Volleyball Opens at Home

Release Date:
January 26, 2011
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Hamburg, NY – D”Youville College men’s volleyball came from behind in the third set to pull the 3 set-match victory (25-17, 25-18, 25-21) away from Hilbert College on January 26. The Hawks led for a majority of the third set until the Spartans (4-2) scored 4 unanswered points to win the third and deciding set 25-21. D’Youville’s Vince Amico (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon-St. Jude) directed his offense with 14 assists.

Hilbert (0-5) was led by freshman Adam Weaver (Stow, OH/Archbishop Hoban) with 8 kills while sophomore Tony Blasz (Eden, NY/Eden) had 5 kills for .38 hitting percentage.  Junior RJ Sykora (Stow, OH/Stow-Munroe Falls) passed for 21 assists on the night.

Hilbert travels to Nazareth College February 1st for their first United Volleyball Conference game. 


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.