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September 7, 2010

Women's Volleyball Weekly Release - Week 2

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PRINCETON, N.J. -- Dartmouth, Princeton and Yale all opened 2010 play with a 3-0 record while all eight Ivy squads picked up at least one win during their first week of play.

Another busy slate of non-league action is upon the teams this week, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7 with Princeton visiting Seton Hall. Brown hosts Providence on Wednesday before all eight teams take to the court Friday and Saturday.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Dartmouth junior setter Kendall Houston (Austin, Texas) was the catalyst behind the Big Green’s opening weekend play, leading the squad to a 3-0 record. Dartmouth claimed a 3-0 win over Jacksonville and 3-1 victories over Binghamton and Lehigh to be named co-champions of the Sacred Heart Invitational in Fairfield, Conn.

Houston averaged 9.45 assists, 1.91 kills, 2.27 digs and 0.82 blocks per set, earning co-MVP and all-tournament honors. Her nine blocks (five solo and four block assists) led the Big Green. She also added three services aces. Houston’s top match was against Binghamton when she recorded a career-first with a triple-double. She had 10 kills, 39 assists and 10 digs.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Freshman setter Kendall Polan (Cardiff, Calif.) had a standout collegiate debut, guiding the Yale Bulldogs to a 3-0 record at the Yale Invitational. She quarterbacked the team in all three matches, totalling 98 assists (12.25 per set). The rookie added seven kills, two service aces, 19 digs and two block assists, earning all-tournament honors.

In the Bulldogs’ 3-0 win over Rhode Island that clinched the Invitational title, Polan had 47 assists, six digs and five kills. She added 41 assists and 12 digs against Stony Brook and 10 assists, one service ace and one dig in a 3-0 win over Quinnipiac.

HONOR ROLL
Megan Gaughn, Columbia, SO, OH (Winter Park, Fla.)
3.90 KPS, .318%, 2.80 DPS, 2 SA, 2 BS

Bridget Hearst, Yale, JR, OPP (Pacific Pallisades, Calif.)
4.60 KPS, .404%, 1.70 DPS, 3 SA, 5 BA

Lydia Rudnick, Princeton, SO, OH (Encinitas, Calif.)
4.90 KPS, .362%, 3.40 DPS, 6 SA, 1 BS, 2 BA

Megan Tryon, Penn, SR, S (Los Angeles, Calif.)
10.45 APS, 2.91 DPS, 7 SA, 5 BA

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Tuesday, Sept. 7
Princeton at Seton Hall, 7 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 8
Providence at Brown, 7 pm

Friday, Sept. 10
1 - Harvard vs. Fordham, 11:30 am
2 - Brown vs. Ohio State, 2 pm
3 - Yale vs. NJIT, 2 pm
4 - Dartmouth vs. Hartford, 4:30 pm
5 - Lafayette at Columbia, 4:30 pm
1 - Harvard vs. Rider, 4:30 pm
6 - Princeton vs. TCU, 4:30 pm
2 - Towson vs. Brown, 7 pm
7 - Cornell at Bowling Green, 7 pm
8 - Penn at Maryland, 7:30 pm

Saturday, Sept. 11
8 - Penn vs. Tulane, 10:30 am
2 - UMBC vs. Brown, 11 am
5 - Central Conn. State at Columbia, 11 am
1 - Harvard vs. Stony Brook, 11:30 am
6 - Princeton at Rutgers, Noon
3 - Yale vs. Georgetown, 12:30 pm
4 - Dartmouth at Quinnipiac, 2 pm
6 - George Mason vs. Princeton 2 pm
7 - Cornell vs. Oakland, 2 pm
1 - Harvard vs. Syracuse, 4:30 pm
8 - Penn vs. Faifield, 4:30 pm
7 - Cornell vs. IPFW, 4:30 pm
4 - Dartmouth vs. St. Peter’s, 4:30 pm
3 - Yale at Long Island, 5:30 pm
5 - Iona at Columbia, 7 pm

1 - Fordham Invitational (Bronx, NY)
2 - UMC Invitational (Baltimore, MD)
3 - Long Island Tournament (Long Island, NY)
4 - Quinnipiac Invitational (Hamden, CT)
5 - Columbia Classic (New York, NY)
6 - Rutgers Tournament (Piscataway, NJ)
7 - Bowling Green Invitational (Bowling Green, OH)
8 - Maryland Tournament (College Park, MD)