Knight Moves Up to 20th Nationally; Balseca Sets New Mark

Release Date:
October 17, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – Hilbert College women’s soccer player Tricia Knight (Arcade, NY/Pioneer) recorded her 12th goal of the season last week to move her goals per game average to 1.2 per game. Knight currently ranks 20th nationally among NCAA Division III players through October 15th.

Teammate Amber Balseca (Newfane, NY/Newfane) recorded seven points in Saturday’s 9-0 win over Mount Aloysius College to set a new program high for points in a game. The sophomore midfielder scored two goals and recorded three assists to erase the previous high of six points held by six different players.

The Hawks (6-4-2, 2-2-2) return to action today at conference foe Penn State Behrend. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 pm in Erie, PA.

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.