HC's Brittain Competes in Louisiana

Release Date:
June 8, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – Hilbert College men’s volleyball coach Charlie Brittain competed in the Men’s BB Club Championships of the USA Volleyball Open in New Orleans, Louisiana from May 31 to June 3rd.

Playing for Club Distillery out of Rochester, New York, the team finished second in the double-elimination gold bracket with Brittain receiving the honor of being named to the All Tournament Team. Club Distillery lost the gold medal game to the Texas Rangers 25-18 after previously defeating the Rangers in a best of three-match, 2-0.

Brittain’s squad made it to the championship game by defeating three teams from New York State and by finishing first in its pool. In all, 52 teams from across the country competed in the Men’s BB Club Tournament.

Brittain is a resident of Angola, NY and is in his second year at the helm of the men’s volleyball program at Hilbert 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.