Volleyball picks up split in tri-match

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College volleyball team dropped a Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth match to Lycoming before rebounding in the second match against Penn College. Both matches finished with 3-0 final scores. 

Set Scores

  • Lycoming won 25-19, 25-20, 25-21. 
  • Hood won 25-16, 25-15, 25-20.

Inside the Box Score

  • Tailyn Kite had 13 total kills and five total aces. 
  • Shannon Saghy had a big match in the win over Penn College with nine kills and five blocks to finish the day with 10 kills, six blocks and three aces.
  • Carrington Ray had a dozen total kills. 
  • Ashley Williams added 23 assists and five aces. 
  • Emma Elizondo finished with 23 total digs. 

Lycoming 3, Hood 0

  • Hood scored four straight points to take a 12-11 lead in the first set, but the Pride reclaimed the lead with three points in a row and never trailed again. 
  • The Warriors broke a 3-3 tie with a 6-0 run and went on to the 2-0 lead in the match. 
  • Lycoming started the third set with a 9-1 run to take control of the decisive set. 
  • Emily Morris had 30 assists for the Warriors. Elizabeth Kelson finished with six blocks. 
  • Ray had seven kills and Williams finished with 10 assists. Walissa Jaque added four blocks. 

Hood 3, Penn College 0

  • Saghy finished with nine kills in just 12 attempts with an error, hitting .667 for the match. The sophomore added five blocks and two aces. 
  • Hood led 15-14 in the first set before rallying with a 10-2 run to take the lead. Kite had a kill and three aces to fuel the run. 
  • The Blazers scored seven straight points to turn a 4-3 advantage into an eight-point lead. The Wildcats pulled within 15-13 before three kills from Kite and two aces by Williams contributed to a 10-2 run to finish the set. 
  • In the third set, Penn College rallied to tie it at 18-18 and trailed only 22-20 until the Blazers rattled off the final three points of the match. 
  • Williams had 13 assists and four aces. Kite had eight kills, three aces and 13 digs. 

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Hood travels to Alvernia on October 1.