Ingersoll Leads Crimson in 3-1 Loss to Princeton

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot.

PRINCETON, N.J. - Senior co-captain Chelsea Ono Horn record a double-double in her final volleyball game of the season. She was one of three Harvard players to reach double-digit kills in a tough 3-1 loss to Princeton at Dillon Gymnasium. The Tigers also had three players post double-digit kills in a 25-27, 26-24, 25-22, 25-23 victory. The Crimson finishes the 2009 season with a 12-13 overall record and an 8-6 mark in the Ivy League.

Sophomore Anne Carroll Ingersoll led the Crimson with 16 kills on 27 swings for a .519 clip. She Junior Mikaelle Comrie registered 15 kills, while Ono Horn has 13 kills and 10 digs. Senior setter Lily Durwood closed out her career with 56 assists, a collegiate best for a four-match set. She also posted 15 digs. Sophomore Christine Wu led the defense with 27 digs, while senior Kathryn Kocurek and junior co-captain Miyoko Pettit with 10 digs a piece. It was a career-best effort for Pettit.

Harvard held the advantage in digs, 88-87, and blocks, 6-4. The Tigers posted 74 kills, while the Crimson had 62. Harvard also registered four aces.

The Crimson is half a game behind Princeton in the league standings. The Tigers have to play Ivy League Champions Penn on Wednesday. If the Quakers win, Harvard and Princeton will both finish 8-6 in the league and share the third-place finish.