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Harvard's Purce Named to 2013 Soccer America All-Freshman First Team

Soccer America All-Freshman Release

Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- First year Harvard women's soccer forward Margaret "Midge" Purce has been named to the 2013 Soccer America All-Freshman first team, the organization announced.

Purce is one of five players selected for the team who is also representing the U.S. at the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship currently underway in the Cayman Islands.

The 2013 Ivy League Offensive Player and Rookie of the Year and a 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Women's All-America third team selection, Purce started 16 games to help the Crimson to its 11th Ancient Eight crown, the first for Harvard since 2011 and its first 7-0-0 Ivy campaign since 1999.