April 15, 2013
She bettered her junior numbers from 305 kills to 516 this season and 177 digs to 311. In 2012 NCAA Tournament action, Harms led the team in kills (58), kills per set (3.87) and aces (6). She amassed her 1,000th career kill in the regular season finale against Indiana (11/24). Harms finished her Gopher career with 1,071 career kills and 654 career digs. Having a standout season, she entered the year with 555 career kills and 340 digs. Having never earned weekly conference awards, Harms snagged three Big Ten Player of the Week honors in 2012.
Along with the Harms award, the Gopher volleyball team was recognized for making it to the 2012 Elite Eight. Showing off her musical talent, freshman Kalei Mau was one of three musical performances of the night. She sang and played her ukulele for all in attendance.
Gophers Beat Ohio State in Five-Set Thriller
Minnesota ended its regular home season in a five-set win over Ohio State, 25-27, 29-31, 25-17, 25-15, 15-9. The Gophers are now 25-4 overall and 17-2 in the Big Ten.
Gophers Close Out Regular Season This Week
Minnesota hosts No. 16 Ohio State Wednesday and travels to Indiana Saturday to close out regular season.
Gophers Third in RPI, Fourth in AVCA Poll
The Golden Gophers are ranked No. 3 in the final NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).