Spartans Spike Hawks

Release Date:
February 10, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team fell to D’Youville College 3-0 (20-30, 28-30, 25-30) in a NECVA Western Division showdown, on Tuesday night (February 10, 2009). With the loss, the Hawks fall to 3-5 overall and 2-3 in NECVA West games.

Senior Robert Gerhard (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) led the Hawks’ attack with 16 Kills. Gerhard also recorded 9 digs. Freshman Vince Amico (Buffalo, NY/Timon) paced the Hawks with 24 assists. Sophomore Dan Wolfe (Rochester, NY/Irondequoit) chipped in with 7 Kills and 7 digs.

The Hawks return to action Saturday February 14, when Stevenson University travels to Western New York.

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.