GRANTHAM, Pa. - The Hood College volleyball team dropped a Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth match at Messiah 3-0.
Messiah won 25-19, 25-15, 25-9.
Inside the Box Score
- Elena Zinaich led all players with 12 kills.
- Payton Belella had 25 assists.
- Renee Reus added seven digs.
How it Happened
- The Blazers led 8-6 in the first set after a kill by Belella, but the Falcons reeled off six straight points to take the lead. Hood pulled within 15-14 after a bad set by Messiah, but Messiah held on for the 25-19 win.
- Hood pulled with 13-12 on an attack error in the second set before the Falcons closed things out with a 12-3 run.
- Messiah caught fire in the third set with 11 kills on 16 attacks without an error (.688) to put the Blazers away.
- Mary Underman had nine kills to lead the Falcons. Jennifer Rusling dished out 28 assists and served four aces. Jessica Zellers tallied 12 digs.
Hood hosts Gallaudet on Friday, October 6 at 5 p.m.