Hawks Close Out Regular Season

Grosch and Zinni combine for 24 points
Release Date:
February 22, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
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FROSTBURG, MD:   The women’s basketball team traveled to Frostburg, Maryland for their final AMCC match up and final game of the regular season on Saturday, February 21.  The Hawks were in search of a win in their season finale, but fell short to the Bobcats 37-78. Sophomore guard Mary Zinni (Batavia, NY/ Batavia) and freshman forward Amber Grosch (Depew, NY/ Depew) combined for 24 points in the loss scoring 13 and 11 points respectively. The loss left the Hawks with an (0-20) AMCC record and an ( 0-25) record for the season.

The Hawks started out the game slow as the Bobcats were able to hold Hilbert to zero points in the first six minutes of play. Frostburg continued to dominate throughout the remainder of the half leading the Hawks 47-12 heading into the locker room.

Brittany James led all scorers on the day with 18 points and pulled down 15 boards.  James’ 15 points boasted her career total to 1,000 points. An overall solid performance by James and her teammates lifted the Bobcats to a 78-37 victory over the Hawks.
Frostburg will participate in the AMCC Tournament as they clinched the #3 seed for the playoffs. The tournament will be hosted by in state rival and #1 seed for the tournament, Medaille College. Playoffs begin Tuesday, February 23 and run through the 27 with the championship game taking place at 1:00 p.m.


Tues., Feb. 23: First Round
#7 Pitt-Bradford at #2 Pitt-Greensburg, 7p                                      
#6 La Roche at #3 Frostburg St., 6p
#5 PS-Behrend at #4 PS-Altoona, 6p
Hosted by Medaille College
Fri., Feb. 26
1:00pm:  #1 Medaille vs. winner 5v4
3:00pm:  Winner 7v2 vs. Winner 6v3
Sat., Feb. 27
Championship - 1:00pm


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.