Women's Volleyball Tripped Up at Yale, 3-0

Women's Volleyball Tripped Up at Yale, 3-0

Walters notched six kills Friday night at Yale (Gil Talbot).

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Harvard women's volleyball team was swept by Yale Friday night, 25-19, 25-10, 25-10.

Kathleen Wallace and Caroline Walters recorded six kills for Harvard (9-16, 6-7 Ivy League) with Taylor Docter and Caroline Holte chipping in five apiece. Beth Kinsella dished out 13 assists and Docter led the defensive efforts with 12 digs.

Yale (17-5, 13-0 Ivy League) was led by Mollie Rogers who turned in a 13-kill, 13-dig double-double and Haley Wessels who notched 12 kills.

The Bulldogs took a 4-0 lead to open the match but Harvard bounced back to pull within one, 9-8. Another 4-0 stretch put Yale on top 15-9 before the Crimson scored four straight to make it a 19-17 match. Harvard could not overcome the host, however, as Yale scored the final four points for a 25-19 victory.

The Bulldogs took command of the match in the second set, sprinting out to an 11-3 lead en route to a 25-10 victory. The third set began and ended in similar fashion, as the Bulldogs turned an 15-4 advantage into a 25-10 triumph.

Harvard will be back in action tomorrow for the final time this season as it faces Brown at 5 p.m. in Providence, R.I.