Zinni Named AMCC Defensive Player of Week

Release Date:
September 28, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Pittsburgh, PA - The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced Hilbert's Mary Zinni as the Defensive Player of the Week ending September 26, 2010.  The junior goalie had an outstanding week for the Hawks earning two shutout wins as the team went 2-0. 

Against Thiel College, Zinni (Batavia, NY/Batavia) made 6 saves in 90 minutes of play in the team's 1-0 victory.  On September 25, the Hawks played their first AMCC game at Greensburg, and after another shut out performance by Zinni, they returned home with a 2-0 win, improving their record to 4-5 (1-0).  

For the week, Zinni made 13 saves in 180 minutes of play, earned her fourth shut out this season, and moved to fifteen shut outs in her two and a half season career thus far.

During the 2009 soccer season, Zinni was named AMCC Defensive Player of the Week and ECAC Div. III Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Week.

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.