LEC Storms Hawks for 3-0 Volleyball Win

Release Date:
October 26, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

PAINESVILLE, OH – The Lake Erie College Storm took three straight games from the visiting Hilbert College Hawks women’s volleyball team Wednesday night to earn an important 30-19, 30-20, 30-14 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) match. The win improves the Storm to 8-21 overall and 4-4 in the AMCC while keeping their post-season hopes alive.

Despite the loss, Hilbert (1-24, 0-8) received six kills and six digs from Ashton Vertalino (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg), eight kills and five digs from Keri Bush (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads), and 20 assists and 10 digs from Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca East).

The Hawks return to action at home this Saturday to close out the season with a tri-match against AMCC foe Penn State Altoona and local rival, D’Youville College. Action gets underway at 12:00 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.