Hawk Cagers Stay Nationally Ranked

Release Date:
February 3, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
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February 3, 2005


HAMBURG, NYHilbert College women’s basketball players’ Autumn Lee-Jeffries (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) and Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) continue to stay atop the NCAA Division III leader board in blocked shots per game. 


In the latest rankings through January 30, Lee-Jeffries is currently second in the country with an average of 4.2 blocked shots per game.  The 6’1 junior has 71 blocks for the season and sits right behind current leader Megan Rulon (76 blocks, 4.8 per game) from Rutgers-Camden University.


McHale is currently tied for 23rd nationally with an average of 2.3 blocks per game.  The 5’11 freshman has 39 blocks on the season. 


The Hawks are also ranked third as a team in field goal percentage defense.  Through 17 games played, Hilbert is holding opponents to 30.1% shooting.


Hilbert College (6-12) returns to action on Saturday, February 5th to play host to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference foe, Medaille College.  Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 pm 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.