Men’s Volleyball Downed at Naz

Release Date:
January 31, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

PITTSFORD, NY – The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team ran into national power Nazareth College on Tuesday and lost to the 14th ranked Golden Flyers 13-30, 15-30, and 14-30. The loss drops the Hawks to 0-2 overall and 0-2 in the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) West Division.

Hilbert’s Craig Kilgore (Blasdell, NY/Frontier) and Bobby Gerhard (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) tried to keep the Hawks hopes of an upset alive with six kills each. Setter Sean Carroll (Henrietta, NY/Rush-Henrietta) dished out 14 assists in the losing effort.

The Hawks will look for their first win of the 2006 season Thursday, February 2nd at D’Youville College. Starting time is scheduled for 7:00 pm.

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.