2015 Camps
Early Bird Promo
Field Hockey mm
Article Image
Tiana Woolridge ranks second in the Ivy League in hitting percentage.
Courtesy: Beverly Schaefer

Volleyball Makes Final Trip, Looks To Continue Winning Ways In New England

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 11/06/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

The Princeton women's volleyball team will try to build on its two-match win streak and break into the top half of the Ivy League standings this weekend when it makes its final road trip of the season. The Tigers will head to both Harvard (Friday, 7) and Dartmouth (Saturday, 4) in hopes of avenging a pair of home losses; both matches will be streamed on the Ivy League Digital Network.

Princeton (8-12, 4-6 Ivy) at Harvard (12-7, 7-3 Ivy)
Match Time 7 pm • Malkin Athletic Center
Match Coverage Live Video l Live Stats l @PUTigers
Last Meeting Oct. 19: Harvard 3, PRINCETON 0
Princeton Roster l Schedule l Stats l @PrincetonVolley
Harvard Roster l Schedule l Stats l @HarvardVBall

Princeton (8-12, 4-6 Ivy) at Dartmouth (10-12, 3-7 Ivy)

Match Time 4 pm • Leede Arena
Match Coverage Live Video l Live Stats l @PUTigers
Last Year Oct. 18: Dartmouth 3, PRINCETON 2
Princeton Roster l Schedule l Stats l @PrincetonVolley
Dartmouth Roster l Schedule l Stats

Princeton dropped a pair of home matches to Dartmouth and Harvard earlier this season, including a tough 3-2 decision to the Big Green. After falling in an early hole, Princeton rallied to win the third and fourth sets, but Dartmouth bounced back with a big effort in the fifth set to take the win.

That may have been the low weekend for Princeton this season, but the Tigers showed their resilience last weekend with a home sweep of both Columbia and Cornell. Freshman Cara Mattaliano, who ranks third in the league in both kills (3.32) and points (3.75) per set, was dominant over the weekend and earned her second Ivy League Rookie of the Week honor.

Fellow freshman Lauren Miller also had a strong showing and has moved into the Top 3 in the Ivy League in assists (8.82 per set). As she has gained experience, the Princeton offense has grown in efficiency, and it heads into the weekend hitting a second-best .239 in Ivy League matches.

Sophomore Kendall Peterkin continues to lead the Ivy League in both kills (3.51) and points (4.05) per set, while junior Tiana Woolridge ranks second in the league with a .342 hitting percentage.

Princeton will open the weekend Friday night against Harvard, which kept its title hopes alive last weekend with a 3-2 upset of Yale; it was the first loss for the Bulldogs since the 2011 Ivy season, and it keeps Harvard within two matches with four to play. The Crimson has been efficient on both sides, ranking second in the Ivy League in both hitting percentage and opponent hitting percentage.

Dartmouth is one match behind Princeton in the league standings, and it will honor its seniors Saturday afternoon before its match. Dartmouth has been led by Elisa Scudder, who ranks second in the Ivy League in both attack percentage and service aces.

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
September
04
Friday
W. Volleyball
at George Washington (G.W. Tournament)
- 10:00 AM
W. Volleyball
vs. Radford (G.W. Tournament)
- 5:30 PM
September
05
Saturday
W. Volleyball
vs. UC-Davis (G.W. Tournament)
- 1:00 PM
September
11
Friday
W. Volleyball
at Hofstra (Hofstra Tournament)
- 6:00 PM
September
12
Saturday
W. Volleyball
vs. Florida Gulf Coast (Hofstra Tournament)
- 10:00 AM
W. Volleyball
vs. Hartford (Hofstra Tournament)
- 3:00 PM
September
18
Friday
W. Volleyball
vs. Duquesne (Rutgers Tournament)
- 10:00 AM
W. Volleyball
at Rutgers (Rutgers Tournament)
- 7:00 PM
September
19
Saturday
W. Volleyball
vs. Howard (Rutgers Tournament)
- 10:30 AM
September
25
Friday
W. Volleyball
vs. Penn
- 7:00 PM
October
02
Friday
W. Volleyball
at Harvard
- 7:00 PM
October
03
Saturday
W. Volleyball
at Dartmouth
- 5:00 PM
October
09
Friday
W. Volleyball
vs. Columbia
- 7:00 PM
October
10
Saturday
W. Volleyball
vs. Cornell
- 5:00 PM
October
16
Friday
W. Volleyball
at Brown
- 7:00 PM
October
17
Saturday
W. Volleyball
at Yale
- 5:00 PM
October
24
Saturday
W. Volleyball
at Penn
- 6:00 PM
October
30
Friday
W. Volleyball
vs. Dartmouth
- 7:00 PM
October
31
Saturday
W. Volleyball
vs. Harvard
- 5:00 PM
November
06
Friday
W. Volleyball
vs. Yale
- 7:00 PM
November
07
Saturday
W. Volleyball
vs. Brown
- 5:00 PM
November
13
Friday
W. Volleyball
at Cornell
- 7:00 PM
November
14
Saturday
W. Volleyball
at Columbia
- 5:00 PM
stop