First set comeback not enough against Shenandoah

Emma Elizondo (Photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Emma Elizondo (Photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College volleyball scored the final seven points of the first set to take the lead in the match but Shenandoah won each of the subsequent sets in a 3-1 victory. 

Set scores

  • Shenandoah won 24-26, 25-20, 25-18, 25-16. 

Inside the Box Score

How it Happened

  • The Blazers trailed 24-19 after a kill by Payton Clary in the first set. Five different players had kills during a 7-0 run that gave Hood a 26-24 win and a 1-0 lead. 
  • In the second set, the Hood held an 18-14 lead until the Hornets reeled off a 9-0 run. The teams traded points the rest of the way enabling Shenandoah to tie the match at 1-1. 
  • A 6-2 run to close out the third set gave the Hornets a 2-1 lead. Shenandoah had 14 kills against just a single error in the set. 
  • The Hornets gradually pulled away in the fourth set to take the match. 

Notes

Sabrina Semo and Kate Poppo had 10 kills each for Shenandoah. Kieran Turner had nine kills and no errors in 22 attacks (.409). 

Up Next

The Blazers are idle for nine days until hosting a tri-match with Arcadia and Bridgewater (Va.) on October 12.