Harvard Crimson men's volleyball

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Harvard Crimson
Harvard Crimson athletic logo

University Harvard University
Conference EIVA
Division I (NCAA) Division
Location Cambridge, MA
Head Coach Brian Baise (3rd year)
Arena Malkin Athletic Center
(Capacity: )
Nickname MAC
Colors Crimson and black and white

                     

The Harvard Crimson men's volleyball team represents Harvard University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's volleyball. Harvard competes as a member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association and plays its home games at the Malkin Athletic Center (MAC)[1] in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[2]

History[edit]

Harvard's first team took the court in 1981.[3] During the team's most successful season to date, The Crimson was ranked No. 15 in the US by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on April 9, 2012. This marked the first time in program history that The Crimson was recognized in the national poll.[4] [5]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Number Name Class Position Height Hometown
3 Will Chambers Sophomore Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter 6-3 Honolulu, Hawaii
15 Chris Gibbons Sophomore Outside Hitter 6-1 Yorba Linda, California
10 Paul Glootz Junior Middle Blocker 6-4 Strassfurt, Germany
9 Derek Jansma Junior Setter 6-3 Lancaster, New York
11 Matt Jones Senior Outside Hitter 6-3 La Jolla, California
6 Rob Lothman Junior Setter 6-2 Glendale, Missouri
16 Nick Madden Sophomore Middle Blocker 6-5 San Diego, California
12 John Manzo Freshman Opposite Hitter 6-3 Santa Barbara, California
2 Michael Owen Sophomore Opposite/Outside Hitter 6-7 Middleton, Wisconsin
13 Kyle Rehkemper Sophomore Middle Blocker 6-6 Palos Verdes Estates, California
14 Dan Schreff Senior Libero/Outside Hitter 6-1 Cos Cob, Connecticut
1 DJ White Freshman Outside Hitter 6-5 Hermosa Beach, California
4 Scott Yim Junior Libero 5-8 Methuen, Massachusetts
10 Caleb Zimmick Freshman Middle Hitter 6-9 Middleton, Wisconsin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], "Harvard Men's Volleyball Facility Tour", YouTube.com
  2. ^ [2], "2010-11 Men's Volleyball Quick Facts," GoCrimson.com, 2010-2011, retrieved July 19, 2011.
  3. ^ [3], "Year by Year Results," GoCrimson.com, 2010-2011, retrieved July 19, 2011.
  4. ^ [4], "AVCA Division I-II Men's Coaches Week #14 Top 15 Poll: April 9, 2012," American Volleyball Coaches Association, retrieved April 9, 2012.
  5. ^ [5], "No. 15 Harvard Men’s Volleyball Ranked in AVCA Poll for the First Time in Program History," GoCrimson.com, 2012, retrieved April 9, 2012.

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