Men’s Volleyball Drops Non-Conference Match to Barton, 3-1

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot

WILSON, N.C. – Despite winning the first set, Harvard men's volleyball ultimately fell to the Barton Bulldogs in four sets, 25-23, 22-25, 21-25 and 25-23. 

Leading Harvard was first-years Campbell Schoenfeld and Eric Li. Schoenfeld had 14 kills and a .225 hitting percentage while Li had 12 kills and four digs. Trevor Dow, Ryan Hong and Adam Gordon each had eight, seven and five kills, respectively. Matthew Ctvrtlik added 42 assists throughout the match - the fifth time he's eclipsed 40 assists this season.

Both Dow and Gordon had two service aces on the night, while Schoenfeld, Li and Hong each added one of their own.

Defensively, first-year Jason Shen had a game-high 12 digs while Hong added two solo blocks of his own. Harvard collectively had six total blocks and 30 digs.

Harvard Highlights
- First-year Campbell Schoenfeld now has double-digit kills in each of his last three matches and four of his last five.
- Eric Li averaged three kills per set during the match, boosting his season total to 2.82 and into the top 10 in the EIVA.
- Jason Shen had double-digit digs for the fourth time this season and is now averaging 2.12 per set on the year.

Game Notes
- Harvard outhit Barton in every set except the third. 

What's Next

The Crimson is back in action tomorrow night (March 19) at Mount Olive to close out its non-conference schedule, live on the Conference Carolinas Digital Network at 7 p.m.