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Volleyball At UVC Weekend, Basketball at MAC

Release Date:
February 9, 2012
Contact:
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – This is a big weekend for Hilbert College’s athletic teams as they travel for important league matches. 

The men’s volleyball team competes in their first United Volleyball Conference (UVC) cross-over weekend hosted by Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ), February 11 and 12. The men and women’s basketball teams travel to Cresson, PA for rematch games against Mount Aloysius College February 11. 

The volleyball team is ratcheting-up their league play while the basketball teams are winding down their schedule as they position themselves for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play-offs.

On day one of UVC action, the Hawks face SUNYIT at 1pm and Stevens at 5pm February 11 (view the Stevens (ONLY) game stats LIVE and watch the match LIVE on Empire8 TV). New York University squares off against Hilbert at 2pm February 12 before the Hawks travel back to Hamburg Sunday night.   Currently, Hilbert is 0-1 in league standings having just lost to D’Youville College February 7.

Stay connected to all the UVC weekend action by visiting the results page hosted by Stevens. You can also link to live stats and live video from this page:

http://www.stevensducks.com/sports/mvball/release.asp?release_id=6820

Saturday, Feb. 11, the men’s basketball team hopes to sweep Mount Aloysius in their 3pm rematch. The Hawks (9-6) out-gunned the Mounties (6-9), 111-101, January 14 with five Hilbert players reaching double figure scoring. The women’s basketball team is preparing for a battle while they look to grab the win from the Mounties (9-6) at 5pm. Hilbert (2-13) dropped their first meeting (66-53) after heading into the locker room deadlocked at 28 by half time.  Follow Facebook/Twitter for Hilbert updates following the basketball games.



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.