2015 Camps

Harvard Ends Volleyball Win Streak With Another Marathon Victory

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 03/08/2014
Print RSS
Article Image
Freshman Junior Oboh had nine blocks in a 3-2 loss to Harvard.
Courtesy: Beverly Schaefer

BOX SCORE

The Princeton men's volleyball team saw its win streak end at six Saturday afternoon, as the Harvard Crimson completed a regular season sweep of the Tigers with its second straight 3-2 win.

It was the second time this season and fourth time in the last five meetings that a Princeton-Harvard match has gone the distance, and the Crimson has pulled out each fifth set. With the final set even at 12-12, Harvard took the final three points, including the winner on a service ace by Nick Bendell.

While the conclusion was tense, all four sets were fairly one-sided. Both teams split 25-20 sets to open the match, and then followed with a split of 25-18 sets. The final set stayed within two points either way until Bendell's winning serve caught the inside of the back line.

Senior Pat Schwagler and junior Cody Kessel both had 16 kills for Princeton, while sophomore Devin Stearns had 10 kills. Freshman setter Chris Kennedy recorded 44 assists, while junior Tony Ensbury led the defensive effort with 17 digs. Freshman Junior Oboh had a career-best nine blocks, while junior middle Will Siroky had six kills and four blocks.

The loss keeps the top of the EIVA standings bunched up. Penn State, at 6-1 in EIVA play, leads by percentage points, while Harvard (7-2 EIVA) holds a half-game lead over Princeton (6-2).

Princeton returns to league play next weekend when it heads to Rutgers-Newark for a 1 pm showdown next Saturday.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
Nissan Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
May
06
Friday
W. Lacrosse
vs. Cornell (Ivy League Tournament)
- 4:00 PM
May
07
Saturday
M. Track & Field
vs. Ivy League Heptagonal Championships
- All Day
W. Track & Field
vs. Ivy League Heptagonal Championships
- All Day
Softball
at Harvard (Game 1) (Ivy League Championship Series)
- 1:00 PM
Softball
at Harvard (Game 2) (Ivy League Championship Series)
- 3:00 PM
May
08
Sunday
Softball
at Harvard (Game 3, if nec.) (Ivy League Championship Series)
- 1:00 PM
May
13
Friday
W. Track & Field
vs. ECAC Championships
- All Day
M. Track & Field
vs. IC4A Championships
- All Day
W. Tennis
vs. Georgia Tech (Round of 64) (NCAA Tournament)
- 2:00 PM
May
14
Saturday
Baseball
vs. TBA (Ivy League Championship Series)
- 12:00 PM
Baseball
vs. TBA (Ivy League Championship Series)
- 3:30 PM
May
15
Sunday
W. Rowing - Open
vs. Ivy League Championships
- TBA
M. Rowing - Lightweight
vs. Eastern Sprints
- 7:00 AM
M. Rowing - Heavyweight
vs. Eastern Sprints
- 8:00 AM
May
26
Thursday
M. Track & Field
at NCAA Regional
- All Day
W. Track & Field
at NCAA Regional
- All Day
May
27
Friday
W. Rowing - Open
vs. NCAA Day 1 (NCAA Championships)
- TBA
May
28
Saturday
W. Rowing - Open
vs. NCAA Day 2 (NCAA Championships)
- TBA
May
29
Sunday
W. Rowing - Open
vs. NCAA Day 3 (NCAA Championships)
- TBA
June
03
Friday
M. Rowing - Heavyweight
vs. IRA Champs, Day 1 (IRA Championships)
- 8:00 AM
June
04
Saturday
W. Rowing - Lightweight
vs. IRA Champs, Day 1 (IRA Championships)
- 8:00 AM
M. Rowing - Heavyweight
vs. IRA Champs, Day 2 (IRA Championships)
- 8:00 AM
June
05
Sunday
W. Rowing - Lightweight
vs. IRA Champs, Day 2 (IRA Championships)
- 8:00 AM
M. Rowing - Heavyweight
vs. IRA Champs, Day 3 (IRA Championships)
- 8:00 AM
M. Rowing - Lightweight
vs. IRA Championships
- 8:00 AM
stop