Grosch Leads Hawks in Defeat
- Release Date:
- January 27, 2011
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Erie, PA – Penn State Behrend (13-4, 9-2) took a 49-10 half time lead and turned it into a 86-26 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference victory over Hilbert College in women’s basketball January 26th. The Lions are 11-2 since December 1st and are currently working on a 4-game win streak. Hilbert’s Amber Grosch (Depew, NY/Depew) scored half the Hawks points (13) and pulled down 6 rebounds in 39 minutes of play. Hilbert drops to 0-11 in conference and 1-16 overall.
Behrend was led by freshman Natalie Corso with 18 points (6 for 7 behind the arc) in 12 minutes of play. The home team shot 45% behind the three-point line and out-rebounded the Hawks by 17. Hilbert surrendered 21 offensive rebounds to the taller Lions who also finished the game with 30 steals.
Up next for the Haws is a home game against Pitt-Greensburg (4-15, 4-8) on January 29th with a 2pm tip.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.