CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Despite matching Princeton on the stat sheet, the Harvard women's volleyball team (12-10, 7-6 Ivy) was edged by Princeton in three closely contested sets this evening. Christina Cornelius led Harvard with 13 kills, hitting at a .407 clip, and Maclaine Fields posted a .421 hitting percentage.
As a team, Harvard totaled 46 kills to Princeton's 49, 44 assists to Princeton's 48 and 52 digs to the Tigers' 56. Princeton out-hit Harvard .300-.270 and totaled six blocks to the Crimson's two. With the win, Princeton remains in the running for a share of the Ivy League title, while Harvard is sent back to the drawing board for the 2018 season.
The Harvard women's volleyball team will close out the 2017 season tomorrow evening. Prior to its 5 p.m. matchup with Penn tomorrow evening, Harvard will celebrate the Class of 2018. The match will also be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.