Wicked Awesome! Harvard beats Princeton to win EIVA championship

Photo courtesy of Harvard athletics.

The first EIVA Tournament finals between two Ivy League schools featured no lack of offense.

Harvard running its 6-2 offense finished with a .403 attack percentage as it defeated Princeton 25-20, 26-24, 17-25, 25-23 on Saturday in Fairfax, Virginia, to win its first EIVA championship and NCAA Tournament berth in program history. Continue reading “Wicked Awesome! Harvard beats Princeton to win EIVA championship”

Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria

Two days until Selection Sunday and bracketology numbers remain close among teams vying for the final spots to the NCAA Tournament.

Off the Block has crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament seeding. Continue reading “Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria”

Freshman sensation Lewis powers No. 12 USC past Princeton in season opener

Middle attacker Sam Lewis made quite a first impression with USC.

The former member of the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team in his college debut finished with 11 kills and zero errors on a match-best .786 attack percentage as No. 12 USC beat Princeton 28-26, 25-22, 25-27, 25-22 on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Continue reading “Freshman sensation Lewis powers No. 12 USC past Princeton in season opener”