HC's Lee-Jeffries Named AMCC POTW

Release Date:
February 21, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

February 21, 2005


GIBSONIA, PAHilbert College women’s basketball player Autumn Lee-Jeffries (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) has been named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week for the week ending February 20th. 


Lee-Jeffries, a 6’1 junior forward averaged 24.0 points, 17.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks for the Hawks who went 1-2 this past week.  Her highlight was a 25-point, 23-rebound performance in a victory at home over Mount Aloysius College on Saturday.  She also had 28 points and 17 rebounds versus Penn State Altoona and 19 points, 11 boards against non-conference opponent Alfred University.


Through February 13th, Lee-Jeffries was ranked second nationally in blocked shots per game swatting 3.9 per contest.  She completes her junior season with the Hawks with an average of 15.1 ppg, and 10.9 rpg, while recording 95 blocked shots on the year.


The Hawks complete their first season of AMCC play at 5-13 and 7-18 overall.

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.