HC Volleyball Drops Two Non-League Matches

Release Date:
October 11, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMILTON, NY – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team lost a pair of matches on the road yesterday in a tri-match at Hamilton College. The Hawks fell 24-30, 20-30, 30-23, 30-25, 9-15 to the Wildcats of SUNYIT and later lost 28-30, 27-30, 20-30 to the host Hamilton College Continentals.

Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) recorded five kills while adding 21 assists and five aces. Desiree Miller (Cheektowaga, NY/West Seneca East) chipped in with six service aces for Hilbert against SUNYIT. The 3-2 loss dropped the Hawks to 1-16 record on the season.

Against the Continentals, Hilbert’s Rachel Edwards (Westfield, NY/Westfield) put in a strong performance recording six kills and two aces. Stranc again turned in a solid performance with 20 assists and 10 digs in a losing effort.

Hilbert (1-17) returns to action at home on Saturday, October 15th for an important 1:00 PM contest against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) foe, Frostburg State. The Hawks will also face Oberlin College later in the day at 5:00 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.