HC Volleyball Splits at SUNY New Paltz

Release Date:
February 18, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

NEW PALTZ, NY – The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team improved to 2-8 on the season after a 3-2 (28-30, 24-30, 30-27, 30-27, 15-12) come from behind victory over Polytechnic University on Saturday afternoon. The Hawks dropped a 0-3 (17-30, 24-30, 20-30) decision to host SUNY New Paltz later in the day.

Against Polytechnic, the visiting Hawks received double-doubles from outside hitters Bobby Gerhard (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) and Brian Wojcik (Buffalo, NY/St. Mary’s). Gerhard finished with 29 kills and 17 digs, while Wojcik totaled 11 kills and 13 digs. Luke Whelan (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) registered 18 kills and Sean Carroll (Henrietta, NY/Rush-Henrietta) chipped in with 55 assists for the winners.

Against the host Hawks of SUNY New Paltz, Gerhard pounded out eight kills with Carroll contributing 15 assists in the losing effort.

Hilbert will return home for a match against Philadelphia Biblical College on Saturday, February 25th at 10:00 AM at the Hafner Recreation Center.

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.