Lions Stop Hawks

Release Date:
February 4, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s basketball team fell to 0-20 overall and 0-13 in AMCC play with an 88-16 loss to Penn State Behrend on Wednesday evening (February 4, 2009).

Penn State Behrend opened the game on a 21-2 run. Sophomore Amanda Dudek (North Tonawanda, NY/North Tonawanda) ended the Lion run with a jumper at the 15:43 mark of the first half. Freshman Julie Bossard (Arkport, NY/Canisteo-Greenwood) notched Hilbert’s second basket with 13:50 remaining.

That was all the scoring Hilbert would manage in the first half. Penn State Behrend led 49-4 at the break.

In the second half, Behrend outscored Hilbert 39-12, to claim the victory. Freshman Kaitlyn Wetzel (Ripon, WI/Ripon) and sophomore Elizabeth Kennedy (Lisbon, NY/Lisbon) each registered a team-high five second half points for Hilbert.

The Hawks return to action February 7, at 1 pm against the Mounties of Mount Aloysius College.

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.