Saxons Clip Hawks

Release Date:
November 26, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s basketball team fell to Alfred University 80-27, Tuesday evening November 25. The loss drops the Hawks record to 0-4 on the season.

The host Saxons used a 24-8 run over the game’s first 11:14 to seize control of the contest.

The Hawks got a career-high 12 points from freshman Mary Zinni (Batavia, NY/Batavia). Zinni also grabbed 5 rebounds and recorded two steals for Hilbert. Junior Jackie Pienkowski (Buffalo NY/Holy Angels) chipped in with 6 points for the Hawks who shot just 23.7% from the field on the evening. Freshman Julie Bossard (Arkport, NY/Canisteo-Greenwood) posted a team-high 7 rebounds for the Hawks, to go along with 3 points, 1 block and 1 steal.

The Hawks return to action Sunday afternoon, November 30 at 2:00 p.m. when R.I.T. travels to 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.