2019 Men's Volleyball News

  • Men’s Volleyball Swept by Penn State, 3-0
    February 15, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball fell 25-20, 25-21, 25-15 on Friday to Penn State in State College. First-year Eric Li led the Crimson with 10 kills on the match.
  • Men’s Volleyball Continues EIVA Play at Penn State, Saint Francis (PA)
    February 14, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball is back after a two-week hiatus, hitting the road to match up against Penn State and Saint Francis (PA) on Friday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m.
  • Ctvrtlik Tabbed EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
    February 04, 2019
    Junior setter Matthew Ctvrtlik has been named the EIVA defensive player of the week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Schmit’s 18 Kills Not Enough as Men’s Volleyball Drops Match to Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-1
    February 02, 2019
    Sophomore Griffin Schmit hammered home a team-high 18 kills as Harvard men’s volleyball dropped a four-set match to Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-1, on Saturday night. Harvard lost the first set 25-23 but powered back in the second to win 25-21 and tie it at two. Ultimately, Purdue Fort Wayne won the third and fourth sets 25-23 and 25-16 to take the match.
  • Men’s Volleyball Falls in Five to No. 11 Ball State
    February 01, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball fell in a long five-set match to No. 11 Ball State on Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center, despite 20 kills from sophomore Griffin Schmit. Schmit led the Crimson with his match-high 20 kills, along with a .300 hitting percentage and three digs.
  • Men’s Volleyball Competes Against Ball St., Purdue Fort Wayne in Weekend Matchups
    January 30, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball is back in Cambridge for a pair of matchups on Friday, Feb. 1 against Ball State and Saturday, Feb. 2 against Purdue Fort Wayne. Both matches will be broadcast on ESPN+.
  • Li Leads Men’s Volleyball to Win Over Sacred Heart in EIVA Opener, 3-1
    January 24, 2019
    First-Year Eric Li hit a team season-high 15 kills on Thursday night against EIVA foe Sacred Heart to lead Harvard men’s volleyball to a win, 3-1. The sets went 19-25, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-23.
  • Men’s Volleyball Opens EIVA Play at Sacred Heart
    January 22, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball opens its EIVA season in Fairfield, Conn. at Sacred Heart on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. The Crimson is coming off an unprecedented season, winning the EIVA Tournament title last year to advance to its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance.
  • Late Push Not Enough as Men’s Volleyball Drops Match to UC San Diego, 3-1.
    January 12, 2019
    Men’s Volleyball fell to UC San Diego, 3-1, on Saturday night at the Malkin Athletic Center. The sets ended 19-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-23.
  • Ctvrtlik's Double-Double Not Enough as Men’s Volleyball Loses to Laval, 3-1
    January 10, 2019
    Junior setter Matthew Ctvrtlik registered a double-double (35 assists and 11 digs) as Harvard men’s volleyball lost, 3-1 to Laval on Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Malkin Athletic Center.
  • Men’s Volleyball Tripped Up Against Laval, 3-2
    January 09, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball suffered a 3-2 loss to Laval (Canada) in an exhibition at the Malkin Athletic Center on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The sets finished 25-20, 22-25, 19-25, 25-19 and 15-9.
  • Men’s Volleyball Opens Home Schedule With Three Matches
    January 08, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball opens up its home schedule with three matches this week, all live on ESPN+. The Crimson begins the week with a pair of matches against Laval University (Canada) on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 10, and follows it with a matchup against UC San Diego on Saturday, Jan. 12. All three matches will begin at 7 p.m.
  • Men’s Volleyball Falls in Five to No. 11 CSUN
    January 05, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball lost in its second match at the Asics Invitational, 3-2, to No. 11 CSUN, Friday night. The five-set match went by a score of 25-21, 25-19, 32-34, 20-25 and 12-15.
  • Men’s Volleyball Suffers 3-0 Loss to No. 1 Long Beach State
    January 05, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball closed out the Asics Invitational with a 3-0 loss to defending national champion No. 1 Long Beach State, Saturday. The sets ended with a score of 16-25, 18-25 and 22-25.
  • Ctvrtlik, Howard Named to Off the Block Award Watch lists
    January 04, 2019
    Juniors Matthew Ctvrtlik and Chase Howard have been named to two Off the Block watch lists for the upcoming season. Ctvrtlik is one of 16 players on the Lloy Ball Award watch list for the top setter in the country, while Howard is one of 19 on the Erik Shoji Award watch list for the nation’s top libero.
  • Men’s Volleyball Drops Five-Set Thriller to No. 10 UC Santa Barbara
    January 03, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball dropped its first match of the season, falling to No. 10 UC Santa Barbara in the Asics Invitational on Thursday, Jan. 3. The loss came by set scores of 19-25, 25-22, 25-21, 14-25 and 15-7.
  • Men’s Volleyball Opens Season at Asics Invitational
    January 02, 2019
    Harvard men’s volleyball begins its EIVA title defense on the west coast, competing in the Asics Invitational in Santa Barbara, Calif. January 3-5. The team will compete against three ranked opponents, including defending national champion No. 1 Long Beach State.
  • Harvard Athletics Announces Inaugural Recipients of Coach of Excellence Awards
    December 12, 2018
    Harvard Athletics is proud to announce that three of its head coaches have received an inaugural Coach of Excellence award today. Head coach of softball Jenny Allard has been named the Ragatz Family Harvard Women’s Coach of Excellence, while Brian Baise, head coach of men’s volleyball, and Ted Minnis, The Friends of Harvard Water Polo Head Coach, are co-recipients of the James Herscot ’58 Coach of Excellence award.
  • Men’s Volleyball Announces 2019 Schedule
    October 09, 2018
    The Harvard men’s volleyball team has announced its 2019 schedule, which includes 12 home and nine away matches. All home matches will be played at the Malkin Athletic Center and broadcast live on ESPN+.
  • ESPN+ Information for US and International Fans
    August 27, 2018
    In the spring, the Ivy League and ESPN agreed to a long-term relationship to showcase Ivy League events through a variety of ESPN platforms. This includes coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs on ESPN linear networks and ESPN+. 
  • Men’s Volleyball Earns Seventh Straight AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 16, 2018
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Harvard men's volleyball team has received the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for a seventh-straight year, one of 24 men's programs in the country to earn the distinction.
  • Men’s Volleyball Lands Nine on ECAC Honor Roll Lists
    June 21, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. – Nine members of the Harvard men’s volleyball team have been named to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Spring 2018 Academic and President’s Honor Roll Lists, as announced by the conference this afternoon.
  • Men’s Volleyball Reveals Class of 2022
    June 06, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a historical 2018 season that marked the Harvard men’s volleyball team’s first EIVA Championship title and bid to the NCAA Tournament, head coach Brian Baise has announced the incoming Class of 2022 joining a successful Crimson program for its 2019 campaign.