Women's Volleyball Edged By New Hampshire

Women's Volleyball Edged By New Hampshire

Paige Kebe led Harvard with eight kills at New Hampshire (Gil Talbot).

DURHAM, N.H. – The Harvard women's volleyball team began its final week of non-conference play on Tuesday night at New Hampshire, falling 3-0 to the Wildcats at Lundholm Gymnasium.  

Paige Kebe led the Crimson attack with eight kills, while Maclaine Fields added seven kills. Isabelle Tashima added 12 digs to lead Harvard, and Corinne Bain tallied 24 assists and two service aces. 

A strong effort by the UNH attack (.330), helped the host Wildcats to a three set victory - 25-21, 25-19, 25-16. The Crimson were held to a .189 attack percentage on the night, despite a standout second set (.379). Harvard falls to 14-11-0 in the all-time series against the Wildcats, the defending America East champions.

The Crimson return to the court on Friday at Malkin Athletic Center with a 6 p.m. contest against Boston College to open the New England Challenge. Harvard will host Northeastern on Saturday night at 5 p.m. as part of the same event.