Editor’s note: As part of a running New England Soccer Journal series, we're profiling Division I programs in the region. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting college soccer, there’s plenty going on behind the scenes.
The Fall 2020 semester, for the Harvard men’s soccer team, represented a fresh start.
It would include the Crimson’s first game under head coach Josh Shapiro, who was hired in January after winning four of the past six Division III national titles at nearby Tufts University. And his charge was simple: Rebuild an Ivy League program that went 0-14-1 a season ago, its worst since its founding in 1905.