Collier Hits Two Home Runs Against D'Youville

Release Date:
April 26, 2013
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HAMBURG, NY – D’Youville had a big inning in each game powered the same way, by a grand slam, to take two AMCC games from Hilbert College April 25. The Spartans raced to an 8-0 game one and battled to a 13-5 nightcap win.

Hilbert’s Rachel Collier went three for three in the second game, connecting for two home runs and a double. 

Kalie McHenry delivered a grand slam in the top of the third inning which broke open a 3-3 tie. Then, in the bottom of the 5th, Collier connected for her second homerun to cut the difference to 3.    D’Youville exploded for five runs the next inning which ended the game.

Amber Grosch added a pair of hits while Jaelyn Gotham dropped to 5-9 in her rookie pitching campaign for the Hawks.

Shannon Evans opened the day with her grand slam as D’Youville put six runs on the board by the middle of the first inning. Hilbert’s Natalie Whitman earned the Hawks solo hit in the fourth inning. D’Youville’s McHenry fired a one-hitter carrying the Spartans to a 8-0 victory in the opening game.

Hilbert (6-20, 4-12) travels to Steubenville, OH this weekend to close out their 2013 season at Franciscan University.

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.