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2015 Men's Volleyball News

May 21, 2015
Behind the Crimson - Men's Volleyball
Go behind-the-scenes with Caleb Zimmick and Riley Moore

May 4, 2015
Zimmick Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America
Caleb Zimmick of the Harvard men’s volleyball team has been named honorable mention All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), the organization announced on Monday.

April 29, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Falls to George Mason at EIVA Championships, 3-1
Fighting for its second EIVA Championship title match appearance in the last three years, second-seeded Harvard’s season came to a close at the hands of third-seed George Mason, 3-1. The defeat came by set scores of 25-18, 25-22, 19-25, and 26-24.

April 28, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Set to Face George Mason at EIVA Championships
Harvard men’s volleyball earned the second-seed in the EIVA Championships, and will face third-seeded George Mason in the conference semifinals on Wednesday, April 29 at Penn State’s Recreation Hall. First serve is scheduled for 5 p.m. and can be seen live and for free on GoPSUsports.com.

April 28, 2015
Clemens Named to EIVA All-Academic Team
Branden Clemens of the Harvard men’s volleyball team has been named to the EIVA All-Academic team, as announced by the league office.

April 27, 2015
Clemens, White, Zimmick Named to All-EIVA First Team
Branden Clemens, DJ White and Caleb Zimmick have been named to the All-EIVA first team, announced by the league office on Monday. Harvard was the only school to land three student-athletes on the first team.

April 25, 2015
Balanced Attack Leads Men’s Volleyball to Victory on Senior Night over Sacred Heart, 3-2
On a day honoring senior captains DJ White and Caleb Zimmick for four years of dedication, Harvard men’s volleyball took down Sacred Heart, 3-2, to claim the second seed at the EIVA Championships. The win came by set scores of 25-20, 20-25, 25-22, 20-25 and 15-8.

April 23, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Closes Regular Season with Sacred Heart
One week after clinching a berth in the EIVA Championships, Harvard men’s volleyball will close its regular season with Senior Day against Sacred Heart Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m.

April 20, 2015
Zimmick Recognized as EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
Caleb Zimmick of the Harvard men’s volleyball team has been named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office. The honor is the fourth of the year for Zimmick, who earned the honor previously on January 26, February 23, and March 30.

April 17, 2015
Harvard Clinches EIVA Playoffs Berth with 3-1 Win Over George Mason
In a pivotal match with important postseason ramifications, Harvard dominated at the net to defeat George Mason, 3-1, and clinch a berth to the 2015 EIVA Playoffs. The victory came by set scores of 25-18, 18-25, 25-19, and 25-15.

April 16, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Looks to Snap Three-Match Skid Against George Mason
With three spots in the EIVA playoffs up for grabs, third-place Harvard hosts fourth-place George Mason in a pivotal clash for postseason seeding on April 17 at the Malkin Athletic Center. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m., and will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network and by 95.3 FM/WHRB.org.

April 14, 2015
Harvard Athletics: 2014 - 2015 Winter Highlights

April 13, 2015
DJ White Named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
DJ White of the Harvard men’s volleyball team has been named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week for April 6-12, announced by the league office.

April 11, 2015
White Records 1,000th Kill but Saint Francis Tops Men’s Volleyball, 3-1
With his third kill in the match DJ White became the second Harvard men’s volleyball player in school history to top 1,000 kills, but the Crimson dropped the match to Saint Francis (Pa.), 3-1. The loss came by set scores of 23-25, 22-25, 28-26, and 23-25.

April 10, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Drops Five-Set Affair to No. 7 Penn State, 3-2
Competing in its first five-set match of 2015, Harvard men’s volleyball fell in a close battle to No. 7 Penn State, 3-2. The defeat came by set scores of 20-25, 25-20, 26-24, 21-25, and 10-15.

April 9, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Hits the Road for Final Time to Face No. 7 Penn State and Saint Francis
Harvard men’s volleyball will travel to Pennsylvania for its final road trip of 2015, facing off against EIVA foes No. 7 Penn State and Saint Francis.

April 4, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Stifled By NJIT, 3-1
Looking for its third-straight conference victory, Harvard men’s volleyball could not overcome an early deficit, falling to NJIT, 3-1. The loss came by set scores of 19-25, 30-32, 25-21, and 25-17.

April 3, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Comes From Behind to Beat Princeton, 3-1
With the chance to seize control of second-place in the conference standings, Harvard men’s volleyball rallied from behind to dart past Princeton, 3-1. The victory came by set scores of 17-25, 28-26, 25-21, and 25-19.

April 1, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Hosts EIVA Contests with Princeton and NJIT
Six matches remain on the schedule for the Harvard men’s volleyball team, each in the form of an EIVA contest. Princeton and NJIT come to Cambridge this weekend, April 3-4, to kick off the second cycle of conference play. Both matches can be seen on the Ivy League Digital Network.

March 30, 2015
Caleb Zimmick Named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
For the third time this season, Harvard men’s volleyball’s Caleb Zimmick has been named the EIVA Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office.

March 28, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Takes Down George Mason, 3-1
In its return to EIVA action following a three-match road trip to Los Angeles, Harvard men’s volleyball defeated George Mason, 3-1. The victory came by set scores of 25-23, 24-26, 25-18, and 25-15.

March 25, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Resumes EIVA Play Against George Mason
Concluding the first cycle of EIVA action, Harvard men's volleyball travels to George Mason for a Saturday tilt at 3 p.m.

March 24, 2015
Casey White Named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
Casey White of the Harvard men’s volleyball team has been named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week after his strong performance against Pepperdine on March 17.

March 18, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Outlasted by No. 4 Pepperdine, 3-1
Ending its three-match stay in southern California, Harvard men’s volleyball fell to Pepperdine, 3-1, on March 17 at Firestone Fieldhouse. The defeat came by set scores of 25-17, 25-21, 27-25, and 25-19.

March 16, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Concludes West Coast Swing at No. 4 Pepperdine
In its final outing of a three-match California road trip, Harvard travels to Malibu to face No. 4 Pepperdine on Tuesday, March 17 at 10 p.m

March 14, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Falls to No. 8 Long Beach State in Asics Tournament Opener
In its opening match of the Asics Tournament, Harvard men’s volleyball fell to host Long Beach State in straight sets, 3-0. The defeat came by set scores of 25-19, 15-17, and 25-20.

March 14, 2015
White Climbs in Record Book But Men’s Volleyball Drops Match to CSUN, 3-1
Finishing its stay at the Asics Tournament at Long Beach State, Harvard men’s volleyball fell in four sets, 3-1. The loss came by set scores of 25-18, 25-19, 21-25, and 25-19.

March 12, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Heads West for Asics Tournament
Competing in its second tournament of the season, Harvard men’s volleyball travels to Long Beach State to compete in the Asics Tournament March 13-14. The Crimson opens the event against the host 49ers at 10 p.m. EST before taking on Cal State-Northridge the following day at 8 p.m. EST.

March 11, 2015
Balanced Attack Leads Men's Volleyball to Win Over Springfield, 3-1
In its final outing of a three-match homestand, the Harvard men’s volleyball team defeated Springfield, 3-1, at the Malkin Athletic Center. The victory came by set scores of 25-20, 25-15, 20-25, and 25-21.

March 10, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Welcomes Springfield for Midweek Tilt
Concluding its three-match homestand, Harvard men’s volleyball will play host to Springfield on Wednesday, March 11 at the Malkin Athletic Center. First serve is set for 7 p.m. and can be seen on the Ivy League Digital Network.

March 5, 2015
Around The Yard: Marko Kostich

March 5, 2015
Clemens Named Off The Block/Springbak National Player of the Month
Outside hitter Branden Clemens has been named the Off The Block/Springbak National Player of the Month, announced by the organization on Thursday. The monthly award is the first of Clemens’ career.

February 28, 2015
Penn State Tops Men’s Volleyball, 3-1
With first place in the EIVA up for grabs, Harvard men’s volleyball fell to Penn State, 3-1, at the Malkin Athletic Center. The defeat came by set scores of 25-21, 14-25, 23-25, and 22-25.

February 27, 2015
Efficient Hitting Leads Men’s Volleyball to 3-0 Win over Saint Francis
At the MAC for the first of a three-match homestand, Harvard overpowered Saint Francis (Pa.) in straight sets, 3-0. The victory came by set scores of 25-16, 25-15, and 25-13.

February 26, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Hosts Saint Francis and Penn State
Coming off a win in the Hall of Fame Morgan Classic, Harvard returns to the Malkin Athletic Center for a pair of EIVA tilts against Saint Francis (Pa.), on Friday, Feb. 27, and Penn State, on Saturday, Feb. 28. Both matches are scheduled for 7 p.m., and can be seen on the Ivy League Digital Network.

February 23, 2015
Zimmick Named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
Caleb Zimmick, of the Harvard men’s volleyball team, has been named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the conference office. The award is Zimmick’s second Defensive Player of the Week honor of 2015.

February 21, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Wins Hall of Fame Classic, Clemens Named MVP
After toppling Springfield College, 3-1, the Harvard men’s volleyball team hoisted the trophy as the champions of the 2015 Hall of Fame Morgan Classic. Junior Branden Clemens was named the tournament MVP after leading the Crimson in kills for the second-straight match. Harvard earned the victory by set scores of 25-23, 21-25, 25-23, and 25-21.

February 20, 2015
Clemens, Zimmick Lead Men's Volleyball Over Concordia-Irvine, 3-1
In the opening round of the Hall of Fame Classic, the Harvard men’s volleyball team took down Concordia-Irvine, 3-1, to advance to the Hall of Fame Classic championship match. The victory came by set scores of 17-25, 25-21, 25-19, and 25-19.

February 19, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Heads to Hall of Fame Classic

February 18, 2015
Men’s Volleyball’s Match with Coker Cancelled
The men’s volleyball match between Harvard and Coker, slated for Monday, Feb. 23, has been cancelled. It would have been the first meeting between the two schools in program history.

February 14, 2015
No. 13 Men’s Volleyball Takes Down NJIT, 3-1
In its third-straight EIVA match on the road, No. 13 Harvard men’s volleyball knocked off NJIT, 3-1. The victory came by set scores of 24-26, 25-22, 25-23, and 26-24.

February 13, 2015
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February 13, 2015
White’s Double-Double Not Enough as Princeton Tops No. 13 Men’s Volleyball, 3-1
In its second EIVA matchup of 2015, No. 13 men’s volleyball fell to Princeton in four sets, 3-1. The loss snapped the Crimson’s four-match win streak , and came by set scores of 26-24, 19-25, 21-25, and 26-28.

February 12, 2015
No. 13 Men’s Volleyball Awaits Matchups at Princeton and NJIT
The No. 13 Harvard men’s volleyball team will continue its EIVA schedule with road matches at Princeton, February 13 at 7 p.m., and NJIT, February 14 at 7 p.m. The contest with the Tigers can be seen on the Ivy League Digital Network, and the matchup with the Highlanders on NJIT GameCentral.

February 9, 2015
DJ White Named EIVA Offensive Player of the Week
DJ White, of the Harvard men’s volleyball team, has been named EIVA Offensive Player of the Week after back-to-back dominant performances against MIT and Sacred Heart.

February 6, 2015
White Posts 16 Kills as No. 15 Men’s Volleyball Knocks Off Sacred Heart, 3-1
The No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team won its fourth-straight match in its EIVA opener, defeating Sacred Heart in four sets, 3-1. The victory came by set scores of 18-25, 25-19, 25-13, and 25-22.

February 5, 2015
No. 15 Men’s Volleyball Opens EIVA Schedule at Sacred Heart
The No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team will ride its three-match winning streak into conference play, traveling to Sacred Heart for a 7 p.m. contest on Friday, Feb. 6. The match will be broadcast live on NEC Front Row.

February 3, 2015
No. 15 Men's Volleyball Closes Homestand with 3-0 Win Over MIT
The No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team made quick work of cross-town foe MIT Tuesday evening, taking out the Engineers in straight sets, 3-0. The victory came by scores of 25-12, 25-23 and 25-13.

February 3, 2015
Game Recap: No. 15 Men's Volleyball Routes MIT, 3-0
The Crimson improved to 4-1 at home with a straight-set victory over the Engineers.

February 2, 2015
No. 15 Men’s Volleyball Concludes Homestand with MIT
The Harvard men’s volleyball team will play its fifth-consecutive match at home on Tuesday, Feb. 3, against MIT. The contest will be shown live on the Ivy League Digital Network, with first serve scheduled for 7 p.m.

January 31, 2015
No. 15 Men’s Volleyball Dispatches Alderson Broaddus, 3-0
The Harvard men’s volleyball team made quick work of Alderson Broaddus, eliminating its opponent in straight sets, 3-0. The victory came by set scores of 25-13, 25-21, and 25-17.

January 30, 2015
No. 15 Men’s Volleyball Takes Down Emmanuel, 3-0
Harvard men’s volleyball won its second match of the season Friday night at the MAC, shutting out Emmanuel in straight sets. The victory came by set scores of 25-16, 25-21, and 25-14.

January 28, 2015
No. 15 Men’s Volleyball Readies for Emmanuel and Alderson Broaddus
After entering the AVCA national rankings on Monday, No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball will host Emmanuel on Friday, Jan. 30 and Alderson Broaddus on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Malkin Athletic Center. Both can be seen on the Ivy League Digital Network.

January 26, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Enters AVCA Division I-II Poll at No. 15
For the first time this season, and 12th time in program history, the Harvard men’s volleyball team was ranked in the AVCA Division I-II Top 15 Poll. The Crimson checked in at No. 15.

January 26, 2015
White, Zimmick Sweep EIVA Weekly Awards
Sophomore Casey White and senior Caleb Zimmick of the Harvard men’s volleyball team were named the EIVA Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league office on Monday.

January 24, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Edged by No. 11 IPFW, 3-0
In a match that could have gone either way, No. 11 IPFW tripped up Harvard in straight sets Saturday night. The defeat came by set scores of 28-26, 28-26, 31-29.

January 23, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Sweeps No. 14 Ball State, 3-0
In the first home match of the 2015 season, Harvard toppled No. 14 Ball State in straight sets, 3-0, to win its first match of the year.

January 21, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Starts Home Schedule with No. 14 Ball State and No. 11 IPFW
Harvard men’s volleyball continues the 2015 season with its first weekend at home, facing off against No. 14 Ball State on Friday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. and No. 11 IPFW on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. Both matches can be seen live on the Ivy League Digital Network.

January 17, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Drops Match at No. 1 Loyola
In the second game of the 2015 season, Harvard men’s volleyball could not pull off the upset against No. 1 Loyola (Ill.), falling in straight sets, 3-0. The defeat came by set scores of 25-23, 25-17, and 25-22.

January 16, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Falls in Season Opener at No. 5 Lewis
In its first match of the 2015 season, Harvard men’s volleyball dropped a tight contest at No. 5 Lewis, 3-1. The defeat came by set scores of 27-25, 16-25, 21-25, and 20-25.

January 14, 2015
Men’s Volleyball Opens with Pair of Top-Five Opponents
Harvard men’s volleyball kicks off its 2015 season on the road this weekend with a Friday matchup against No. 5 Lewis at 7 p.m. before taking on No. 1 Loyola (Ill.) on Saturday at 5 p.m. The contest with Loyola will be the first time the Crimson has faced off against the top-ranked team in the country since February 13, 2009 against Penn State.

January 14, 2015
Season Preview: Men's Volleyball
Head coach Brian Baise previews the 2015 season.

December 23, 2014
Men's Volleyball Picked Fourth in EIVA Preseason Coaches Poll
Harvard men’s volleyball was picked to finish fourth in the EIVA preseason coaches’ poll, as announced by the league office.

December 16, 2014
Harvard Athletics - Fall 2014 Highlights

December 11, 2014
Men’s Volleyball Recruiting Class Hailed as Eighth in the Country
With just over one month remaining until the start of the 2015 season, Harvard’s recruiting class was named as the eighth-best in the country by Volleyball Magazine.

December 1, 2014
Men's Volleyball Fall Update

October 12, 2014
Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame Welcomes 11 New Members
On Friday, Oct. 10, Harvard Athletics recognized 11 new members inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame at a dinner and ceremony held at the Harvard Club of Boston. Below is a brief recap of each inductee’s accomplishments during their respective Harvard careers.

August 27, 2014
MAC Volleyball Court Time Lapse
The Harvard volleyball court gets a face-lift with a brand new design.

August 25, 2014
Welcome to the New GoCrimson.com!

August 19, 2014
Clemens, Bantle Finish Ninth at 2014 U21 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships
One year after finishing ninth at the 2013 U21 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Umag, Croatia, Branden Clemens accomplished a similar feat in Lanarka, Cyprus.

August 14, 2014
Harvard Announces Expansion of Ivy League Digital Network Efforts

August 11, 2014
Harvard Athletics Season in Review - Spring 2014

August 11, 2014
Twelve Home Matches Headline Men’s Volleyball Schedule
Harvard men’s volleyball head coach Brian Baise has announced the team’s schedule for the upcoming season includes 26 matches, 12 of which will be held at the Malkin Athletic Center.

August 8, 2014
Men’s Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
Harvard men’s volleyball has been identified as one of the highest achieving teams in the classroom by earning the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) team academic award.

July 22, 2014
Men’s Volleyball Announces Addition of Four Freshmen for 2015 Season
The Harvard men’s volleyball team will add four freshmen to its roster for the 2015 season.

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