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Hilbert College Athletes Score in Classroom

Overall grade point average of 2.99
Release Date:
June 29, 2010
Contact:
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – The Hilbert College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the overall academic success of its student-athletes during the 2009-2010 year. One hundred and twenty-seven student-athletes wore blue and white uniforms representing the Hawks this year and their combined efforts in the classroom produced an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.99. 

As well, seventy-six student-athletes achieved a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher at the conclusion of the spring semester.
 
For the second time since Hilbert joined the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, one of Hilbert’s student-athletes was chosen as the top female academic performer within the eleven member conference. Senior Maggie Fage led the list of top scholar athletes after earning a cumulative 3.92 grade point average in the human services degree program.
 
At the completion of the fall ’09 semester, the AMCC honored student-athletes who maintained a 3.2 cumulative gpa. Hilbert produced fifty-six student-athletes which was the largest number of Academic All-Conference members since joining the AMCC six years ago.
 
The female sports team earning the highest cumulative gpa was soccer (3.42) followed in descending order by softball (3.25), basketball (3.20), volleyball (3.19) , and cross country (3.19); the male sports team earning the highest cumulative gpa was baseball (3.14) followed by soccer (2.96), volleyball (2.93), golf (2.84), and basketball (2.74).


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.