HC's McHale Earns AMCC Honors

Release Date:
February 26, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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GIBSONIA, PA – Hilbert College junior Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) has been named a Second Team All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) selection. The 5’11 forward was an honorable mention selection in 2005-06.

McHale paced the Hawks with 12.5 ppg and 10.6 rpg while recording 77 blocks on the season. She led the AMCC in rebounds and blocks and currently ranks 23rd and seventh nationally in each of these two categories. Her best performance was on January 20th when she recorded 30 points, 16 rebounds, and seven blocked shots in a loss to Penn State Altoona. McHale is currently third on the college’s all-time scoring list with 745 points and is second in rebounds with 811 over a three-year career. Her 197 blocked shots ranks second.

McHale is one of eight scheduled returners expected back next season for third-year coach Kara Rehbaum.

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.