CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's volleyball team will welcome two freshmen to its roster for the 2016 season. They join a Crimson team that went 13-12 overall last year.
Middle Blocker Trevor Dow comes to Harvard from Needham, Massachusetts, with over 1,500 kills during his high school career while middle blocker Spencer Scott, a two-sport student-athlete, was a member of three regional championship teams.
The pair joins a squad that returns nine student-athletes, including All-EIVA first team and Ivy League All-Academic selection Branden Clemens.
Trever Dow | 6-10 | Middle Blocker | Needham, Mass. | Choate Rosemary Hall
Earned two varsity letters in both boys volleyball and boys basketball at Choate Rosemary Hall … Also attended Needham High School and earned three varsity letters in boys volleyball and two varsity letters in boys basketball … Captained boys volleyball at Needham High School in 2012-13 and captained boys basketball at Choate Rosemary Hall in 2014-15 … Selected as a Baystate Volleyball League All-Star in 2012 and 2013 … Named Boston Herald All-Scholastic for volleyball in 2013 … Averaged 18 kills per match during senior year and registered a season high of 27 kills vs. Phillips Academy … Recorded over 1,500 career kills … Started as the only freshman on The Bay State Games volleyball team in 2011 … Honor roll student from 2010 to 2015.
Spencer Scott | 6-4 | Middle Blocker | Oak Lawn, Ill. | Brother Rice High School
Earned three varsity letters in boys volleyball as well as four varsity letters in football at Brother Rice High School … Played middle for the Southwest Chi-town Club Team in 2011-12 and for the Ultimate Volleyball Club from 2013-15 … All-Chicago Catholic League (CCL) for Volleyball in 2015 … Academic All-State for football in 2014 … Ranked top 10 punter nationally by Kohl's Kicking Camp from 2011 to 2013 … Helped Brother Rice to the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Regional Volleyball Championships and to the CCL Volleyball Championships from 2013-15 … Valedictorian … Inducted into the National Honor Society in 2012 … Received the Brother Rice Gold Medal for Student-Athlete Award in 2015 … Voted top chemistry student in 2012 by the American Chemical Society -Chicago Section … Will also be playing varsity football for Harvard.