Macri Earns All-Conference Honors

Release Date:
November 8, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

November 8, 2004


GIBSONIA, PAHilbert College senior midfielder Jessica Macri (Lewiston, NY/Niagara Falls) has been named to the 2004 All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Second Team.  Macri finished the 2004 season as the Hawks co-leader in assists (5) and game-winning goals (2).


Macri completed her career at Hilbert as one of the most prolific assist makers in Hawks history.  In her first year, she led all NCAA Division III freshmen in assists per game average (1.06) and ranked second overall, while garnering All-Northeastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) honors.  She once again led her class in assists per game her sophomore season (1.0), and received All-NEAC honors for the second consecutive year.  Macri was selected to the All-NEAC team for the third straight season her junior year, and also received her third All-NEAC Academic team selection.


“Jessica has been a tremendous student-athlete at Hilbert College and being selected to the all-conference team is a remarkable accomplishment,” Head Coach Jamie Ruggiero said. “Jessica certainly deserved this recognition, and the coaching staff along with the team would like to congratulate her on a fantastic collegiate career.”


The Hawks finished the season 6-9-1 overall and 3-6 in conference play, narrowly missing out on the AMCC tournament. 

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.