Clay Smith and Elena Zinaich

Clay Smith and Elena Zinaich

Clay Smith of men’s soccer and Elena Zinaich of women’s volleyball have been named Hood College’s Athletes of the Week, both for a second time in a row, for September 24, 2018.

In the 3-0 victory over the St. Vincent Bearcats, Clay Smith recorded his 10th goal of the year ten minutes into the match to extend his goal-scoring streak to seven games, breaking the Hood record for most consecutive games with a goal. The junior also added two assists to his total.

Elena Zinaich became the Blazers' all-time leader in kills in a five-set victory over Eastern Mennonite. She had 20 kills on the evening to end the night with exactly 1200 kills, surpassing the old record of 1191 by Jenni Ferris (1998-01). Zinaich also had five blocks.


Complete List of Hood College Athletes of the Week