FREDERICK, MD – The York College volleyball squad remained red hot with their seventh straight win as they downed Hood College 3-0 in the Capital Athletic Conference opener for both squads. The Spartans won by scores of 25-8, 25-18, and 25-14. The Green and White improves to 8-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference while the Blazers fall to 3-4 overall and 0-1 in the league.
The Spartans were paced by senior standout Alysse Beshore as the middle hitter had 11 kills in just 15 attempts with one error. That computes to a blistering .667 attack percentage as she is currently ranked third in the conference in attack percentage at .385. Beshore also had three block solos for the Spartans. Junior captain Heather Bucher also played well for York. She had seven kills in 11 attempts with just one error as she hit .545 in the win. She also had 18 digs, three assists, two block assists and a service ace.
Junior setter Cortni Rentzel handed out 38 assists while she also had six digs and three block assists. Freshman Jessica Moyer added six kills and three digs while sophomore libero Ashley Rineman notched a match-high 19 digs in her three sets played. Senior Alishia Waltermyer also had a strong offensive performance as she hit .417 with six kills and one error in 12 attempts. She also had a pair of block assists in the victory.
The Spartans put their win streak on the line this weekend with a trip to the Neumann University Knights' Invitational. The Spartans open with a match against Wesley on Friday at 2:30 pm followed by a 6:30 pm match against Marywood.
Photo: Junior Heather Bucher registered another solid all around game in the CAC win at Hood. Photo courtesy of Scott Guise.