Women's Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision At Eastern Michigan

Women's Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision At Eastern Michigan
Mindie Mabry led the Crimson with 25 digs and 12 kills, her second double-double of her career. (Gil Talbot)

- In its final match of the Michigan Invitational, the Harvard women's volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision at Eastern Michigan by set scores of 19-25, 25-21, 16-25 and 20-25. The Crimson moves to 0-3 overall, while the Eagles improve to 5-2. 
Despite a career-high and team-best 25 digs from sophomore Mindie Mabry, the Crimson was unable to regain its footing after splitting the first two sets with the Eagles. After falling 19-25 in a closely contested first set, the Crimson battled back with a 25-21 second set victory before Eastern Michigan sealed the final two. 
Adding to Mabry's offensive efforts were Christina Cornelius and Julia Beckmann who each notched eight kills apiece. Freshmen Bella Almanza tallied 32 of the Crimson's 40 total assists, while sophomore Sandra Zeng contributed three key service aces.
Leading the defense, Cornelius put up seven total blocks, including two block solos, while Almanza added four at the net. Three Crimson players reached double-digit digs including Mabry, Anna Uhr (18) and Julia Beckmann (10). 
Harvard Highlights:
-Mabry reached double figures in both digs (25) and kills (12) to lead Harvard on both ends.
Up Next
Harvard returns to action next weekend at the Fairfield Invitational in Fairfield, Conn., Sept. 7-8.