Men's Volleyball

When Life Gives You Clemens
Men's Volleyball

Male Athlete of the Year Runner-Up: Branden Clemens

With three seasons of over 200 kills, Clemens has become a staple on the men's volleyball team both on and off the court.

When Life Gives You Clemens
Men's Volleyball

When Life Gives You Clemens

Possessing a hard-hitting serve, captain Branden Clemens developed into a cornerstone of the Harvard program. Last season, he pushed the team to the playoffs for the fifth consecutive year.

Final Serve
Men's Volleyball

George Mason Cuts Men's Volleyball's Playoff Run Short

Thursday night, in a playoff matchup against George Mason, the season did not end the way that Harvard men’s volleyball wanted it to. But it ended nonetheless.

Final Serve
Men's Volleyball

Final Serve

With Harvard’s postseason loss to George Mason, the Crimson has played its final game of the season.

Senior Sendoff
Men's Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Clemens' Performance Helps Extend Men's Volleyball's Season

This weekend, in a pair of matches against Princeton and NJIT, Harvard experienced what were likely the biggest stages of the year. In both contests, Clemens—who played every second of every point—led decisive sequences that erased deficits.

Senior Sendoff
Men's Volleyball

Senior Sendoff

Senior outside hitter Branden Clemens made his impact felt in his last home games with the Crimson.

Senior Sendoff
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Heads to Playoffs with Pair Of Wins

Stuck in a tie for fourth at the start of the weekend, the Harvard men’s volleyball team faced all kinds of playoff scenarios as it angled to outcompete a crowded EIVA field and make the final four-team tournament. In the end, all the different what-ifs reduced to a simple dichotomy: Win two matches, or leave empty-handed.

Countering Fire
Men's Volleyball

Countering Fire

Harvard’s weekend bout with NJIT will feature two of the EIVA’s top scoring threats—Jabarry Goodridge of the Highlanders and Branden Clemens (11) of the Crimson, pictured in action in Feb. 2015.

Countering Fire
Previews

Men's Volleyball Eyes Playoff Berth Ahead of Final Weekend

With matchups against Princeton and NJIT on tap this weekend, the Crimson could clinch an EIVA playoff spot or see its season end in disappointing fashion on its home court.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Falls in ECAC Standings With Losses to St. Francis, Penn State

By losing to St. Francis and Penn State, the Crimson (11-10, 7-5 EIVA) plummeted into a two-way tie for fourth, putting the team at risk of missing conference playoffs.

Rise Up
Men's Volleyball

Rise Up

Sophomore Brad Gretsch (3) and captain Braden Clemens (11) were two of three Crimson athletes who posted at least seven kills and a.500 hit percentage on Saturday.

Rise Up
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Sweeps Pair of Games Against Charleston

In a pair of lopsided wins, the Crimson moved beyond memories of recent defeat and slipped into second place in the EIVA.

Swept Aside
Men's Volleyball

Swept Aside

Sophomore Marko Kostich led the team with a .333 kill percentage on a night in which the Crimson were held to 17 points or less in every set.

Swept Aside
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Swept at Sacred Heart

On Saturday night, still owning a claim to second place in the EIVA, Harvard suited up to face the Pioneers once more. In a 3-0 defeat, the Crimson resembled a timid version of its former self, hitting to .187 on a night when the closest set was 25-17.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Drops Home Match to No. 15 Cal Baptist

Now in mid-March, the Crimson confronted the No. 15 program in the nation for a third time when it hosted California Baptist (10-13, 4-13 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) at the Malkin Athletic Center. Despite the extraordinary circumstances, the match result was perfectly pedestrian, as Harvard lost in four sets after taking the first frame.