The Harvard women’s volleyball team can claim the title as the queen of New England after completing a three-game sweep of Boston College, Northeastern, and UMass Lowell this weekend.
Taking the first two sets, it appeared that the women’s volleyball team would cruise past Boston College. But the Eagles clawed their way back into the game, extending the match to five sets.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team put a difficult first weekend on the back burner as it captured its first two wins of the season in its second tournament of the campaign. At the Holiday Inn Invitational in Ohio this weekend, the Crimson defeated Wright State and Tennessee Tech but fell to West Virginia. Although still in the process of making adjustments as it readies itself for Ivy League play in two weeks, Harvard took this weekend as an important morale-booster.
After tallying three tough losses to open the season, the Harvard women’s volleyball team will battle for its first win of the year this weekend as it takes on three Midwest schools. The Crimson will travel to Dayton, Ohio as an invitee to the Holiday Inn Invitational.
“This was definitely a learning weekend,” junior middle blocker Christina Cornelius said. “We learned so much and focused on two things—resiliency and grit."
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In two contests against Dartmouth, junior Austin Black racked up late-inning RBIs. Still, the Crimson went 2-2 over the weekend.
With Boston snows hindering the outdoor practices of the golf teams, the group makes use of the school’s indoor facilities to prepare for the upcoming Ivy League Championships.
Despite a fourth inning surge, the baseball team failed to hold onto their lead as Boston College dominated the latter innings to win 8-5.
Harvard (10-8) will head to New York on Saturday for a doubleheader with Columbia before taking I-95 down to Philadelphia for a twinbill with Penn the following day.
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For the Crimson, victories against both Princeton and Penn this weekend would provide a boost of momentum heading into the Ivy League tournament, but successfully doing so will not be easy
The Crimson conceded three goals in the final four minutes before falling in overtime.