Lee-Jeffries Named First Team All-AMCC

Release Date:
February 28, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

February 28, 2005


GIBSONIA, Pa.Hilbert College forward Autumn Lee-Jeffries (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) was selected to the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) first team for her performance in the 2004-05 season. 


Lee-Jeffries started all 25 games for the women’s basketball team, averaging 15.1 points and 10.9 rebounds.  Her 3.8 blocks per game led the conference, and ranked second amongst NCAA Division III women.   The junior also registered 12 games in which she recorded double figures in both points and rebounds, and was named AMCC Player of the Week for the week of February 20.  Lee-Jeffries was also selected Hilbert College Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2004.


“Autumn had a great year for us,” first year head coach Kara Rehbaum said.  “This award will help her to understand what a dominating player she can be next season.  When the game was on the line, we knew that Autumn was in there fighting until the final buzzer.  I am sure that this award will motivate her to become one of the best players to have played at Hilbert College.”


Lee-Jeffries is Hilbert College’s all-time career blocks leader with 242.  She is also currently third on the all-time career scoring (775) and rebounding (594) lists at Hilbert College.  Previously, Lee-Jeffries was named to the second team All-North Eastern Athletic Conference second team in 2003-04. 


The Hawks women’s basketball team finished the season with a 7-18 record, and 5-13 in their first season of AMCC play.


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.