FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College volleyball battled the Green Terror past the 25-point mark in two different sets, but McDaniel escaped BB&T Arena with a 3-0 win over the Blazers.
McDaniel 25-15, 28-26, 26-24
Inside the Box Score
- Elena Zinaich led Hood with eight kills and five blocks.
- Payton Belella had 20 assists and 16 digs.
- Renee Reus and Kelsey Ritner recorded 14 digs each.
How it Happened
- McDaniel controlled the first set, but Hood nearly stole each of the next two.
- The Blazers led the second set 24-21 after a block by Zinaich. The Green Terror rallied and tied and went ahead 26-25 on a kill by Teryn Rath. Zinaich answered with a kill to tie the score before McDaniel took back-to-back points to win the set.
- Hood built a commanding 16-8 advantage in the third set. The Green Terror responded with a 15-7 run to things up. Facing match point, a kill by Belella tied the score at 24-24. A pair of kills by McDaniel gave the Green Terror the match.
- Allie Lugar led all players with nine kills.
- Taylor Bauman had 26 digs.
Hood hosts Wilson on September 18 at 7 p.m.