FREDERICK, Md.- The Hood College volleyball team battled through five sets and defeated the Gallaudet Bison 3-2.
Hood won 21-25, 25-20, 23-25, 25-19, 15-11.
Inside the Box Scores
- Payton Belella dished out 34 assists and added three service aces.
- Elena Zinaich notched 17 kills along with four service aces.
- Kari Betson tallied nine kills with three service aces and 17 digs.
- Tailyn Kite had 11 kills.
- Renee Reus added 12 digs.
How it Happened
- Hood dropped the first set 25-21.
- The two teams traded the next three sets sending the match to a fifth set.
- Both teams went point for point bringing the fifth set to a 10-10 tie.
- Two kills by Zinaich put the Blazers ahead for good as they took the set and the match.
- Adele Daniels led both teams with 43 assists and added three service aces..
- Darriyan Thomas contributed 17 kills and four service aces for the Bison.
- Raelyn Fuechtmann tallied four service aces.
- The win marks the first time the Blazers have defeated the Bison in volleyball.
The Blazers travel to Christendom on Saturday, October 7 at noon.