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Comrie Records Career-High 21 Kills as Harvard Holds Off Columbia, 3-2

The Harvard women's volleyball team celebrated DigPink Friday night. Photo courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Mikaelle Comrie recorded a career-high 21 kills to lead the Harvard women’s volleyball team to a 3-2 win over Columbia Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center. With the 25-16, 25-19, 22-25, 25-19, 16-14 victory, the Crimson improves to 9-11 overall and 5-4 in conference play.

Three other Harvard players recorded double-digit kills on the night as sophomore Anne Carroll Ingersoll posted 16 kills and five blocks, classmate Sandra Lynne Fryhofer registered 14 kills and freshman Taylor Docter recorded 12 kills. Senior Lily Durwood handed out 59 assists, just four shy of her collegiate best and sophomore Christine Wu had 32 digs.

Harvard held a 70-59 advantage in kills, but the Lions recorded 84 digs, eight more than the Crimson and 11 blocks, four more than the home team.

Harvard hosts Cornell tomorrow afternoon at 4 p.m.