Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, “Don’t let making a living prevent you from making a life.” I had always been an avid follower of professional sports, especially basketball, but never seriously thought about sports in the context of a post-college occupation until last year.
Four student-athletes on the Harvard men’s volleyball team were named to the EIVA All-Academic Team, as announced by the EIVA today. Earning honors were Jack Connolly, Matthew Ctvrtlik, Marty Heavey and Kevin Zhao, who were honored for competing and having a GPA above 3.30.
On a night where Harvard men’s volleyball honored its only senior, Trevor Dow, the Crimson would fall to George Mason in its season finale, 3-0. George Mason won the first set 25-18, then followed it up winning the second and third sets 25-23, each.
Harvard men’s volleyball looks to close out its season on a high note, welcoming George Mason to Cambridge for a pair of matches on Friday, March 12 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 13 at 4 p.m. Both matches will be broadcast live on ESPN+. On Saturday, the team will honor its lone senior, Trevor Dow, prior to the match.
Harvard men’s volleyball hits the road for the final time in the regular season, traveling to Princeton for a match on Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m., live on ESPN+. Then the following night (April 6), they will go up against NJIT on at 6 p.m., live on the Highlander Sports Network.
Harvard men’s volleyball tallied 8.5 blocks and 31 digs in its three-set sweep over Sacred Heart on Saturday at the Malkin Athletic Center. Harvard won the first set, 25-21, second set, 25-18, and third set, 25-20.
Harvard men’s volleyball heads south to Charleston (W.V) for a pair of EIVA matches on Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 2 at 6 p.m. Both matches will be streamed online at team1sports.com/ucgoldeneagles.
An all-around team effort led Harvard men’s volleyball to a five-set victory over NJIT at the Malkin Athletic Center on Saturday Night. Harvard had people all around the court step up, as sophomore Griffin Schmit registered a game-high 20 kills, junior Matthew Ctvrtlik tallied 46 assists, first-year Jason Shen recorded a career-high 19 digs and senior Trevor Dow set career-highs in both solo blocks (four) and total blocks (10).
Harvard men’s volleyball falls to 2-2 in the EIVA after a four-set loss to Princeton. The Tigers took the first set 25-18 before Harvard battled back to take the second, 25-23. Then Princeton took the final two sets of the match 25-22 and 25-20.
Harvard men’s volleyball is back at the MAC for a pair of home EIVA matches against Princeton on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. and NJIT on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. Both games will be broadcast live on ESPN+.
Sophomore Griffin Schmit hammered home a team-high 18 kills as Harvard men’s volleyball dropped a four-set match to Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-1, on Saturday night. Harvard lost the first set 25-23 but powered back in the second to win 25-21 and tie it at two. Ultimately, Purdue Fort Wayne won the third and fourth sets 25-23 and 25-16 to take the match.