Weaver Finishes Year Ranked #1 in Division III Volleyball
- Release Date:
- May 16, 2013
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Adam Weaver (Stow, OH/Archbishop Hoban) as the 2013 NCAA Division III statistical champion in Kills Per Set in men’s volleyball.
Weaver was credited with 311 kills in the 72 sets played during Hilbert College’s 2013 season. His 4.32 kills per set led the sixty-one Division III programs in the country.
Weaver became Hilbert’s All-Time Kill Leader (834) early in his junior year after only forty-eight matches. The Outside Hitter completed his junior season leading the Hawks in kills (311), attempts (719) and hitting percentage (.287) as Hilbert’s primary target. With that in mind, opponents prepared to defend his net-play, and yet he was still able to perform for the Hawks. Weaver also led Hilbert in service aces (31) and points per set (4.97).
Hilbert is a member of the United Volleyball Conference, considered the most competitive conference in Division III men’s volleyball. Six of Hilbert’s UVC members finished the 2013 season ranked in the Division III Top 15 Poll, and Hilbert (6-21) competed against 8 of the Top 15 teams during the season.
Weaver repeated as a United Volleyball Conference Honorable Mention All-Conference player, having earned that same award at the completion of his freshman year and for the second consecutive season, Weaver was an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference 1st Team All-Conference member.
Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.
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