Hawks Drop First UVC Match

Release Date:
January 31, 2013
The Office of Sports Information
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Box Score

BUFFALO, NY – Adam Weaver’s 9 kills led Hilbert College in the Hawks United Volleyball Conference league loss at D’Youville College January 31. Hilbert moved to 2-3 (0-1) and D’Youville improved to 4-1 (1-0).

The Spartans jumped out to a 19-8 lead to open the first set as they cruised to a 25-15 finish. Hilbert challenged the hosts in the second set (26-24) before D’Youville turned the heat back up and closed the match, 25-18. 

David Mellerski was credited with 17 assists and Ryan Ratajczak and Korey Schwab each added 5 digs.  Schwab earned three blocks (1 solo) as did Scott Ross. Hilbert finished the match hitting( -.041). 

Matt Loos had 11 kills while Jay Senozetnik earned 33 assists for the Spartans, who finished with (.186) hitting percentage.

The Hawks return to action Sunday, February 3 when they host an AMCC tri-match with Penn State Altoona and D’Youville. The Lions bring their first-year program to Hamburg and face the Hawks at 10 am and the Spartans at noon before Hilbert looks for a revenge match against D’Youville at 2pm. 

Plenty of time to make the XLVII Super Bowl kick-off at 6:30 pm.

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.