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2012 Harvard Men's Volleyball News

August 21, 2012
Men’s Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

July 5, 2012
Season Recap: 2012 Harvard Men's Volleyball

June 14, 2012
Eighteen Harvard Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
A total of eighteen (18) Harvard varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA, in an announcement on Thursday morning.

May 16, 2012
DJ White Selected to the 2012 U.S. Men's Junior Training Team Roster
Freshman DJ White of the Harvard men’s volleyball team has been selected to join the 2012 U.S. men’s junior training team roster for the right to compete NORCECA Men’s Under-21 Continental Championship, which will be Aug. 27-Sept. 1, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. White is one of 19 invitees to the national roster.

April 26, 2012
No. 15 Harvard Men’s Volleyball Falls to George Mason in EIVA Tournament, 3-0
The No.15 Harvard men’s volleyball team had its championship run cut short on Thursday evening, as George Mason downed the Crimson, 3-0, in the EIVA semifinal round hosted by Penn State. Senior Matt Jones led the Crimson attack with 14 kills in the losing effort.

April 25, 2012
Will Chambers Named to the EIVA All-Academic Team
Sophomore Will Chambers was the latest in the parade of Crimson men’s volleyball players to be honored this week, as the native of Honolulu, Hawaii was named to the EIVA All-Academic list. Chambers, who is currently studying physics, was one of 10 players to receive the award.

April 23, 2012
Head Coach Brian Baise Named EIVA Coach of the Year; Jones, White and Lothman Earn All-Conference Honors
In what has been one of its most successful seasons in program history, the No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team had even more reason to celebrate on Monday afternoon as head coach Brian Baise was named Bob Sweeney EIVA coach of the year, while senior Matt Jones, freshman DJ White and junior Rob Lothman all earned EIVA All-Conference honors. Jones and White were named first team all conference while Lothman was named to the second team.

April 16, 2012
Matt Jones Earns EIVA Defensive Player of the Week Honors
Senior Matt Jones of the No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team earned his third EIVA weekly award and his first Defensive Player of the Week honor as he tallied 11 blocks and 12 digs combined against NJIT and Rutgers-Newark this weekend.

April 14, 2012
No. 15 Harvard Men’s Volleyball Ends Regular Season on High Note; Defeats Rutgers-Newark, 3-1.
The No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team ended its regular season on a high note by defeating Rutgers-Newark, 3-1, and inching closer to wrapping up the No. 2 seed for the EIVA tournament. Senior Matt Jones led the way for the Crimson tallying 18 kills and 10 blocks, recording a double-double on Saturday night, helping the team to improve to 18-5 (10-4 in the EIVA).

April 13, 2012
No. 15 Harvard Men’s Volleyball Tripped Up by NJIT, 3-1
The No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball fell to 17-4 (9-4) on Frdiay night as it was tripped up by NJIT, 3-1. Senior Matt Jones and freshman DJ White combined for 28 kills to spark the Crimson offense but were unable to get the best of the Highlanders.

April 12, 2012
No. 15 Harvard Men's Volleyball Wraps Up Regular Season at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark
No. 15 Harvard Men's Volleyball will play NJIT and Rutgers-Newark this weekend as it wraps up the 2012 regular season. Harvard will travel to NJIT on Friday night and Rutgers-Newark on Saturday. Both matches are slated for 7 p.m.

April 9, 2012
No. 15 Harvard Men’s Volleyball Ranked in AVCA Poll for the First Time in Program History
In what has been arguably Harvard men’s volleyball’s most successful season, the Crimson received even more recognition for its hard work as it was featured as the No. 15 ranked team according the American Volleyball Coaches Association weekly poll. Harvard, which has been receiving votes since its California road trip several weeks ago, finally cracked the rankings, getting 26 points, four votes behind No. 14 Loyola-Chicago. This is the first time in the program’s history that it’s been included in the national poll.

April 7, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Pushes No. 7 Penn State to Fifth Set but Falls 3-2
the Harvard men’s volleyball (17-4, 9-3) pushed No. 7 Penn State to a fifth set but fell to the Nittany Lions 3-2 on Saturday afternoon. Senior Matt Jones led the team with 18 kills in the defeat.

April 6, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Extends Win Streak to Five with a 3-1 Victory at Saint Francis (Pa.)
The Harvard men’s volleyball swept the season series with Saint Francis (Pa.) after defeating the Red Flash 3-1 on Friday night. DJ White recorded 20 kills in the winning effort to help the Crimson to its fifth straight win.

March 31, 2012
Matt Jones Leads Harvard to 3-0 Win Over NJIT On Senior Day
The Harvard men’s volleyball team wrapped up its home slate with a 3-0 win against NJIT on Saturday afternoon. On a day where the team celebrated the class of 2012, it was senior Matt Jones who once again led the team with 14 kills.

March 30, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Wraps Up Home Slate With Rutgers-Newark and NJIT
The Harvard men’s volleyball team (14-3) wraps up its home slate with contests against Rutgers-Newark and NJIT on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Friday’s contest will begin at 7 p.m. while Saturday’s matchup will begin at 3 p.m. In Harvard’s regular season home finale the Crimson will honor its two seniors, Dan Schreff and Matt Jones with a senior day presentation.

March 30, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Keeps On Rolling With Win Over Rutgers-Newark, 3-1
The Harvard men’s volleyball team (15-3, 7-2) kept up its torrid pace this weekend as it secured its third-straight win and its ninth in the last 10, defeating Rutgers-Newark, 3-1 on Friday. Matt Jones turned in yet another solid performance leading the team in kills with 15.

March 30, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Wraps Up Home Slate With Rutgers-Newark and NJIT
The Harvard men’s volleyball team (14-3) wraps up its home slate with contests against Rutgers-Newark and NJIT on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Friday’s contest will begin at 7 p.m. while Saturday’s matchup will begin at 3 p.m. In Harvard’s regular season home finale the Crimson will honor its two seniors, Dan Schreff and Matt Jones with a senior day presentation.

March 24, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Downs Sacred Heart, 3-1
The Harvard men’s volleyball team recorded its sixth victory in EIVA, defeating Sacred Heart 3-1 at the Pitt Center Saturday afternoon.

March 13, 2012
Nick Madden’s 27 Kills Helps Lift Harvard Men’s Volleyball over Cal Baptist, 3-2
The Harvard men’s volleyball defeated Cal Baptist for the second time this season as they took down the Lancers 3-2, in Riverside Calif., Tuesday. Harvard benefited from the firepower of Sophomore Nick Madden who tallied a career-high 27 kills for the Crimson.

March 12, 2012
DJ White Earns EIVA Offensive Player of the Week Honors
For the second-straight week one of the members of the Harvard men’s volleyball team earned the EIVA weekly offensive player of the week award. This week it was freshman DJ White who receives the honor after his 16 kill, 11 dig perforamance against No. 12 Cal State Northridge on Saturday, helping Harvard to a 3-1 win. The win is first victory over a ranked opponent under head coach Brian Baise.

March 12, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Tripped Up by No. 8 Pepperdine
The Harvard men’s volleyball team lost to No. 8 Pepperdine, 3-1, in Malibu, Calif., Monday night. Freshman DJ White led the Crimson attack with 13 kills but it wasn’t enough as Harvard fell to 12-3 for the season.

March 10, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Upsets No. 12 Cal State Northridge, 3-1
The Harvard men’s volleyball team defeated a ranked team for the first time under head coach Brian Baise as it downed No. 12 Cal State Northridge, 3-1, in Northridge, Claif., on Saturday night. Three Crimson players had over 10 kills to help Harvard to its 12th win of the season improving 12-2 for the season.

March 5, 2012
Senior Matt Jones Named EIVA Offensive Player of the Week
Senior Matt Jones was named Offensive Player of the Week by the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) as announced by the league office on Monday. The La Jolla, Calif., native helped lead Harvard to a pair of hard fought wins this past weekend, helping the Crimson defeat George Mason and Princeton in five sets.

March 3, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller Against Princeton
The Harvard men’s volleyball team won in dramatic fashion for the second-straight night, coming back from being down 2-1 to win the in five sets. Sophomore Nick Madden led the Crimson in kills with 16 to help Harvard improve to 11-2 on the year, 5-2 in the EIVA.

March 2, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Upends George Mason, 3-2
The Harvard men’s volleyball team upended George Mason, 3-2, improving 10-2 and 4-2 in the conference. Harvard came back from 2-1 deficit, winning the final two stanzas to seal the victory. The stellar offense of Matt Jones led the way for the Crimson, as he tallied 20 kills in the win.

March 1, 2012
Harvard Enters Key EIVA Weekend Against George Mason and Princeton
The Harvard Crimson get ready for a two-match road swing at George Mason on Friday and Princeton on Saturday. Matches are slated for 7 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.

February 25, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Finishes Homestand With Win Over Sacred Heart
The Harvard men's volleyball team recorded its ninth win of the year, defeating Sacred Heart, 3-0, Saturday afternoon. The Crimson was led by sophomore Nick Madden who recorded 14 kills, helping the team to improve to 9-2, and 3-2 in the EIVA.

February 22, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Takes Down Emmanuel College, 3-0
The Harvard men’s volleyball team defeated Emmanuel College, 3-0, at the Malkin Athletic Center, Wednesday night. Harvard was led by senior Matt Jones who recorded 14 kills, helping the Crimson to improve to 8-2 in 2012.

February 21, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Gears up for Mid-Week Showdown with Emmanuel College
The Harvard men's volleyball team (7-2) will host Emmanuel College for a Wednesday night match, slated for 7 p.m. at the Malkin Athletic Center.

February 19, 2012
Highlights: Men's Volleyball vs. Saint Francis (Pa.)
Harvard improved to 7-2, and 2-2 in the conference with a 3-0 win against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Saturday afternoon. Head Coach Brian Baise and senior Matt Jones discussed the victory and how this win helps moving forward.

February 18, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Rebounds With Win Against Saint Francis (Pa.)
The Harvard men’s volleyball team rebounded from a three-set loss to Penn State Friday night with a three-set sweep against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Saturday afternoon. Senior Matt Jones led the way offensively with 11 kills, while freshman Caleb Zimmick was a force in the middle registering a season-high nine blocks. With the win Harvard is now 7-2 and 2-2 in the EIVA.

February 17, 2012
No. 5 Penn State Rolls Past Harvard Men’s Volleyball, 3-0
The Harvard men’s volleyball team struggled against the efficient attack of No. 5 Penn State, dropping its second match of the season, 3-0. With the loss Harvard falls to 6-2 and 1-2 in conference play.

February 16, 2012
Harvard Continues Homestand with No. 5 Penn State and Saint Francis (Pa.)
The Harvard men’s volleyball team (6-1, 1-1) continues its seven-game home stand, hosting the top-two teams in the EIVA, No. 5 Penn State on Friday, and Saint Francis on Saturday. Those matches are slated for 7 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively.

February 11, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Downs Princeton, 3-0
The Harvard men’s volleyball team got 29 kills from its freshmen starters, DJ White and Caleb Zimmick, and defeated Princeton in three sets (28-26, 25-23, 25-20) at the Malkin Athletic Center, Saturday afternoon. White paced the Crimson with 18 kills, and Zimmick was a force in the middle with four blocks helping the Crimson to improve to 6-1 and 1-1 in EIVA play.

February 10, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Drops First Contest of the Year
The Harvard men’s volleyball team fell to conference rival George Mason in three sets to drop to 5-1 on the season. Senior Matt Jones once again led in kills for the Crimson with 11 and freshman Caleb Zimmick recorded the team’s best hitting percentage of .583 with eight kills.

February 9, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Looks to Keep Winning Against EIVA Rivals George Mason and Princeton
The Harvard men's volleyball team looks to extend its winning streak to six and seven as it opens conference play against George Mason and Princeton on Friday and Saturday.

February 8, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to Five; Defeats Cal Baptist 3-1
The Harvard men’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to five games, claiming a 3-1 victory over Cal Baptist at the Malkin Athletic Center Weds., night. Thanks to the offense of senior Matt Jones and freshman DJ White, Harvard upped its record to 5-0, its best start since the 1993 season where it went 12-0 to begin the campaign.

February 7, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Hosts Cal Baptist in Mid-Week Action
The Harvard men's volleyball team will look to improve to 5-0 on the season when it kicks off its seven-game homestand with a mid-week match against Cal Baptist on Weds. Feb. 8, at 7 p.m.

February 4, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Beats Cross-Town Rival MIT, 3-1
The Harvard men’s volleyball earned its fourth win of the season, beating MIT 3-1 at the Rockwell Cage on Saturday night. The offense of sophomore Nick Madden and Matt Jones sparked the Crimson attack as the duo recorded 16 kills apiece.

January 30, 2012
Season Preview: Harvard Men's Tennis Poised for Strong Spring Season
The Harvard men's tennis head coach Dave Fish talks about the upcoming spring season, what he liked from the fall and how he views his team's play.

January 28, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Keeps Rolling with 3-0 Win Over Springfield
The Harvard men’s volleyball team continued its winning momentum, defeating Springfield 3-0 at the Malkin Athletic Center on Saturday night. Matt Jones was brilliant once again, leading the team in kills with 16 helping the Crimson to improve to 3-0 on the year.

January 28, 2012
Highlights: Harvard Men's Volleyball vs. Springfield
Harvard Men's Volleyball recorded its second-straight 3-0 victory on Saturday against the Springfield Pride.

January 27, 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball Cruises Past Rivier in Three Sets
The Harvard men’s volleyball team defeated Rivier, 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-21) and earned its second win of the season. Sophomore Nick Madden turned his second solid match of the season, leading the Crimson in kills with 12.

January 24, 2012
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Opens 2012 Season with Victory over Endicott
Senior Matt Jones recorded a double-double (17 kills and 10 digs) to help lead the Crimson to a 3-1 victory over Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., Tuesday night. Harvard got the necessary offense while holding the Gulls hitting percentage under .200 in all four sets played.

January 20, 2012
Season Preview: Youth Turns Into to Experience For Men's Volleyball in 2012
Harvard Men's Volleyball head coach Brian Baise discussed how a young team last year will contribute to this year's success.

December 14, 2011
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Ranked No. 6 in EIVA Preseason Poll
The Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association released its 2012 preseason rankings and the Harvard Crimson ranked No. 6 out of eight teams in the conference. Penn State took the top spot in the poll receiving seven first-place votes while George Mason was ranked second with one first-place tally.

October 27, 2011
Harvard Men’s Volleyball Announces 2012 Schedule
The Harvard men’s volleyball team announced its 2012 schedule Thursday as the Crimson will compete in 23 matches this season, hosting 10 of them at home in the Malkin Athletic Center.

September 12, 2011
Harvard Men's Volleyball Adds Three For 2011-12 Season
Brian Baise, the Head coach of the Harvard men’s volleyball team, announced the addition of three members of the class of 2015 to his squad today. Two newcomers travel to Harvard from California while the other hails from Wisconsin.