PRINCETON, N.J. – Despite a closely contested second set and a valiant defensive effort, the Harvard women's volleyball team (10-12, 5-8 Ivy) was edged by Princeton, 3-0, tonight at Dillon Gymnasium. The Crimson fell to the Tigers by set scores of 17-25, 23-25 and 13-25.
Grace Roberts Burbank recorded double-digit kills for the 11th time this season with a team-high 10. Supporting Harvard's offensive efforts, Christina Cornelius, Mindie Mabry and Jocelyn Meyer each tallied six apiece. Meyer registered a team-best attack percentage, hitting at a .556 clip. First-year Bella Almanza dished out 28 of the Crimson's 31 assists tonight, connecting Harvard to 32 total kills.
Defensively, senior Anna Uhr notched 16 digs, while Cornelius and Mabry both added seven to defend the back court. Tallying stats all over the scoresheet, Cornelius was a force at the net putting up seven total blocks, three of which were block solos. First-year Almanza impressed on defense as well, posting three blocks herself.
Harvard will close out the 2018 season at Penn tomorrow, Nov. 10. First serve is set for 5 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN+.