HIlbert Drops to D'Youville in Men's Volleyball

Release Date:
March 8, 2012
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


BUFFALO, NY – Hilbert College suffered a 3-0 loss to D’Youville College in men’s volleyball March 7. The Hawks were shut out (25-12, 25-23, 25-17) by the Spartans after two back-to-back wins over the weekend.

As a team, Hilbert (5-12) finished the match hitting .056 with Scott Ross leading with 6 kills (.297) and four assisted blocks. Stephen Phillips set all 22 of Hilbert’s assists and Ryan Ratajczak earned nine digs. Adam Weaver finished with 10 kills and five digs.

D’Youville’s Chris Krueger led with seven digs and four kills matching Chris Temple’s six kills. D’Youville (7-10) was credited with seven service aces and 7 total blocks.

The Hawks travel this weekend to Nazareth College (Rochester) and close out the United Volleyball Conference’s cross-over weekend schedule. They face Vassar at 11:15am and SUNY New Paltz at 3:45pm March 10. Hilbert finishes the weekend schedule against Bard at 9am March 11.  Follow this link for scheduling details.

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.