HC Lady Cagers Drop Two on the Road

Release Date:
January 14, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

GREENSBURG, PA – Frostburg State outscored the Hilbert College women’s basketball team 78-45 on Friday night before the University of Pitt-Greensburg registered a 78-45 win on Saturday in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) play. The Hawks fall to 3-8 overall and 2-3 in the league.

In Frostburg, Maryland on Friday evening, the host Bobcats (9-2, 5-0) forced 32 Hilbert turnovers while holding the Hawks to 30.6% shooting from the field. Trailing 20-36 at the break, the Hawks couldn’t contain the Bobcats 53.3% second half shooting and failed to rally while being outscored 42-25.

Hilbert Freshman Lindsey Bergman (Amherst, NY/Holy Angels) led the Hawks with 10 points and six rebounds while Caryn Wright came off the bench to score 16 points in leading five different Bobcats in double figures.

In Saturday’s loss at the University of Pitt-Greensburg, Hilbert’s Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) scored 13 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to pace the Hawks against the Lady Bobcats who improved to 9-4 (5-1).

The Home team led 45-27 at the half and finished the game with 21 of 49 rebounds coming on the offensive end. Tish Hines led the winners with 14 points and seven rebounds while teammate Tiffany Menhorn chipped in with 14 points on a perfect six for six shooting performance, included two three-pointers.

The Hawks will look to regroup for a 6:00 pm game at the University of Pitt-Bradford on Tuesday, January 17th.

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.