PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Despite nine kills on a .348 hitting percentage from sophomore Lucia Pohlman, the Dartmouth volleyball team was swept by Brown Friday night in Providence (25-15, 25-19, 25-16). The defeat marks the second sweep of the season for the Bears over the Big Green. With the loss, Dartmouth drops to 2-21 overall and 1-12 in the Ivy League, while Brown improves to 7-16 overall and 3-10 in the conference.
The home team set the tone early, jumping out to a 13-3 lead in the first set, eventually taking the frame by a 10-point margin, 25-15.
In set two, Dartmouth led, 5-3 before the Bears again took over with an 11-3 run for a 14-8 advantage. The Big Green would fight back to within a point, 17-16 before Brown closed out with an 8-3 run, taking the set, 25-19.
In the final frame, the Big Green gave it their all and pulled within two points midway through, 18-16. But the Bears put the match away with an unstoppable 7-0 run, taking the set, 25-16.
Dartmouth will play its final match of the season Saturday night, facing Ivy-leader Yale on the road in New Haven, Conn. Match time is 5 p.m.