It may not be in-season for the Crimson’s women’s volleyball team, but that certainly has not kept it away from competition.
Last weekend, Harvard took part in a four-team tournament hosted by Boston College, in which the Crimson faced the Boston-based Eagles, Bryant, and the University of Connecticut. Harvard emerged from the weekend without dropping a match—drawing with Boston College, and beating the Bulldogs and the Huskies outright.
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.
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
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.