Betson Leads Volleyball to Sixth Straight Win

Kari Betson
Kari Betson

FREDERICK, Md. - Hood College received a strong all-around performance from Kari Betson in a 3-0 win over Albright in Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth action. 

Set Scores

  • Hood won 25-15, 25-20, 25-16

Inside the Box Score

  • Betson had 14 kills and just one error, hitting .542 for the match. She had a double-double with 15 digs and added four aces, three assists and two blocks to her evening. 
  • Elena Zinaich recorded 10 kills and four blocks. 
  • Payton Belella dished out 34 assists and Renee Reus matched Betson with 15 digs. 

How it Happened

  • Courtney Hutchinson had four of her nine kills during a 10-3 run in the first set that put Hood ahead 17-7. The Blazers hit .344 in the set to go ahead 1-0 in the match. 
  • The Lions pulled within 20-18 in the second set, but two kills apiece from Zinaich and Tailyn Kite down the stretch helped Hood hold on for the win. 
  • Hood committed just one attacking error in the third set, hitting .414 to seal the win. Hood led just 9-8 before closing out with a 17-8 run that included four kills by Betson. 


  • Kellie Hill led the Lions with seven kills.
  • Claudia Guise had 15 assists, while Paige Westra added 13 digs. 
  • The win was Hood's sixth straight, improving the Blazers to 10-15 overall and 2-5 in the MAC Commonwealth. 
  • Albright fell to 3-18 and 0-6 in the league. 

Up Next

Hood heads to Washington College on October 21 for a tri-match including Elizabethtown. 

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