Lady Hawks Fall to Bobcats, 62-51

Release Date:
January 10, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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GREENSBURG, PA – Nicole Reiser led all scorers with 18 points and added a game-high five assists to pace the University of Pitt-Greensburg to a 62-51 women’s basketball win over Hilbert College. The loss drops the Hawks to 1-11 overall and 1-5 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC).

The host Bobcats held a 30-24 advantage at the half and shot an impressive 51.9% from the field in the second stanza to secure the win and improve to 6-6 (4-2). Hilbert won the battle on the boards (36-31) but were victims of 16 Bobcat steals and 26 turnovers on the night.

Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) turned in a double-double performance for Hilbert with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Lucy Zver (Troupsburg, NY/Jasper-Troupsburg) finished with 12 points and Kaitlyn Miller (Depew, NY/Depew) chipped in with 10 in a losing effort.

Hilbert will look to regroup on Saturday as the Hawks play host to Frostburg State with tip-off scheduled for 2:00 pm.

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.