Women's volleyball beats Gophers in three

Elena Zinaich (Photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Elena Zinaich (Photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College volleyball team swept Goucher in a non-conference women's volleyball match 3-0. 

Set Scores

  • The Blazers won 25-21, 25-14, 25-23.

Inside the Box Score

How it Happened

  • The Blazers jumped ahead in the first set 7-2 before the Gophers rebounded to tie the score at 11-11 on a kill by Bianca Brown. Hood led by as many as five after service aces by Zinaich (21-16) and Kite (24-19) before settling for the four-point win.
  • Back-to-back aces by Belella capped a 7-0 run to open the second set as the Blazers took a 2-0 lead in the match with a 25-14 win.
  • With the scored tied at 23-23 in the third set, a kill by Belella and a bad set by Goucher gave Hood the three-set win.  


  • Three players had double-digit digs for the Gophers: Cat Hartley (21), Tes DeJaeger (16) and Kaya Melchor (10). 
  • Brown led the team with eight kills, while DeJaeger added 23 assists. 

Up Next

Hood travels to Mount Aloysius on Thursday, September 13.