Redhawks Get by Lady Hawks

Release Date:
January 27, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

PITTSBURGH, PA – Shauna Brown scored 15 points and Marlis Graves added 14 and seven rebounds to lead the La Roche College women’s basketball team to a 54-44 win over Hilbert College on Saturday. The loss drops the Hawks to 1-17 overall and 1-11 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC).

Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) paced the Hawks with 15 points and 11 rebounds while teammate Lucy Zver (Troupsburg, NY/Jasper-Troupsburg) chipped in with 12 markers and nine boards in a losing effort. The Hawks won the rebounding battle (38-32), but surrendered 20 turnovers to the Redhawks (4-14, 3-9) who forced 12 steals in the win.

The Hawks will look to regroup for an important AMCC contest at Penn State Behrend on Wednesday. Tip-off in Erie, PA is scheduled for 6:00 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.