Women’s soccer hosts Cornell on Saturday

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PROVIDENCE, RI – Brown’s women’s soccer team will host Cornell this Saturday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. as the Bears begin their final series of Ivy League games.

The Bears are coming off a tie against Harvard that put Brown in control of his own Ivy League destiny. The Big Red also played tied last weekend, a scoreless game at home against Yale.

The match will be broadcast live on ESPN+. Fans are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets online at BrownBears.com/tickets before their arrival at Stevenson-Pincince Field. Fans must either download their digital tickets to view on a mobile device or print them at home before arriving.

Bear Scouting (9-2-2, 3-0-1 Ivy)

  • A win over Cornell on Saturday would give the Bears third-straight double-digit wins for the first time since 1988-90.
  • Brown’s 2.92 goals per game tops the Ivy League and is sixth in the nation. The Bears’ 0.77 goals-against average is second in the league.
  • Brittany Rapino (8G, 3A) and Ava Seelenfreund (7G, 1A) are the only two Ivy League teammates with at least 15 points on the year. Raphino is second in the league in goals and Seelenfreund is tied for third.

Big Red Scouting (2-6-5, 0-2-2 Ivy)

  • Cornell’s two defeats in the league are due to Columbia (1-0) and Harvard (5-1). In addition to Yale, they also tied Pen (1-1).
  • The Big Reds’ 0.85 goals per game are seventh in the Ivy League, while their 1.54 goals against are last.
  • Laken Gallman leads the team with four goals this season. Ashley Durik and Aidan Julia Reineman are tied for the team lead with two assists.

Story

  • The Bears earned their 30e all-time win over Cornell last season and retains the overall series advantage at 30-7-4.
  • Brown has won each of the last 10 clashes, with last year’s 3-0 victory providing the biggest margin of victory in these contests.

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