Women's Volleyball Drops Second Straight Five-Setter at Dartmouth

Women's Volleyball Drops Second Straight Five-Setter at Dartmouth

Docter set a new career-high with 23 kills at Dartmouth Friday (OAC).

HANOVER, N.H. – The Harvard women's volleyball team went to five sets for the second straight match but was unable to overcome Dartmouth in its home opener, falling 3-2 Friday night. The Big Green won by set scores of 25-22, 20-25, 22-25, 28-26 and 15-10.

Taylor Docter recorded her fifth double-double of the year, notching a career-high 23 kills and 15 digs. The senior also attempted a personal best 67 attack attempts, finishing the evening with a .284 hitting percentage. Kathleen Wallace, Erin Cooney and Caroline Walters also recorded double-digit kills, with Wallace tallying 14 kills, Cooney adding a career-high 12 kills and six total blocks and Walters notching 10 kills and six blocks.

Beth Kinsella and Hannah Schmidt again split the setting duties for Harvard (2-9, 0-1 Ivy League), dishing out 27 assists and 20 assists, respectively. Kristen Casey notched a match-high 20 digs.

Dartmouth (2-8, 1-0 Ivy League) was led by Alex Schoenberger who recorded 22 kills and a .340 hitting percentage. Paige Caridi tallied 16 kills and 16 digs for a double-double while Elisa Scudder notched 13 kills.

Harvard will return to action Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Holy Cross.