Women's Soccer Team Blanks D'Youville

Release Date:
October 22, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Hilbert College women’s soccer team defeated NEAC rival D’Youville College 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon in NCAA Division III action. The Lady Hawks improve to 8-9 on the season and 5-2 in NEAC play.

Nicole DeVantier (Niagara Catholic/Lewiston, NY) and Michelle Greco (Southwestern/Jamestown, NY) led the Hilbert offense with two goals apiece. Sue Bennett (North Tonawanda/North Tonawanda, NY), Shannon Bieniek (West Seneca West/Orchard Park, NY), and Jeanmarie Brady (Lakeshore/Derby, NY) each added a goal and Jessica Macri (Niagara Falls/Niagara Falls, NY) totaled two assists for the Lady Hawks. The defense held the Spartans to one shot against goalie Wendy Brusso (Marion/Marion, NY), who earned the shutout.

The Lady Hawks will travel to play conference foe Medaille College on Friday afternoon.

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.