• GoPrincetonTigers.Tv Princeton Store Tickets
  • Donate Live Events Live Stats
Women's Volleyball Looks To Get Back On Ivy Track During Home Weelend
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Release: 10/25/2012

While the Princeton women's volleyball team may not be in control of the Ivy League race right now, it can still keep the pressure on frontrunner Yale this weekend by winning a pair of home matches with Dartmouth and Harvard.

Princeton (9-9, 6-2 Ivy) will host the Dartmouth Big Green (2-16, 1-7) Friday at 7 to start its first of two straight home Ivy League weekends. Princeton swept Dartmouth earlier this season, with sophomore middle Tiana Woolridge recording eight kills and four blocks without a single error. Princeton had five players with at least eight kills in the match and hit .262 as a team.

On Saturday, Princeton takes on the Harvard Crimson (8-11, 5-3) in a 5:00 showdown. These teams played a five-set marathon earlier this season, with the Tigers rallying from a 2-1 deficit to claim a 3-2 victory. Freshman Kendall Peterkin set a career high with 27 kills in the victory, while two-time All-Ivy League outside Lydia Rudnick added 25 kills, the most she has had in an Ivy League match this season.

The top three Ivy players in terms of kills and points will meet in the Saturday evening match. Rudnick leads both categories, while Peterkin ranks second in kills and third in points. Doctor is just ahead of Peterkin in points, while she ranks behind her in kills.

A sweep would assure Princeton of at least staying alone in second place; Penn and Harvard are both one match behind the Tigers with 5-3 records. Yale (8-0 Ivy) stays home this weekend to take on Cornell and Columbia.

ETAPVCFriends Groups
Free VideosTiger BlogMore Headlines

TigerBlog , the official blog of Princeton Athletics.

July 10, 2014 - The Real World Championships Begin
Tags: Lacrosse

July 9, 2014 - Blowout
Tags: World Cup

July 8, 2014 - Fun In The Pool
Tags: World Cup

July 7, 2014 - Hot Dogging
Tags: soccer, basketball

July 3, 2014 - Fish Tales
Tags: General

May 15, 2014 TigerCast
Rowers Will Gillis (heavyweights) and Ed Northrop (lightweights)...
May 8, 2014 TigerCast
Molly Higgins and Adam Bragg join TigerCast to discuss the...
May 1, 2014 TigerCast
Junior Erin McMunn joined the latest edition of TigerCast to...
2010 wsoccer camps ad
Robert Wood Johnson
US Soccer
Hyatt Slider

Sports Camps
PNC Bank
Tyco Community Spotlight
Athlete of the Week
Presented by Coach USA
Returns Sept. 8
National Champions
Julia Ratcliffe Wins Title
Championship Streak Now 43
Princeton Sports Properties
Official Corporate Partners
Join the Princeton Corporate Partner Team
Sports Tickets
Proud Partner of Princeton Athletics
Buy and sell college and pro sports tickets
Email Updates
Don't Miss a Minute of the Action
Sign up to receive exclusive Princeton Tiger email updates