HC Men’s Basketball Players Rank Nationally
- Release Date:
- January 23, 2007
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Four Hilbert College men’s basketball players are currently ranked among NCAA Division III leaders through January 21st, 2007. The Hawks (9-7) are at home tonight against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) leader, Lake Erie College (15-1) in an 8:00 pm tip-off.
Junior Dallas Reinard (Smethport, PA/Smethport) is currently 16th in the country in scoring. The AMCC’s leading scorer is averaging 21.9 ppg. The 6’4 junior poured in a career high 46 against Mount Aloysius College on January 6th in an overtime victory, good enough to tie him for the eighth highest performance this year.
Junior guard Michael Reyes (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) is currently 13th nationally in assists per game. The 5’8 point guard leads the AMCC and is dishing out 6.2 dimes per contest.
6’6 senior forward Corey Vander Sluis (Syracuse, NY/West Genesee) is tied for 34th in blocks per game. The AMCC’s leader has 30 on the season and is averaging 2.0 per outing.
6’0 senior guard Glen Ufland (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) knocked down nine three-pointers in an 86-82 loss at Fredonia State on January eighth. The nine treys is the country’s seventh best performance on the year. Ufland has connected on 198 career three-point field goals and is four shy of tying Ed Hills’s (’01) all-time record of 202.
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.