Women’s Volleyball Falls to Brown in Five

Photo by: Gil Talbot
Photo by: Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Celebrating the Class of 2019 in its last home match of the season, the Harvard women's volleyball dropped a five-set decision to Brown tonight, Nov. 3. The Crimson moved to 10-11 overall with a 5-7 conference mark by set scores of 25-18, 23-25, 30-28, 24-26 and 8-15.

Five Crimson attackers recorded double-digit kills in tonight's contest, as Mindie Mabry led the way with 15. Christina Cornelius followed closely behind with 13, while Grace Roberts Burbank and Jaimie Rao each tallied 12 apiece and Jocelyn Meyer added 11. Harvard outhit Brown .182 to .168 as Cornelius hit at a team-best .258 clip. Recording their first career double-doubles, Grace Varsames dished out a team-high 28 assists and added 11 digs, while Brooke Istvan recorded 25 assists and 14 digs. Adding to the Crimson's offensive efforts, Mabry served up three aces.

Defensively, Anna Uhr came just shy of a double-double with 29 digs and nine assists. Three other members of the Crimson squad notched double-digit digs as well as Cornelius recorded her sixth double-double of the season, posting 17. At the net, Maclaine Fields put up seven blocks, while Rao and Meyer tallied four and three, respectively.

Harvard Highlights
- Mabry recorded three service aces, while Uhr added two.
- Three Crimson players tallied double-doubles tonight. 

Game Notes
- The score tied 48 times throughout the match, including 17 knots in set three.

Up Next
Harvard will close out the regular season on the road, facing Princeton and Penn, Nov. 9-10. First serves are set for 7 p.m. and 5 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN+.