by Mary Lakhan
Sunday afternoon in three sets to one, the St. Francis Brooklyn Men’s Volleyball Team (2-3) fell to Harvard (5-2, 1-0) in Cambridge.
It was clear that Harvard had no intentions of losing as they took the first set by a two-point lead, followed by the second set by a seven-point lead. The Terriers however were not giving up without a fight as they stuck back claiming the third set.
Determined to win, Harvard stormed the fourth set. They took the set with an 11-point lead. In the end they proved themselves victorious over the Terriers: SET 1: 23-25, SET 2: 18-25, SET 3: 25-23, SET 4: 14-25.
Top performers from Harvard were Campbell Schoenfeld, Eric Li, Adam Gordan, Ethan Smith, and Matthew Ctvrtlik.
Sophomore outside Hitter Campbell Schoenfeld finished with 18 points, 16 kills, two assists, one ace, two blocks, and 12 digs.
Sophomore outside hitter Eric Li finished with 17 points 15 kills, five assists, two aces, and seven digs.
Junior outside hitter Adam Gordan finished with 14 points, 13 kills, one ace, and four kills.
Freshman middle blocker Ethan Smith finished with 10.5 points, 10 kills, one assist, one block, and one dig.
Senior setter Matthew Ctvrtlik finished with 5.5 points, four kills, 49 assists, one ace, one block, and 11 digs.
For the Terries, top performers were David Vorfi, James Henneberry, Johnny Ferraro, and Andrew Piloto.
Freshman outside hitter David Vorfi finished with 14 points, 13 kills, and two digs.
Freshman middle blocker James Henneberry finished with 13.5 points, 11 kills, one ace, three blocks, and one dig.
Freshman Johnny Ferraro finished with 12.5 points, 12 kills, one assist, one block, and two digs.
Freshman setter Andrew Piloto finished with three points, two kills, 41 assists, and five digs.
The Terriers will be back in action on Saturday, February 8, as they take on the Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash at Loretto, Pennsylvania. Game starts at 7 p.m.