Men’s Volleyball Garners Two EIVA All-Academic Honors

Pictured: Gil Weintraub (left) and Erik Kuld
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

Two seniors on the Harvard men’s volleyball team were selected to the EIVA All-Academic team as announced by the conference Thursday morning. Co-captains Erik Kuld and Gil Weintraub were honored for their academic achievements.

Kuld, a senior molecular and chemical biology concentrator, carries a 3.51 GPA and was an integral part of the Crimson offense this season. He played in all 76 sets, tallying a team-high 322 kills. The Toronto, Ontario native ranks 16th in the nation with 4.24 kills per set. Kuld closed out his career with 757 kills, 332 digs and 65 blocks.

Weintraub, a human evolutionary biology concentrator, holds a 3.77 GPA and played in 57 sets for Harvard. The Encino, Calif. native ranks 38th in the nation with 4.86 assists per set. He also recorded 2.21 kills per set. Weintraub, a two-time captain for the Crimson, ended his career with 1,897 assist, 273 kills and 153 total blocks.

In order to be eligible for inclusion on the EIVA All-Academic team. The student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA for 3.50 or higher, have participated in at least 60% of the games played by the team and be at least a sophomore in academic standing.

Harvard finished the season with a 5-16 record and a 3-5 mark in EIVA Hay Division play.