Women’s Volleyball Falters at Princeton

Maclaine Fields goes for the kill.
Photo by: Gil Talbot

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Harvard women's volleyball team (5-16, 3-9 Ivy League) dropped a 3-0 decision to Princeton (15-6, 11-1 Ivy League) tonight, Nov. 9, at Dillon Gymnasium. The Crimson fell by set scores of 22-25, 11-25 and 22-25.

For the second consecutive night, senior co-captain Maclaine Fields guided the Crimson offense with seven kills and a team-best .429 hitting percentage after recording just one error. Junior Mindie Mabry followed closely behind with six kills, while senior Sope Adeleye and first-year Katie Vorhies each knocked down five. Sophomore Bella Almanza dished out a team-high 23 assists, while also adding three service aces to bring her tally to 30 on the season.

Defensively, junior libero Sandra Zeng paced the back court with 14 digs. Mabry had her hand defensively as well, contributing nine digs, while Almanza added seven. Seniors Adeleye and Fields commanded the net for the Crimson, totaling three and two blocks, respectively.

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Harvard will return home to host Cornell and Columbia next weekend, Nov. 15-16, in its season finale. Matches are slated for 7 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively, and will be broadcast on ESPN+. The Crimson will honor the Class of 2020 prior to Saturday's match against the Lions.