Dartmouth volleyball will play its final road matches of the 2017 season this weekend, taking on Brown on Friday and Yale the following day.
LAST TIME OUT
In the Big Green’s penultimate road weekend, they fell to Cornell, 3-0 (15-25, 19-25, 12-25) and Columbia, 3-1 (25-23, 18-25, 20-25, 17-25).
The next day, Bischoff had a career-high 18 kills and added 13 digs for her second double-double of the season. Dozier also had a double-double with 36 assists and 19 digs, while she, Morgan Dressel and Carly Tower all had four block assists.
SCOUTING THE BEARS
With an overall record of 6-15 and a 1-9 Ivy League mark, Brown has struggled a little in 2017. The Bears enter the weekend on a five-match losing streak, their last win being a 3-1 defeat of Columbia on Oct. 7.
LAST TIME AGAINST BROWN
On Oct. 14, the Big Green blanked the Bears (25-16, 25-14, 25-19) at Leede Arena. Dozier had a double-double with 26 assists and 10 digs, while Douglas led with 15 digs and Samantha Bozoian was first on the team with nine kills.
SCOUTING THE BULLDOGS
The top team in the conference, Yale was defeated for just the second time in the last 10 matches this past weekend, falling to Penn in a close five-setter. The day before, the Bulldogs took down Princeton for the second time this season.
LAST TIME AGAINST YALE
On Oct. 13, the Big Green fell to the Bulldogs, 3-0 (16-25, 21-25, 14-25). Dozier had a double-double with 24 assists and 13 digs, while Elise Petit was a close second in digs with nine and Tower led with six kills. In her first match of the season, Dressel played well, registering two kills, one block assist and ending the night with a .400 hitting percentage.
IN THE CONFERENCE
As it has done since the start of conference play, Dartmouth is still at the top in blocks. The Big Green are second in solo blocks and block assists, but is the outright leader in total blocks and blocks per set.
Solo Blocks – 2nd (33)
Block Assists – 2nd (276)
Total Blocks – 1st (171.0)
Bocks/set – 1st (2.44)
Assists – Dozier, 4th (520)
Assists/set – Dozier, 5th (7.54)
Service Aces/set – Cox, T7th (0.30)
Block Assists – Tower, 2nd (73)
Total Blocks – Tower, 3rd (79)
Blocks/set – Tower, 4th (1.14)
Blocks/set – Akinwumi, 9th (0.94)
Digs – Douglas, 7th (228)
Digs/set – Douglas, 6th (3.30)
CAN’T BE THERE?
Live stats will be available on dartmouthsports.com. Those who subscribe to the Ivy League Network (ILN) can also watch the matches online. For updates on the Big Green, follow the team on Twitter: @DartmouthVBall.
NEXT UP FOR DARTMOUTH
The Big Green will close the 2017 season next weekend by hosting Penn and Princeton. Dartmouth’s two seniors will be honored before Saturday’s match against the Tigers as they play at Leede Arena for the last time.