Volleyball On a Roll, Beats Wells in Three
- Release Date:
- September 12, 2012
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
HAMBURG, NY – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team extended their winning streak to three games after their 3-0 swept of Wells College September 12. Chelsea Reischuck led the victors with 8 digs combined with 4 kills as the Hawks move to 4-1. Wells dropped to 1-6 with the non-conference loss.
The Hawks took commend early in the match with their 25-12, 25-9 and 25-15 set scores. Middle hitter, Rachel Kwiatkowski led the team with .600 hitting percentage after delivering 7 kills many off quick sets from Shannon Memminger (17 assists). Jordan Botsford (6 digs, 3 kills) and Allegra Johnson (7 digs, 3 kills) also were solid contributors.
The Hawks finished with .340 hitting percentage, earned 10 service aces, but sadly, they also gave Wells 12 points off of service miscues.
The Hawks will host their first annual Hilbert Invitational September 14 and 15 when five other NCAA institutions come to Hamburg for the two-day event. Follow this link for Hilbert game times.
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.