Volleyball Team Downed at FSU Tri-Match

Release Date:
September 30, 2006
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FROSTBURG, MD – Host Frostburg State topped Hilbert College 3-0 (30-14, 30-18, 30-14) before Goucher College earned a 3-0 (30-24, 30-17, 30-21) win over the Hawks in women’s collegiate volleyball action on Saturday.

Against conference for Frostburg State, Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) recorded four kills and teammate Mogan Oag-Walker (Jamestown, NY/Cassadaga Valley) came through with 13 digs. Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) dished out eight assists and contributed six digs in the losing effort.

Later in the day against Goucher College, the Hawks came up short despite a combined 12 kills from Kristy Gonciarz (Cheektowaga, NY/Maryvale) and Rachel Edwards (Westfield, NY/Westfield). Stranc had 16 assists and Ashton Vertalino (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) chipped in with 14 digs to pace the Hawks.

Hilbert (2-12, 0-3) returns to the Hafner Recreation Center for a 7:00 pm match with Buffalo State on Tuesday, October 3rd.

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.