Topic: Volleyball

Payton Smith ’17 and McKenna Webster ’16 rise up to block a spike. The team has excelled on the defensive side of the net, leading the Ivy League in digs and digs per set and averaging nearly a block and a half per set.

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After showing improvement, volleyball team seeks revenge against powerhouse Elis

October 24, 2014 0 comments

This weekend, the volleyball team has an opportunity to exact revenge against Yale — this time in Bulldog territory.

Sarah Lucenti ’17 sets a teammate up for a spike. The setter has already logged 396 assists ­— nearly half of the team’s 867 assists — this year.

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Volleyball sweeps weekend with strong five-set wins

October 20, 2014 0 comments

After a series of close conference losses, the volleyball team bounced back nicely this weekend, taking down Columbia and Cornell in five-set thrillers.

Maryl Vanden Bos ’15 sets the ball. Despite Vanden Bos’ leadership, the Bears are just 6-11 on the season and have only one conference win.

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Women’s volleyball seeks to rebound at home after winless weekend

October 17, 2014 0 comments

After two losses on the road last weekend, the women’s volleyball team will return to the Pizzitola Center to battle both Columbia and Cornell this weekend.

Payton Smith ’17 patrols the middle. Smith came up clutch for the Bears on Saturday, recording nine kills in the deciding third set as the Bears grabbed a victory over Harvard after losing Friday to Dartmouth.

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Volleyball sweeps Crimson in Cambridge, but falls to Big Green

October 6, 2014 0 comments

The women’s volleyball team split the weekend after going head-to-head with Ivy League rivals Harvard and Dartmouth.

Payton Smith ’17 and McKenna Webster ’16 prepare for the Bears to serve. The Bears lost seven of their 11 matches before the start of Ivy play, and will be tested by the defending conference champions in their opener.

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Volleyball opens Ivy slate against Elis

September 26, 2014 0 comments

The women’s volleyball team (4-7) will take a shot at their first Ivy League match-up Friday against Yale with the Pizzitola as the backdrop.

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Sports Roundup: Sept. 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 0 comments

The latest from the field hockey, men’s water polo and volleyball teams.

Volleyball head to UNH for three-game tournament

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Volleyball head to UNH for three-game tournament

September 19, 2014 0 comments

The women’s volleyball team will battle its Ocean State rival the University of Rhode Island this weekend at UNH’s Holly Young Invitational.

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Sports Roundup

September 15, 2014 1 comment

The volleyball team put last weekend’s winless opening San Diego tournament far in the rearview mirror with an impressive showing at the Brown Invitational.

Payton Smith ’17 rises up to block a shot. The middle blocker is the team’s leading scorer with 58.5 points in five matches.

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Despite season’s shaky start, volleyball sweep Friars

September 12, 2014 0 comments

Brown capitalized on an opportunity for redemption, turning the tables on the Friars and finishing them off in three games — 25-21, 25-22, 25-18.

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Sports Roundup: Sept. 9, 2014

September 8, 2014 0 comments

The volleyball team returns many of the key pieces of last year’s much-improved, Ivy third-place team.