Lady Hawks Lose at NYU

Release Date:
December 22, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Rachel Wojdowski led with a game high 22 points and was among three New York University Violets to achieve double figures to give NYU an 88-51 win over visiting Hilbert College in women’s NCAA Division III basketball action.

Hilbert trailed 44-28 at the half as the Violets collected 17 points from the foul line despite being held to 1 of 11 shooting from the three-point line.

The Violets’ smothering defense collected 12 steals while forcing 29 Hawk turnovers on the afternoon as NYU received scoring from 15 different players.

Hilbert (4-5, 1-0) was led by Amanda Smolarek’s (Villa Maria/Lancaster, NY) 11 points and 11 rebounds while teammate Natalie Samuelson (Jamestown/Jamestown, NY) chipped in with 10 points in the losing effort.

Hilbert returns to action at 6 p.m. Jan. 7 when the Hawks play host to SUNY Fredonia.

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.