Mavericks Soar Past Hawks

Release Date:
February 26, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team fell 3-0 (31-19, 33-31, 30-22) to Medaille College on Wednesday evening February 25, 2009). The loss drops the Hawks to 3-10 overall and 2-4 in the NECVA Western Division.

Freshman Andrew Carll (North Tonawanda, NY/North Tonawanda) led the Hawks with 10 kills. Senior Robert Gerhard (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) chipped in with six kills. Freshman Vincent Amico (Buffalo, NY/Timon) led the Hawks’ offense with 25 assists. Amico also tallied a team-high six digs.

The Hawks return to action Tuesday March 3, at 5:00 pm, when Milwaukee School of Engineering comes to the Hafner Recreation Center. Prior to the game the men’s volleyball program will honor its three seniors. Robert Gerhard, Matt Nash and Mark Smith.

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.