Bain Named Ivy League Player, Rookie of the Week

Bain Named Ivy League Player, Rookie of the Week

Bain earned both player and rookie of the week honors for the first time in her career (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After posting back-to-back triple-doubles and leading the Harvard women's volleyball team to victories at Penn and Princeton, Corinne Bain has been name both the Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week.

Bain was on point all weekend as the Crimson earned its first weekend sweep of Penn and Princeton since 1997 and moved into sole possession of second place in the Ancient Eight standings. The Manhattan Beach, Calif., native turned in 10 kills, 22 assists, 10 digs and four aces in the win at Penn, while turning in an identical 10 kills, 22 assists and 10 digs at Princeton.

Bain has recorded three triple-doubles on the year, the most among freshmen in the NCAA. She has also turned in nine double-doubles in just 16 matches, good for the second highest total in the country among rookies. Bain has also scored 39 aces on the year, putting her just two shy of Lolita Lopez's '98 school record of 41.

This marks the second time this season Bain has been named rookie of the week and is her first career player of the week honor. She was also tabbed the conference's top newcomer on Sept. 10 after averaging 2.00 kps, 6.56 aps and 2.00 dps in her college debut. She shares both player and rookie of the week honors with Yale's Brittani Steinberg who averaged 4.43 kps and 7.57 aps while hitting .509 in victories over Cornell and Columbia.

Harvard is back in action this Friday, Oct. 25 at Dartmouth. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.