MARIETTA, Oh. - Hood College lost two tough matches in the first day of the River City Classic Tournament. The Blazers fell to Franciscan 3-0 before losing to Mt. St. Joseph's in a similar fashion.
- Franciscan defeated Hood 25-21, 25-15, 25-22.
- Mt. St. Joseph's defeated Hood 25-16, 25-18, 25-15.
Franciscan 3, Hood 0
- Fabiola Melendez-Rivera led the Blazers with 13 digs, while Kameron Crawford added 16 assists and one ace.
- Ashley Williams dished out nine assists and Tailyn Kite had six kills.
Mt. St. Joseph's 3, Hood 0
- Carrington Ray had five kills, while Tailyn Kite tallied 12 digs and four kills.
- Robyn Reus had 10 digs and one ace.
- Mt. St. Joseph's Brooke Aselage had 12 kills and nine digs.
- Hood moves on to face Berea and Marietta in the final day of the River City Classic Tournament on Saturday, August 31st at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.