Hilbert’s McHale Ranked in Blocks

Release Date:
January 23, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s (AMCC) leader in blocked shots per game currently ranks 11th nationally on the NCAA Division III leader board.  Hilbert College women’s basketball player Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) is averaging 2.9 blocks per game through 16 contests.

McHale has swatted 46 shots for the Hawks and tied her career-high of seven in each of the Hawks last two games.  Simpson College’s Asley Katch is currently the country’s leader with 93 and holds a 5.5 blocks per game average.

McHale is a 5’11 junior forward and leads the Hawks (1-15, 1-9) in seven different statistical categories. Hilbert plays host to Lake Erie College (5-10, 5-5) tonight at 6:00 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.