HC Volleyball Team Spikes Elms; Hawks Fall to Mt. Ida and Lasell

Release Date:
March 15, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

March 15, 2004

Chicopee, MA - Hilbert College freshman Dustin Riker (Frontier/Blasdell, NY) recorded 32 assists to go along with 11 digs to lead the visiting Hawks over Elms College 30-27, 30-25, and 30-24 in men's volleyball Saturday afternoon.

Craig Kilgore (Frontier/Buffalo, NY) and Tom Cone (St. Thomas More/Rapid City, SD) combined for 31 kills and 26 digs to give the Hawks their third win on the season.

On Friday night, the Hawks lost to Mt. Ida College 30-26, 30-19, and 30-21.  Kilgore paced the Hawks with 10 kills with Riker chipping in with 16 assists in the losing effort.

Hilbert rounded out the weekend by falling to Lasell College late Saturday afternoon 31-29, 30-14, and 30-20.  Riker collected 23 assists with Kilgore adding 15 kills for the visiting Hawks. 

Hilbert currently stands at 3-13 with their final regular season game scheduled for 8 p.m. March 24 at Medaille College.

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.