday, Harvard women's soccer will face Rutgers in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The contest will be played at Yurcack Field on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m.
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    November 07, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 12 Ivy League champion Harvard will travel to Rutgers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 5 p.m. Saturday. The matchup will be the first-ever meeting of the Crimson and the Scarlet Knights on the pitch.
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    October 31, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 11 League-leading Harvard (4-0-2) hosts Columbia (4-1-1) in a winner-take-all regular-season finale at 1 p.m. Saturday—with an Ivy League title and an automatic bid to the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship on the line.
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    October 28, 2016
    Trio of Ivies Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors A trio of Ivies—Brown’s Katy Schmidt and Harvard’s Marie Becker and Leah Mohammadi—were named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s Soccer First Team, which recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
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    October 24, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 10 Columbia (4-0-1) and Harvard (3-0-2) have not lost a match in over a month, going a combined 11-0-6 during their unbeaten streaks. Both teams are on the road Saturday—with Columbia at Yale (1-3-1) and Harvard at Dartmouth (0-3-2).
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    October 17, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 9 Columbia, which paces the Ivy League following its first 4-0-0 start in program history, hosts a Dartmouth (0-3-1) team looking for its first win in Ivy League play Saturday.
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    October 10, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 8 Columbia, which paces the Ivy League following its first 3-0-0 start in program history, hosts reigning Ivy League champion Princeton (1-1-1) Saturday. The Tigers are one week removed from a No. 23 ranking in the TopDrawerSoccer.com national poll.
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    October 06, 2016
    11 Ivies Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award 11 Ivy League soccer teams have earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for exemplary performance in the classroom as a team during the 2015-16 academic year, as announced today.
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    October 03, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 7 Princeton, which earned its first ranking of the 2016 campaign in this week's TopDrawerSoccer.com national poll, joins undefeated Harvard and Columbia in headlining the Ivy League women's soccer standings.
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    September 26, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 6 Brown sophomore goalkeeper Christine Etzel and Yale’s Aerial Chavarin were named Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after leading their teams to unbeaten performances last week.
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    September 19, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 5 Harvard senior Margaret Purce and Penn’s Kitty Qu were named Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after leading their teams to unbeaten performances last week.
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    September 13, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 4 Princeton senior Tyler Lussi and Penn freshman Emily Sands were named Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after outstanding performances last week.
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    September 05, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 3 After combining for seven goals while leading their teams to a pair of victories, Harvard senior Midge Purce and Princeton Tyler Lussi were named Co-Players of the Week, while Lussi’s Tiger teammate Natalie Gross was named Rookie of the Week.
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    August 30, 2016
    Women's Soccer Weekly Release - Week 2 Princeton sophomore forward Mimi Asom and Yale freshman forward Aerial Chavarin took home Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after their stellar performances during week one of the 2016 season.
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    August 26, 2016
    Curtain Rises on 2016 Women's Soccer Season The 2016 Ivy League women’s soccer season kicks off this weekend, with all eight teams in action and nine games on The Ivy League Digital Network (ILDN).
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    August 19, 2016
    Medals for Johnson, Matheson Bring Total Tally for #IviesinRio to Six Princeton Tigers Diana Matheson '08 and Ashleigh Johnson '17 claimed bronze and gold medals in women's soccer and women's water polo, respectively, to bring the total tally of medals for the #IviesinRio to six.