Hawks Face Mavericks In The AMCC Semi-finals

Release Date:
February 22, 2012
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The seedings held true for the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference playoffs, with Hilbert College and Penn State Behrend advancing on the men’s side and Mount Aloysius College and Penn State Behrend victorious in the women’s bracket.   The quest for the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament continues Friday, February 24.

On the men’s side, the #1 seed and tournament host Medaille College will take on our Hilbert Hawks, #4, at 5:30 pm. In the 8pm game, defending champion and #2 seed La Roche squares off against #3 Penn State Behrend.  
Admission is ADULTS $4.00, STUDENTS (with ID) $2.00, KIDS (under 12) FREE per session. 
There are TWO sessions on Friday; Doors will open at 4:45pm for the 5:30pm game, and gym will be emptied between sessions. Doors will reopen 30 minutes before start of second game which is scheduled for an 8pm tip. The seating capacity is very limited, so anyone without reserved seats risks having to watch the game on the big screen in the cafeteria located just outside the gymnasium at Medaille.
Details on the AMCC men’s basketball tournament will be made available on this Medaille College sports page:
Game stats and game video/audio will be streamed live for those who can’t travel to North Buffalo for the tournament.
For the women, top seeded La Roche College will take on the #4 Mounties at 6pm. #2 Medaille College, a four-time AMCC champion, face #3 Penn State Behrend at 8pm.
Both championship games will be played at 3pm Saturday, February 25.


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.