Hilbert’s Stranc earns post-season honors

Release Date:
May 7, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

GIBSONIA, PA – Hilbert College softball player Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) has been named a 2007 All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Honorable Mention selection. The junior shortstop started all 31 games for the Hawks this past spring including eight on the mound where she went 2-5.

Stranc led the Hawks in at bats (87), hits (30), slugging percentage (.471), and her team best of three triples ranks fourth in the AMCC. Her five doubles tied for the team lead and her eight RBIs ranked her third. As a pitcher, the left-hander had a team best ERA of 8.29 and tossed 14 strikeouts in 51 innings of work.

The Hawks completed the 2007 season with a 4-28 record in the first year of the Kerry Levett-era and welcome back a scheduled 12 returners next spring.

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.