Crimson Faceoff: Bump, Set, Spike

Published by Martin Kessler on December 13, 2010 at 3:11AM

After two devastating losses at the hands of basketball’s Andrew Van Nest and wrestling champ J.P O’Connor, Crimson sportswriter Martin Kessler enlisted the help of fellow writer Marjorie Gullick for the third edition of Crimson Faceoff.

In the latest contest, the pair challenged volleyball standouts Matt Jones and Taylor Docter to a two-on-two matchup. Could Gullick’s monstrous kills save team Crimson from suffering its third straight defeat? Check out the video to see how the duo fared against the pair of hard-hitting volleyball stars.

The Full-Court Press: Anne Carroll Ingersoll '12

Published by Martin Kessler on August 09, 2010 at 3:11AM

A fan favorite, women’s volleyball player Anne Carroll Ingersoll knows how to excite spectators with earth-shaking spikes and back-breaking blocks, eliciting cheers of “IN-GER-SOLL” from the crowd. But that is far from the craziest thing Ingersoll has heard a fan yell, as she reveals in this exclusive interview. Every week, The Full-Court Press will give you the sort of personal scoop that you’re not likely to hear at a typical press conference.

Name: Anne Carroll Ingersoll

Year: 2012

Position: Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter

Stats: After winning Ivy League Rookie of the Year as a freshman, Ingersoll led the Crimson as a sophomore in total blocks with 92 and finished second in total kills with 233. Ingersoll also managed to finish sixth in the Ancient Eight in hitting percentage, with an efficiency of 29.8-percent.

Interrogation time.