Men’s Volleyball Team Loses on the Road

Release Date:
February 3, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team lost to host D’Youville College 30-21, 30-12, and 30-12 in the Division III action Monday night.

Dustin Riker (Frontier/Blasdell, NY), John Jordan (Bishop Ludden/Syracuse, NY), and Tommy Cone (St. Thomas More/Rapid City, SD) each recorded two kills to lead the Hawks (0-2) in the losing effort. Jordan and Cone also had four digs each, while Shawn Bottemley (Williamsville South/Williamsville, NY) recorded three assists.

John Colosi and Aaron Miller combined for 15 kills for the Spartans, who entered the game ranked number two in the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association.

Hilbert will travel to face Philadelphia Bible Friday night, and will play against Villa Julie College and Eastern Mennonite University Saturday morning.

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.