Harvard Falls to Ivy League Leader Penn, 3-1

Photo of Mikaelle Comrie courtesy of Gil Talbot.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women’s volleyball team lost a tough 3-1 match to league unbeaten Penn Saturday afternoon at the Malkin Athletic Center. Junior Mikaelle Comrie led the Crimson (7-10, 3-3 Ivy) with 15 kills in the 25-15, 26-24, 22-25, 25-16 loss.

Senior Lily Durwood led the Crimson with 30 assists and 10 digs and also posted three blocks. Sophomore Sandra Lynne Fryhofer was second on the team in kills with nine and hit a team-best .375 for the match. Classmate Christine Wu and senior Katherine Kocurek added nine digs apiece. Second-year Ann Carroll Ingersoll paced the Crimson with seven blocks, giving her 15 over the weekend.

Harvard out blocked the Quakers, 10-9, but Penn held the advantage in kills, 61-46, and digs, 58-48.

The Crimson takes to the road for a pair of Ivy League matches at Brown (Oct. 23) and Yale (Oct. 24).