Hawks Stormed by Keuka, 3-0

Release Date:
September 21, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY – The Keuka College Storm took three straight games (30-17, 30-15, 30-23) from the Hilbert College Hawks Wednesday night in women’s NCAA Division III volleyball action. The loss drops the Hawks to 1-8 on the season.

Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) led the host Hawks with 14 kills while Nicolette Newton (Forestville, NY/Forestville) chipped in with eight in the losing effort. Desire Miller (Cheektowaga, NY/West Seneca East) anchored the Hawks defense with four blocks on the night.

The Hawks travel to NAIA Division II Point Park College in Pittsburgh, PA this weekend for a tri-match with the Pioneers and the Bison from Bethany College. Saturday’s start time is scheduled for 1:00 pm.

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.